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Is It Possible To Play Sports After A Detached Retina
It may be easier to exercise earlier in your pregnancy than during the last three months (third trimester) of pregnancy. Choosing safe exercises for you and your baby is important because some positions, as your weight and balance change, may become uncomfortable or have potentially harmful effects. After 20 weeks of pregnancy, you should not do exercises that require lying flat on your back, because this position may make ...Read more
Possible: Yes i believe it is possible but rehab would take between 6-12 months to achieve a full recovery. Unless one is playing at a competitive level, i wouldn't recommend a weekend warrior to return to playing football after such an injury. Playing basketball would probably even be more difficult. ...Read more
Fascia hernia - Yes: The leg muscles next to your large leg bone (tibia) form the anterior and lateral compartments. The fascia ("hot dog casing") around the muscles bellies can develop a hernia. This can occur in conjunction with what is called an exercise-induced exertional compartment syndrome. Theuncomfortable/painful muscle tightness that occurs with exercise, subsides with rest. Seek orthopaedic evaluation. ...Read more
It's Possible: After any surgery, it takes time to heal from it. Most people with ACL repair surgeries will take 3-4 months to feel like the knee feels stable and stronger as the graft sets in. Obviously following your doctor's orders are key and when rehab starts follow it to a T. You will do just fine. If you are concerned talk to your doctor. If surgery not planned consider Regenexx Stem Cell Therapies. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes, certainly: An acl cannot be fixed, per se. However, it can be reconstructed with a donor tendon from elsewhere on your knee or from a cadaver (allograft, or donor tendon from someone else). The reconstruction can be performed right away, or can be down years later. As your friendly neighborhood sports medicine orthopedic surgeon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to play basketball again after having arthroscopy surgery because of meniscus tear?
Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The best thing is to give your brain complete rest. The more strain you place on your brain while it is attempting to heal, the more likely it is to slow down the healing process. You should not return to your regular physical activities until your are completely symptom free and back to normal. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
When is it safe to play sports after a wrist tendon injury is it safe for me to play rugby again the pain is about 3 out of 10 and i feel like its 85%?
Probably not : A good idea. You can worsen your injury and prevent its healing. ...Read more
Yes: It is possible to participate in sports and athletic individual events w/ a labral tears, some people can play (and have) entire seasons w/ a symptomatic "labral tear"(college and professional football).Hip "impingement'(related to femoral head and acetabulum) anatomical factors w/ associated labral tears is a very common and somewhat overdiagnosed condition... ...Read more
Yes: The most common injury is a contusion or "bruise" resulting in pain in the flank and possibly hematuria. More serious injuries have occurred this fracturing of the kidney and may require surgery. ...Read more
It can be: You need to be cleared to resume driving by an evaluation at a rehab facility. ...Read more
Yes generally after : Twelve weeks postop and with appropriate rehabilitation and clearance from your surgeon. ...Read more
Yes: it depends on the sport, how the injury was treated (surgery), and what kind of rehab was done. Be sure to use proper protective gear, including a ACL brace. Many NFL players have been known to go an entire career, only to find out later they ruptured their ACL back in college when they get an MRI for an unrelated issue. Sure helps to have some massive muscle mass to compensate. ...Read more
It is possible: If the retinal detachment has separated the central part of the retina, which is called a macula-off detachment, the prognosis is worse than when it does not. In most cases, if the appropriate surgical care is given in a timely fashion, vison can be regained. It may not return, however, to the level you had before the detachment. Your individual circumstances will determine the outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not typically: The mcl ligament is not technically inside the knee. It consists of two parts, and neither part is really visible with arthroscopy. However, it is sometimes not picked up if the surgeon did not perform a thorough history and examination. Further, an mcl tear is often made worse during the pulling and torque involved in knee arthroscopy. Please inquire with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The retina is the light sensitive layer in the back of the eye that transmits images to the brain via the optic nerves to create vision. If a hole or tear develops in the retina, eye fluids can separate the retina from underlying layer (choroid) . The most common cause of retinal holes or tears is traction from the vitreous, the clear gel that fils the inside of ...Read more
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