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I Have Spondylolysis When Can I Start Playing Sports Again
How often does bilateral spondylolysis at l5 occur. No trauma, no sports, no providers can think of the cause. More to the story?
Fairly common: And is caused by a genetic defect in one of the parts of the vertebral bone allowing the vertebra to slip. This is genetic (you were born with the defect) and you did not cause it. Mostly bad luck. That's probably what the docs are telling you. Many people live with this with no problems whatsoever. Others learn to cope with strengthening exercises (yoga), safe pain relief, and good posture. ...Read more
Depends on severity: This depends on the severity of injury. If you have a total tear of your deltoid ligament with associated ankle instability you may need surgery and/or an extended period of time immobilized in a cast. If it is only a partial tear you may be able to get back to athletics sooner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a labrel tear in november from dislocation and im starting physical theropy.. Is it posible to play overhead sports in april?
Possibly: The main determinant whether you will be successful in resuming overhead sports is whether your shoulder recovers and remains stable following your rehabilitation. Because you are young, your chances of re-dislocation are higher and depending on the size of the labral tear (or bankart lesion) and other findings in your shoulder, that may determine whether non-surgical treatment is successful. ...Read more
What can cause medial knee pain in a 22 year-old male that started about two weeks ago and never gone away? I have a history of knee injuries from playing sports all throughout my life.
My knee clicks when it bends. It doesn't give me pain really, it's just discomforting. I don't play sports, I haven't done anything I can recall that could have caused it to start clicking and it usually happens going up and down stairs. What could it be
When can my child resume team sports after having otoplasty? My son plays soccer, and his otoplasty is scheduled for just before practice starts. How long will he have to wait after surgery before he can practice?
Otoplasty: While sutures are placed to reshape the ear, much of the internal strength of the repair is from internal healing. An elastic headband is typically work for 4-6 weeks when there is a chance of the ear folding. It would be prudent to wear this during non-contact sports for the first 6-12 weeks, while contact sports (eg, wrestling) should be avoided for 4-6 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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