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Is it ok to play golf on a sprained knee?

Is it ok to play golf on a sprained knee?

Sprained knee: Wait til you have painless full range of motion. ...Read more

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Will i beable to play golf and lift weight after knee replacement?

Will i beable to play golf and lift weight after knee replacement?

Yes, with caution: You may have to modify your golf swing a little as twisting can be hard on the knee. But you should be able to play comparable to your game before surgery. Lifting is not a problem so long as you don't squat too deeply and avoid heavy weights, ie i would suggest light to moderate weights, with more repititions vs. Heavier weights. ...Read more

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Strained left knee mcl. I play golf. How soon can I play and what are best rehab exercises for speediest recovery?

Strained left knee mcl. I play golf. How soon can I play and what are best rehab exercises  for speediest recovery?

When pain free: Usually a couple of weeks. Brace helps. Quad and hamstring exercises help. Usually takes 4-6 weeks to heal if isolated mcl. ...Read more

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What might cause my knee pain when i'm playing golf?

What might cause my knee pain when i'm playing golf?

Could be many things: It depends on what your specific symtoms are. If you have have just pain with no other symptoms then it may be due to your mechanics during your golf swing putting stress on your knee. It could be from a previous injury to any of the structures of your knee, or just due to weak muschles. ...Read more

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I was playing golf step in hole and twisted my ankle and my knee popped too. Now it hard on to walk with little pain. What should I do.

I was playing golf step in hole and twisted my ankle and my knee popped too. Now it hard on to walk with little pain. What should I do.

Ice ice brace it: For first line treatment, ice, rest and brace it. Antiinflammatory meds can help decrease swelling and pain. It takes 3-4 weeks for ligaments to heal. If it continues to hurt after 1-2 weeks, seeing a physician for x-rays and exam in case you may have damaged your ankle and knee more severely than first thought. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Burning in my knees after playing around of golf not the 1st time it has happend after exercise?

Knee: Knee pain is common and with golf you put pressur and rotation on the knees. Likely this is some strain. I would be more concerned if there were locking or clicking. Try rest and anti inflammatory. Try regular quad exercises and this may decrease the episodes. If pain persists see your physician. ...Read more

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Can i play golf with bursitis?

Can i play golf with bursitis?

Bursitis: Possibly. If you are pain free with activities of daily living, try going to the driving range. If this does not flare up your symptoms, try 9 holes. Then progress to 18. If you are unable to golf without pain you may need physical therapy and/or a steroid injection. ...Read more

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Can you play golf after a lumbar microdisectomy?

Can you play golf after a lumbar microdisectomy?

Most likely.: You should be able to play golf following microdiscectomy. It would be more predictable if you have no other surrounding factors, such as arthritis, spinal stenosis or other disc involvement. ...Read more

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I recently had l3-s1 fusion. Will i ever be able to play golf again?

Possibly: Focus on recovery from your procedure, reduction of post-procedure pain & residual symptoms and improvement of function. Many factors go into "return to play" decisions. Your surgeon will hopefully guide through this process. If cleared to golf, then working with a physical therapist with an interest/expertise in treating golfers may be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to play golf with broken ribs? Could it make it worse?

Golfing: Playing golf with broken ribs is unlikely to cause any long term problems. Depending on when the injury occurred, how many ribs are broken and the location, you will likely experience some pain with your swing. Aside from effecting your game a little, no real harm in getting out there ...Read more

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If broke 2 ribs two weeks ago, when can I start to play golf and tennis?

Broken ribs: I would probably wait at least another 2-4 weeks for healing. Then try light practice swings to see how it feels. Increase swing speed and rotation as you feel better. ...Read more

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I horse ride and play golf, but i feel like I should have a stronger upper body, what are some ways?

Simple push pull : A great way to increase upper body strength is to do simple body weight push pull exercises like push ups, pull ups, planks, side planks, etc ...Read more

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Pain in the elbow area, hurts more if I play golf what can be done to fix this?

Pain in the elbow area, hurts more if I play golf  what can be done to fix this?

You need to: find out what is causing the pain before it can be treated. There are many causes of elbow pain. Golfing can be associated with Golfers Elbow aka medial epicondylitis. You shoulder consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon/sports medicine specialist to get evaluated. ...Read more

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How long should you wait after having a discectomy until you can begin to play golf again?

How long should you wait after having a discectomy until you can begin to play golf again?

Depends: In general people can resume most activities almost immediately. I usually tell people to limit heavy lifting, bending, twisting for about a month to let the soft tissues (skin, muscle) heal. Ask your surgeon for specific restrictions; if there was a large hole in the outer disk, more time for healing may be needed. ...Read more

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Is it okay to play golf with a torn acl?

Maybe: Some people can do ok with activities which dont involve cutting or pivoting. If your knee is giving out after a course of rehab the acl should be addressed. Would lean toward reconstruction at 35 though. ...Read more

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How can I know I am ready to play golf after hip replacement?

How can I know I am ready to play golf after hip replacement?

Ask your surgeon: The answer is based on swelling, pain, wound healing, and the approach that your surgeon used to enter into the hip. ...Read more

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I had open heart surgury june 4 when can I play golf its aug 28th?

I had open heart surgury june 4 when can I play golf its aug 28th?

Go for it: 8-12 weeks is about right - start with easy courses, few holes, build up slowly, and stop if your incision hurts. (don't expect your game to have improved just because you've been revascularized!). ...Read more

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When can I play golf, ride a bike, or go hiking after spine surgery?

When can I play golf, ride a bike, or go hiking after spine surgery?

Wait long for golf: There is a huge range of types of spine surgeries. Minimally invasive disc or decompression patients, shouldn't engage in lifting of greater than 30 pounds for six weeks and to refrain from painful activities. Recovery from open fusions can take much longer. Hiking or bike- riding can usually be started relatively early in the process-2 or three weeks out. Golf needs to wait 6 months. ...Read more

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