Top
40
Doctor insights on: Mini Trampoline Disadvantages

Share
1

1
I have bad knees and was wondering if rebounding (exercising on a mini trampoline) is a good or bad exercise for that?

I have bad knees and was wondering if rebounding (exercising on a mini trampoline) is a good or bad exercise for that?

Not good: Trampoline exercises are not good if you already have problems with the knees. Any exercise that increases pressure on these joints should be reduced. Swimming, bicycling, elliptical machine and walking are gentle on the knees. ...Read more

2

2
Is rebounding on mini trampoline good for eyes?

Is rebounding on mini trampoline good for eyes?

Not proven: Rebounding trampolines have been advocated from making your vision better, glaucoma better, aligning the eyes to reducing migraines by movement of cerebrospinal fluid since wwii. But all are personal and scattered reports. But there is scientific data from nasa that showed it is a much better way of exercising for heart & body than treadmill and jogging. Certainly it won't hurt the eyes. ...Read more

3

3
Can I still do flips on. Trampoline with possible slipped disc in my neck as well as like a small soft Crack at the bottom of my neck? I did front flip I was just wondering

Can I still do flips on. Trampoline with possible slipped disc in my neck as well as like a small soft Crack at the bottom of my neck? I did front flip I was just wondering

Best not too: Very dangerous thing todo with a normal neck. Better not chance permanent damage. If you land wrong you may have problems play it safe stay away from a trampoline! ...Read more

4

4
My son fell off a small trampoline and landed knee first he has a bump on his knee an he keeps complaining it hurts. Could it be a bone contusion?

My son fell off a small trampoline and landed knee first he has a bump on his knee an he keeps complaining it hurts. Could it be a bone contusion?

I would: Take them to your pediatrician. If your insurance allows to go to an orthopedic doctor, than I would just go there... Maybe an urgent care center tonight. ...Read more

5

5
Are trampolines safe with kids?

Are trampolines safe with kids?

Yes and no.: In general they are responsible for lots of injuries. Officilly the aap is against them because of thatnhigh injury risk. But if a high quality trampoline with quality sides is used with god supervision and rules then the could be safe. Limit to 1-2 kids at once. Never allow flips. And use a trampoline with quality sides so that kids cannot fall off.
Those rules prevent most injuries. ...Read more

6

6
We have a trampoline in the backyard, what rules should be we have?

We have a trampoline in the backyard, what rules should be we have?

Get rid: Of the trampoline. The AAP recommends you not have one due to the serious injuries associated even with careful use. Please see the following link for details http://www. Healthychildren. Org/English/safety-prevention/at-play/Pages/Trampolines-What-You-Need-to-Know. Aspx
Common injuries include:
Broken bones (Sometimes surgery is needed.)
Concussions and other head injuries
Sprains/strains
Bruises, scrapes, and cuts
Head and neck injuries (which can lead to permanent paralysis or death) ...Read more

8

8
I'm having lower back pains when I move in certain directions I noticed the pain after I went with my friends to a cheer gym and jumped on the trampolines

I'm having lower back pains when I move in certain directions I noticed the pain after I went with my friends to a cheer gym and jumped on the trampolines

You: You are likely dealing with musculoskeletal pain from the physical activity you engaged in. The pain should subside in a week or two. In the meantime take advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen every six to eight hours as needed for pain. Rest as much as possible. You can also try a heating pad to the affected area. If you develop numbness, tingling, or shooting pain see your doctor right away.
Take care. ...Read more

11

11
I'm addicted to codiene and trampoline, don't know what to do?

Question not clear: Please clarify what you mean by trampoline ...Read more

12

12
Bought exercise trampoline, but it has warning saying "product contains chemicals known in state of CA to cause cancer, etc." Is it unsafe to use?

Bought exercise trampoline, but it has warning saying "product contains chemicals known in state of CA to cause cancer, etc." Is it unsafe to use?

No. You're fine.: California has a stupid law and EVERYTHING is "known" to cause cancer there. There are things that really cause cancer, but this is no way to detect them. Stop worrying about it and enjoy your trampoline. ...Read more

15

15
Is it safe for kids to jump on a trampoline?

Is it safe for kids to jump on a trampoline?

