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What are common ski injuries?

What are common ski injuries?

Ski injuries: Common ski injuries are torn acl and or menisci, fractures, sprains and strains of upper and lower extremities. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Is it smart to start skiing at 50?

Depends: If you are in good shape and want to expand, get an excellent instructor and take it one day at a time. I encourage you to stay in shape, know your limits regarding thin air when in high elevations and enjoy it. I know of people who have learned very late in life and loved it. Using the proper equipment, clothing and getting excellent instruction make a big difference. ...Read more

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Can jet skiing be bad for a fetus?

Can jet skiing be bad for a fetus?

Enjoy life: A fetus is relatively well protected within the womb from some of the jarring and buffeting your body experiences during any physical activity. Unless your OB has identified an unusual situation in your case, most activity, including jet skiing is fine in the earlier stages of pregnancy.I have known zumba trainers that worked up until a few days before delivery, and had amazing recovery afterward. ...Read more

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What are the risks of alpine skiing?

Many: Well - I can personally attest to one risk - breaking an ankle. If you are slow snowplower with a helmet you might be at a lower risk then someone who takes giant slaloms at high speeds (if both people are in shape). You can develop a head injury, a sprain, a strain, a fracture, soft tissue injuries, internal injuries etc. It is best to take lessons and start on the bunny slope in the beginning. ...Read more

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Does the ski eliptical make ur butt big?

Does the ski eliptical make ur butt big?

Not normally: It is aerobic activity. Would use high weight, low rep weight lifting to specifically work on increasing buttock size. ...Read more

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How to avoid injuries when mogul skiing?

How to avoid injuries when mogul skiing?

3 tips: There are many things that you can do but let me give you three tips. First make sure that you are well conditioned before going out on a mogul field. The strength and endurance needed in your quads and is immense. Second make sure you warm up adequately before going out on the slopes and lastly make sure that your bindings are set for your proper weight and ability level. ...Read more

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Which is safer == surfboarding or jet skiing?

Which is safer == surfboarding or jet skiing?

Depends: If you are better at surf boarding and have never jet skied then the one you are better at is safer. If you have a propensity for riding a jet ski, and you love motorcycles, and speed, you would need to develop safe habits while enjoying the sport. When learning always find out how to avoid accidents and take practiceinto accountant. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of wearing a mouthguard while mountain biking/snow skiing?

What are the benefits of wearing a mouthguard while mountain biking/snow skiing?

Protection: The same as with any other sport. A mouth guard will absorb some impact of a traumatic impact protecting the teeth and gums. ...Read more

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Am 28 yrs old and not satisfied with my memory, I forget the tasks even performed me, or I recall them late, similarly I forget my professional ski?

Am 28 yrs old and not satisfied with my memory, I forget the tasks even performed me, or I recall them late, similarly I forget my professional ski?

Start by getting: Your memory tested by a neuro-psychologist and a visit to your family doc to rule out medical problems. Then take a look at your diet and lifestyle. Are you depressed? That can impair memory short term. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the risk of backcountry skiing?

What are the risk of backcountry skiing?

Lower Extremity Inj.: Be wary of this and be careful, the lower extremity is at great risk. ...Read more

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Can you ski if you have osteoporosis?

Can you ski if you have osteoporosis?

Wouldn't.: Skiing is pretty rough on the body. I'd be concerned that if someone with Osteoporosis went skiing and fell, some bone would surely break. Wouldn't take the chance. ...Read more

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What is the best peeling crame for my skiing?

What is the best peeling crame for my skiing?

OTC cream: 1) If you are able, see a dermatologist
2) If not, as a temporary measure buy a medium sized tube of hydrocortisone cream and follow the directions. The store will sell you 1% to 2%. Buy the maximum per cent hydrocortisone cream they will sell without a prescription
3) Is your skin blistered or painful?
4) Do you have fever? ...Read more

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What to do if I got braces 9 days before skiing?

What to do if I got braces 9 days before skiing?

No problem: Just keep lips together to prevent icicles from forming on braces. ...Read more

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If you are 6 weeks pregnet is it safe to go skiing?

Should be: Ok-but take it easy. No black runs or moguls suggested. ...Read more

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What can happen to a child if his body temp drops rapidly, as in getting lost on a ski mountain?

What can happen to a child if his body temp drops rapidly, as in getting lost on a ski mountain?

Hypothermia: Hyopthermia represents the biophysical changes that happen when core temperature drops. Kids due to their smaller body mass seem more susceptible to dropping body temp. Initially shivering occurs, attempting to warm the body, then lethargy/confusion begin to present. The heart rate speeds up, but as cold persists shivering stops & the heart rate slows and beats irregularly. Coma then death follows. ...Read more

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Should u go skiing if ur spleen is inlarged and u have mono?

Not a good idea: When you have an enlarged spleen, it is possible for it to rupture (break open) if you hit something. That can be dangerous and make you need emergency surgery. Spleens can be different sizes, but generally the bigger, the worse the risk from being hit. Also, people with mono are often too tired to enjoy or do well with skiing. Put off your skiing several weeks. ...Read more

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What to do if chickenpox and ski trip coming up?

What to do if chickenpox and ski trip coming up?

Contagious: People with Chickenpox (Varicella) disease are considered to be highly contagious until all of the sores have completely scabbed over. Travel prior to this period of recovery puts you and others at increased risk for infection and other complication. ...Read more

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How to stretch your buttocks before nordic skiing?

How to stretch your buttocks before nordic skiing?

Check out: Http://www. Ehow. Com/video_2346736_gluteal-stretches. Html.

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Can I jet ski at four weeks and three days pregnet?

Can I jet ski at four weeks and three days pregnet?

No.: Jet skiing can introduce potentially infected water under pressure into the vagina; if you are pregnant, this could lead to miscarriage, vaginitis, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease - none of which you need. Therefore, avoid this hobby during pregnancy and for 2-3 months postpartum. ...Read more

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Is it possible to go snow skiing with raynaud's phenomenon?

Is it possible to go snow skiing with raynaud's phenomenon?

Probably not: Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so snow skiing can trigger symptoms. If a person has only mild symptoms, and can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with the newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and socks), and he only goes to the slopes on sunny days, and just rides the gondolas rather than the open chair-lifts, maybe he will be ok, but that's a big maybe. ...Read more

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Chronic neck pain after skiing accident. How do I treat this?

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Chronic neck pain after skiing accident. How do I treat this?

Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
The treatment might include exercise, massage, physical therapy, medication, injections. ..
I recommend you seeking help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation from a pain management physician. ...Read more

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Is it ok to go snow skiing even though I have raynaud's phenomenon?

Is it ok to go snow skiing even though I have raynaud's phenomenon?

Possibly: Dress warm, use heated gloves and boots and breath through a muffler. If symptomatic, Nifedipine xl may allow. ...Read more

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How long must I wait to snow ski again after an having appendectomy?

How long must I wait to snow ski again after an having appendectomy?

2 weeks: If done laparoscopically 10 days, if open with large incision might need 3 weeks. ...Read more

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Could it be a good idea to donate blood and go skiing on the same day?

Could it be a good idea to donate blood and go skiing on the same day?

Would likely be OK: If your blood count is normal and you are healthy, there is no reason not to ski on the day of donating blood. The american red cross recommends avoiding strenuous exercise for a few hours after giving blood so waiting a few hours and drinking lots of fluids would be advised. ...Read more