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How To Swim Competitive Backstroke
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.
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
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
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?
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
Masters swimming: Masters swimming allows you to enjoy swimming at your own pace. The other options are encorporating swimming with biking and running and doing sprint distance triathlons. Consider waterpolo which is a pool sport but doesn't rely entirely on swim skills. The more you do any pool sport and swimming the better you will get. ...Read more
Yes: after the appropriate rehabilitation and recoveryGet a more detailed answer ›
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