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Is it safe to play tennis while pregnant?

Is it safe to play tennis while pregnant?

Yes: It is all a matter of your risk of injury. I think risk of injury with tennis is pretty low and certainly if you are a good player you could play tennis. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is okay to still play basketball while I'm pregnant?

Is okay to still play basketball while I'm pregnant?

Exercise: You may continue in your normal activities being mindful that your heart rate should be 140or less. In the beginning you will be fine but as the pregnancy progresses jogging will get your heart rate to 140 and you will not be able to continue. Fortunately, nature will let you know when you can no longer participate fully. ...Read more

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Is it okay to play paintball while pregnant?

Is it okay to play paintball while pregnant?

Paintball: This really depends on how far the pregnancy is . As you get bigger it becomes more difficult to play the game. MY recommendation - hold off. ...Read more

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My wife is 4 Month pregnant. Can we enjoy sex?any safe positions to have safe sex?

My wife is 4 Month pregnant. Can we enjoy sex?any safe positions to have safe sex?

Yes: Couples can remain sexually active. My advice remains same whether pregnant or not - positions that don't cause pain. Congratulations. ...Read more

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Elbow bursitis - safe to use kettlebells?

Elbow bursitis - safe to use kettlebells?

Safe but not advised: The most common elbow bursitis is an olecranon bursitis. This usually is not very painful but does cause a prominent bump on the back of the elbow. It is safe to use kettle bells, but the bursitis will not go away until you rest the elbow. Sometimes we need to remove the bursa with surgery. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a pre workout drink, while pregnant? Im 5 months pregnant.

Is it safe to take a pre workout drink, while pregnant?  Im 5 months pregnant.

Unclear: I'm unclear what type of drink that you mean. Generally, I'd stick to water or a sports drink and make sure that you stay hydrated ...Read more

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Are weed wacker fumes harmful during pregnancy?

Are weed wacker fumes harmful during pregnancy?

If used in: well ventilated, outside environment they should cause no harm to mother or baby ...Read more

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Is it necessary to wear a jockstrap while playing football / rugby?

Is it necessary to wear a jockstrap while playing football / rugby?

Yes: Hello: most football associations require the use of a protective cup period. This is no joke in that permanent injury can occur for a "low blow" that is easily prevented. Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more

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Is horse riding safe while pregnant in 1st trimester?

Is horse riding safe while pregnant in 1st trimester?

Yes: you might get some different opinions on this, but there is no compelling reason - and certainly no evidence to suggest you can't do it. Of course, whether riding horses is ever completely safe (thinking of falls particularly) is also worth taking into account. ...Read more

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After genu varum surgery , can I run, play tennis, swim and other sports as before surgery ?

After genu varum surgery , can I run, play tennis, swim and other sports as before surgery ?

Yes: If there are no complications and no other associated disorders, you should be able to return to regular activity after the prescribed recovery period ...Read more

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Should I play sports, lift weights as a girl during puberty?

Should I play sports, lift weights as a girl during puberty?

Sports yes.: I am not a big supporter of weight lifting in young people.Too many injuries.In the gym:aerobic training. ...Read more

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Is riding a street bike during pregnancy safe for the baby?

Is riding a street bike during pregnancy safe for the baby?

Wouldn't recommend: When you say street bike i assume a motorized bike. (although i feel the same about either late in pregnancy). Early in pregnancy (first trimester), the fetus is well protected and it would take a pretty significant blow to the abdomen to cause miscarriage. However, for the remainder of the pregnancy the fetus could be severely injured or killed by a fall from a bike (even a peddle bike). ...Read more

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Is it safe to play sports after getting wisdom teeth pulled?

Is it safe to play sports after getting wisdom teeth pulled?

Wait: At least 7 days, but for contact sports youay want to wait longer. You must ask your surgeon as they are familiar with your individual circumstances. ...Read more

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I play hockey and one strength/conditioning coach said that I should only do dynamic stretching before practice/games. So static stretching is bad?

I play hockey and one strength/conditioning coach said that I should only do dynamic stretching before practice/games. So static stretching is bad?

No; your preference: Before our college football games ( and practices ) players stretch actively or dynamically... And some players have an assistant athletic trainer or a massage therapist who works w/ our team work on passive or static stretching in addition. Most of the time these particular players need a bit more stretching for tight hamstrings, adductors or whatever. Have someone familiar w/ your'tight' muscles. ...Read more

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Can my wife, who is 8 weeks pregnant, do spin (stationary bike)?

Can my wife, who is 8 weeks pregnant, do spin (stationary bike)?

Yes: Exercise during pregnancy is important. Especially if she was doing it before. Keep the routine. Spinning is great. She could tone it down a bit if needed during class. But really no problems with spin class ...Read more