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I am going to try out for the cheerleading team, I need to get a physical. What does a sports physical consist of?

I am going to try out for the cheerleading team, I need to get a physical. What does a sports physical consist of?

Depend on your schoo: this will depend on your school, the rules and guidelines they have. Usually it is a physical examination, and now some schools are doing cardiac evaluations as well. You need to find out what the guidelines are for your school district. Ask your physician and that should help. ...Read more

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I'm a cheerleader and I was stretching and my coach came around to push us down and something popped in my hip ever since I get bad pains in my hip?

I'm a cheerleader and I was stretching and my coach came around to push us down and something popped in my hip ever since I get bad pains in my hip?

Ruptured ligament?: Without detailed exam cannot answer. You should be seen by your doc or a sports med orthopedist who will give you a thorough exam. Your coach was behaving like a fool and he may have caused this accident. Get seen soon. ...Read more

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I have a ton of scabs from something we don't know but there all over my legs how can I get them off over night? Because I am a cheerleader. Help!

I have a ton of scabs from something we don't know but there all over my legs how can I get them off over night? Because I am a cheerleader. Help!

Scabs on legs: you have had some sort of trauma or infection. There is nothing to do to get rid of them overnight. I suggest you see your doctor or dermatologist to determine the source and determine any treatment needed. ...Read more

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Doc and nurse say it takes about 10 days for recovery, I want to get back to high school cheerleading. After arthroscopy, when is it safe?

Doc and nurse say it takes about 10 days for recovery, I want to get back to high school cheerleading. After arthroscopy, when is it safe?

Depends: It depends why you are undergoing an arthroscopy procedure and which joint we are talking about. If we are talking about the knee, it is reasonable that you can return to cheerleading, but it may take 4-6 weeks depending on what is done surgically. ...Read more

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I'm a cheerleader for my college team. How do I get rid of my ecezma within 2- 3 weeks, so i can look good for cheer. Without going to a doctor.

I'm a cheerleader for my college team. How do I get rid of my ecezma within 2- 3 weeks, so i can look good for cheer. Without going to a doctor.

Eczema treatment: Providing your diagnosis is correct, you can try otc Hydrocortisone a few times a day & use moisturizer as often as you can to keep you skin moist and healthy. If time restrain and looking good are the issue, don't you think it would worth a trip to see a physician to get the diagnosis and treatment right? What if your diagnosis is wrong or otc meds is not strong enough to heal your skin on time? ...Read more

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How might cheerleading injuries be treated in small schools?

How might cheerleading injuries be treated in small schools?

See below: Depends on the type of injury. Simple musculoskeletal injuries would require the riice mnemonic only ( rest, ice, ibuprofen, compression, elevation). Other injury treatment depends on the type. ...Read more