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How To Swim Competitive Backstroke
NO: Wait till it heals. Not that it will harm the wound but in consideration for others in the pool ...Read more
When there is a drought, how do you know if water in a pond or lake is too concentrated to be safe to swim in?
I have 2 ringworm marks and I live in a warm country so I need to swim in the sea can I swim with ringworm or will it get worse? I have used an anti
Me and my wife gong to Schlitterbahn water park this Wednesday she may have her period and she hate to swim is it if she swims while in it ?
Is it OK to swim in hot springs and chlorine pools 2 weeks after having my ear lobe pierced? I read 6 weeks is optimum but Id like to return to train as soon as possible. Any particular care? Any advice is welcome. Thank you!!!
Ear pierce: I would discuss with your piercer. Who knows the water in your area I hope. ...Read more
Is it okay to swim in a chlorinated swimming pool while having an open anal fistula?It is leaking pus, and is open to the outside.
Form & function: Here are some thoughts: use proper form and prepare with good conditioning including calisthenics and stretching exercises. Stop or slow down exercising if you begin to experience pain. Gradually build up the duration and intensity of exercise. Get enough rest & recovery time between workouts. Get to know a good physical therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arnica: Right after your swim, try massaging arnica cream into the areas that tend to get sore. ...Read more
Can kid swim competitively 2 weeks after a small spine T13 bone fracture? One doctor said backstroke and breast strokes are fine and maybe freestyle.
T-13?: Most people only have 12 thoracic vertebrae. The ones below are your lumbar vertebrae. Is this what you mean? ...Read more
Can kid swim competitively 2 weeks after a small spine T11 bone fracture? One doctor said backstroke and breast strokes are fine and maybe freestyle.
My 7 year old daughter hit her head on the side of in ground pool while doing backstroke and said as she swam away herd a poping sound. Worried?
What would happen if you swim backstroke and someone that is 12 years old dive on your face? Will your face bone break? Wondering....please answer
My son is a swimmer and when pushing off during the backstroke he has injured the top of his foot around ankle there is no swelling or bruising what c?
Maybe tendonitis: Depending on how hard he hit the side of the pool when he was practicing he could have just bruised the top of his foot, he could have injured either a tendon or a nerve in that area or he could have a small stress fracture. If he is in a competive situation i would have it evaluated by a sports medicine podiatrist in your area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Capitalism : Dentistry is not an exact science even though most dentists are licensed or go to accredited schools. There are many differences between the knowledge and expertise of dentists. That's why some feel that they can charge more and rightfully so. Do not look at dentistry as a commodity. Not all fillings crowns and dentists are the same. Research and shop around. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Competition: It is great to be competitive. It is a blessing. ...Read more
It varies: Person's with asperger's disorder are like the rest of humanity when it comes to this particular personality trait: some are very competitive, some aren't, and some are in-between. Person's with asperger's may tend to be "rules lawyers" in competitions, as he or she tends to like structure and concrete rules. ...Read more
My daughter dances about 8 hours a week on a competitive team. Shes 13, how much weight (approximately) is she losing?
The answer to this..: ...Will be found by placing her on a scale and seeing how much she weighs. If she's eating properly she might not be losing any weight at all. ...Read more
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