Supervised: Trampolines are a lot of fun. However, many children and adults get hurt on them. Many trampolines have safety nets surrounding them which limit the chance of falling off. Another safety precaution is to only allow one person on the trampoline at a time. Depending on the kids age and safety precautions made, adult supervision should be a given in order to limit chance of injury. ...Read more

16

16
What can you do if you land on your neck/head while doing a back flip on a trampoline?

What can you do if you land on your neck/head while doing a back flip on a trampoline?

Depends.: Like any fall, it depends on how you feel afterwards. If you are unconscious and can't move or breath, then the worst happened and you broke your neck. This is unlikely. If you have no pain, then you are fine. If you have pain, and it is severe, or you are confused or vomiting, of course, don't move and call 911. Otherwise, if you have minor pain, like past wipe-outs, then rest, ice, Tylenol ...Read more

18

18
How long should I wait after recovering from a broken leg before going back on a professional trampoline, if ever?

How long should I wait after recovering from a broken leg before going back on a professional trampoline, if ever?

See your physician: This question really needs to be answered by your treating surgeon, because the answer depends on the location of the break, the severity of the break, the treatment that was done, and any complications. Best wishes. ...Read more

19

19
I went jumping at a trampoline park today and did a few flips and jumped in pit now my shoulder hurts on the side about-2-3 inches down?

I went jumping at a trampoline park today and did a few flips and jumped in pit now my shoulder hurts on the side about-2-3 inches down?

Nor surprising: I would expect you to be sore after a fall on your shoulder. That is normal. Now, if you have some limitation of movement of your shoulder, or reduced range of motion, you might be smart to be seen and evaluated. Also, if you have shortness of breath you need to be seen, sooner than later. But, you are probably fine. Take Aspirin or ibuprofen, apply some ice. Good luck. ...Read more

21

21
I had a spinal fusion last april my question is it ok for me to go on a trampoline? During my post exam 4/24 dr said my back healed very well

I had a spinal fusion last april my question is it ok for me to go on a trampoline? During my post exam 4/24 dr said my back healed very well

Trampolines: In general for anyone are a bad idea. They are right up there with atv's, jetskis, wheelie shoes, razor scooters, and pole vaulting. Many a trauma I have seen from those devices and avoiding at trampoline with a spine fusion really should just be cut and dry. Bad idea! ...Read more

23

23
Chest pain when jumping on a trampoline?

Chest pain when jumping on a trampoline?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

24

24
Landed wrong on trampoline and my back cracked. Could I have fractured it? What to do?

Landed wrong on trampoline and my back cracked. Could I have fractured it? What to do?

Strain vs fracture: You should have a physical evaluation and xrays to determine if there is a fracture. No neurologic symptoms is a good sign... ...Read more

25

25
If I have a Vp shunt would that be ok to jump on a trampoline im scared of pulling it out or doing something to it?

If I have a Vp shunt would that be ok to jump on a trampoline im scared of pulling it out or doing something to it?

Ok: Should be ok. There is no contraindication to jumping or any sports. Off course if the valve area or tubing is traumatized then it could malfunction ...Read more

26

26
Can jumping on a trampoline make you gain muscle?

Can jumping on a trampoline make you gain muscle?

Minimal: A muscle has to be used to build it you use some leg muscle and little if any arm muscle. It can be used for gentle aerobic exercise though. ...Read more

27

27
Can jumping on a trampoline help clear your sinuses?

Can jumping on a trampoline help clear your sinuses?

Never tried it!: I doubt it. Seems like a strange way to try to clear your sinuses, which I believe would be highly unpredictable. Try a simple nasal saline spray from the pharmacy. If you still experience problems, see an ear, nose, and throat specialist to evaluate your sinuses further. ...Read more

28

28
Is it safe for my son who has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy to use a trampoline?

Is it safe for my son who has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy to use a trampoline?

