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Torn ACL will i be able to play rugby again?

Torn ACL will i be able to play rugby again?

Unlikely: Without surgery the knee is not likely to be stable enough to play a sport such as rugby. ...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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Will i be able to play sports after my acl/meniscus surgery?

Will i be able to play sports after my acl/meniscus surgery?

Yes: After full recovery, you should be able to resume some sporting activity. You may not ever be able to resume your pre-injury level of activity. ...Read more

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After the knee is drained can I return to play volleyball?

After the knee is drained can I return to play volleyball?

Yes: Whether that is immediate or after a period of time is up to your doctor, in some cases, the activity may keep recurring in which case you may have to decide whether or not to explore further surgery or not play. ...Read more

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Can you play basketball with a torn acl?

Can you play basketball with a torn acl?

Incomplete tear?: If the tear is complete, forget it. If the tear is minor, sufficient rehab can be done and strength assured so that an athlete may feel confident to return to full participation. However, the risk of then suffering a complete tear would certainly be worth considering. ...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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After a knee reconstruction on my ACL & meniscus. How long will it take for me to be able to play sports?

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After a knee reconstruction on my ACL & meniscus. How long will it take for me to be able to play sports?

8-9 months: Return to cutting sports after acl reconstruction is currently a controversial topic. It takes 7-8 months after reconstruction for a autograft (your own tendon) to reincorporate, and it takes 8-9 months after an allograft (donor tendon) to reincorporate. Retear rates after early return to sports is higher, so a conservative 8-9 months is recommended. ...Read more

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Will a cortisone shot help me play football with torn knee cartilage?

Will a cortisone shot help me play football with torn knee cartilage?

Yes: Cortisone and other steroids suppress the normal inflammation associated with an injury, including pain and swelling, so you can play on an injured knee with less discomfort and stiffness. It also suppresses both your ability to heal an injury/infection and to determine if you have a significant injury/infection, so these types of drugs should be used cautiously and only under a physician's care. ...Read more

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Can you play football with wrist cast?

Can you play football with wrist cast?

Wrist fracture: Stable fractures can often be immobilized in a cast that is padded to allow football participation. Unstable fractures however should not be subjected to contact activities for fear of further displacement or angulation. This can occur even inside a protective cast for certain injuries. Talk to your orthopedic surgeon to be sure. ...Read more

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Can I still play tennis with a bruised knee cap?

Can I still play tennis with a bruised knee cap?

Patellar contusion: Ok to progress as you gain painless range of motion. Consider naaids, open patellar sleeve or lateral support, laser therapy, purified omega, weight control, good quad & ham flexibility, cross training. ...Read more

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Can you play basketball witha sprained mcl?

Can you play basketball witha sprained mcl?

Not recommended: Grade i sprains usually would allow return to sports within 4-6 weeks with a hinged knee brace. Grade ii and iii sprains have a mandatory sports shut down period, up to 3 months for grade iii. ...Read more

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I've just had a meniscectomy & ACL reconstruction on my knee. What sports will I be able to play?

I've just had a meniscectomy & ACL reconstruction on my knee. What sports will I be able to play?

Most sports: When fully recovered from surgery and your leg is stable and strong i would not restrict you from sports. When you have had an impact injury to the cartilage of your knee, which usually goes along with an acl tear, and are missing part of your meniscus you may be predisposed to increased wear of the cartilage in your knee but remaining active has health benefits that usually outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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How long after dislocating a shoulder will you be able to play sports again?

How long after dislocating a shoulder will you be able to play sports again?

Depends on the sport: Typically 3-4 weeks of immobilization is needed after a dislocation, followed by physical therapy. Early return would be about 6 weeks. I would not recommend any contact for 3 months. A good guild line is symmetrical strenght and range of motion, without pain. ...Read more

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Can you play basketball without any acls in your knees?

Can you play basketball without any acls in your knees?

ACL: You may be able to play at times but it is not advisable. Pivoting and jumping activities are likely to lead to further injuries which are not just painful and will result in the need for periods of recovery but also can lead to progressive damage to your knee and the development of arthritis. ...Read more

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Will physical theropy repair a small lebral tear after an anterior shoulder dislocation? Because i want to play crossfit (overhead sport)

Will physical theropy repair a small lebral tear after an anterior  shoulder dislocation?  Because i want to play crossfit (overhead sport)

No: A labral tear will not heal on its own. Therapy can help with the pain so if you are clinically not having recurrent instability and just dealing with pain at this point i think therapy is appropriate. Any recurrent instability episode however or continued pain is going to be best managed with surgical repair. ...Read more

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When after an ankle sprain can you play baseball?

When after an ankle sprain can you play baseball?

4 weeks typically: To heal a sprained ankle to play baseball quickly depends on severity of sprain. If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will take longer than a mild outside sprain. Usually 3-4 weeks of rest, icing, antiinflammatory meds (like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin), bracing or compressing wraps, with or without physical therapy should the starting treatment. Hope that helped! ...Read more

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If I hurt my rotators cuff will I ever be able to play volleyball or tennis again?

If I hurt my rotators cuff will I ever be able to play volleyball or tennis again?

If treat & heals, Y: That is the objective of Orthopedic surgery and Physical Therapy--return to full function. Most injuries can be rehabbed back to work/play. See an Orthopedist for exam and course of action. ...Read more

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