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How Long Should You Wait After Having A Discectomy Until You Can Begin To Play Golf Again
Depends: In general people can resume most activities almost immediately. I usually tell people to limit heavy lifting, bending, twisting for about a month to let the soft tissues (skin, muscle) heal. Ask your surgeon for specific restrictions; if there was a large hole in the outer disk, more time for healing may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discectomy is the a surgical procedure in which the ruptured portion of a ruptured spinal disc (the pad between two vertebrae) is removed. Disc tissue near the rupture may also be removed, but usually most of the disc is saved. If a spinal fusion is needed, a more ...Read more
If posteror cervicle foramimotomy goes well, how long before i can safely play golf. C6, c7, t1....Herniated disc?
I had lower back pain since long which use to get better and often come back.the pain never travel towards legs or no weakness is felt. I play golf?
How long does it take for a 14 year old to play golf again after a open repair of a clavicle fracture?
Clavicle Healing: Clavicle fractures generally heal in 6 to 12 weeks. A teenager at that age will tend to heal very quickly compared to an older adult. Depending on x-ray evidence of healing observed with your surgeon, In my experience you should anticipate gradual return to sport 8 to 12 weeks after surgery in this age group. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will weight lifting or playing golf have any long term effects, like joint instability, muscle weakness and pain?
You need to: find out what is causing the pain before it can be treated. There are many causes of elbow pain. Golfing can be associated with Golfers Elbow aka medial epicondylitis. You shoulder consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon/sports medicine specialist to get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Focus on recovery from your procedure, reduction of post-procedure pain & residual symptoms and improvement of function. Many factors go into "return to play" decisions. Your surgeon will hopefully guide through this process. If cleared to golf, then working with a physical therapist with an interest/expertise in treating golfers may be helpful. ...Read more
Golfing: Playing golf with broken ribs is unlikely to cause any long term problems. Depending on when the injury occurred, how many ribs are broken and the location, you will likely experience some pain with your swing. Aside from effecting your game a little, no real harm in getting out there ...Read more
Broken ribs: I would probably wait at least another 2-4 weeks for healing. Then try light practice swings to see how it feels. Increase swing speed and rotation as you feel better. ...Read more
I horse ride and play golf, but i feel like I should have a stronger upper body, what are some ways?
Well surgery is deci: Decided by you and your surgeon. Discuss this with your surgeon. All meniscus tears do not need surgery. ...Read more
Maybe: Some people can do ok with activities which dont involve cutting or pivoting. If your knee is giving out after a course of rehab the acl should be addressed. Would lean toward reconstruction at 35 though. ...Read more
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