Perhaps not: This is an important conversation for you to have with your son's pediatric cardiologist. Children and adolescents with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy have a significant, important risk of sudden death with exercise. Activity levels and limits should be carefully explored with your son's pediatric cardiologists. ...Read more

29

29
What does a Sharp pain when leg is extended mean? Leg was hit with other leg while jumping on trampoline.

More info needed: More information is needed about the location of the leg pain. Your injury appears to be a muscle contusion where it was struck. Another possibility is a leg muscle strain or a sprained ankle or knee. Extending the leg may aggravate all these injuries. Treat with rest, cold applications on and off for two days and then switch to intermittent heat. Advil or Aleve (naproxen) may help. See your MD as needed. ...Read more

30

30
I'm only 13 years old and I just got off of my trampoline with a wrenching pain in my chest. I've been drinking water but it still hurts. Help?

Chest pain: The most likely problem is an acute strain of the muscles of the rib cage. This would be associated with increased pain on motions and probably tenderness at the site of the injury. Treatment would be rest, Tylenol but, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve should help. See your physician if pain remains severe or if you have shortness of breath. ...Read more

32

32
We just got a trampoline and the first day my 12 yr old son was fine. Jumped for about an hour. Then on the second day (the next day) his chest hurt.?

Hopefully okay: Chest pain in children should be approached with caution, may be he over do it and minor bruise in the chest cage, if continue I advice you to check it out. ...Read more

33

33
3 year old daughter got double bounced ona trampoline. She is now limping and cabt put weight on leg. Should I be worried? I hv given her antiflamitor

3 year old daughter got double bounced ona trampoline. She is now limping and cabt put weight on leg. Should I be worried? I hv given her antiflamitor

Worrisome: I find trampolines the great patient provider for the bone doctors. She may well have an injury to her hip/leg/feet/ligaments. If the problem does not fade quickly (one day) she will need to be evaluated. ...Read more

34

34
Today was walking through my school, all of a sudden it feels like I'm going to passout, I start shaking it feels like I'm walking on a trampoline!?

Today was walking through my school, all of a sudden it feels like I'm going to passout, I start shaking it feels like I'm walking on a trampoline!?

Maybe hypoglycemia: The first thing I thought of when I read the question was hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Have good meals with the appropriate amount of calories. Keep some m&m's on hand in case this happens again. The chocolate and sugars will get into your blood stream quickly. If they let you carry a water bottle around school, fill it with orange juice instead. If this is not your case, see a doctor. ...Read more

36

36
My upper back hurts after jumping on a trampoline for 2 hours?

My upper back hurts after jumping on a trampoline for 2 hours?

Need to rest: I am sure it can hurt after a prolonged exercise. If it does not get better with resting then try ibuprofen 600 mg. ...Read more

37

37
What can I do to treat my upper back pain from jumping on the trampoline?

What can I do to treat my upper back pain from jumping on the trampoline?

Depends: Of course the simple answer, don't jump on trampoline! If it is recent, often moist heat, antiinflammatories, rest can help. If it persists, may need to be seen just to make sure nothing more serious has happened. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

38

38
I have chest pain after being on a trampoline for quite a while, it is uncomfortable to breathe.

I have chest pain after being on a trampoline for quite a while, it is uncomfortable to breathe.

Costochondritis: It's possible you have costochondritis, which is inflammation of the chest wall. This often occurs after straining or exercise. If the location of pain hurts more when you push on it, then this is almost certainly what it is. The treatment is rest & ibuprofen. If this doesn't help or your symptoms worsen (fast, difficult breathing, wheezing, increased pain), you should seek immediate attention ...Read more

40

40
Last week I jumped on a trampoline for 15 min, ever since my thighs hurt badly, and I can barely walk up and down stairs. What could be the cause?

Last week I jumped on a trampoline for 15 min, ever since my thighs hurt badly, and I can barely walk up and down stairs. What could be the cause?

Overuse pain: The use of muscles in your thighs during sustained trampoline use likely caused some microscopic tearing of muscle fibers. This is often not evident at the time, but the bodies response will bring out pain that often peaks around day three and does not completely subside for a week or two. Doing muscle stretches before such an event or building up time of use can decrease this effect in the future. ...Read more