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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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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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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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Would it be okay to go snow skiing although I suffer from graves' disease?

Would it be okay to go snow skiing although I suffer from graves' disease?

Graves: If your hyperthyroidism is controlled with medications you can do essentially anything a person without graves can do. If you are a little hyperthyroid, you may not mind the cold as much. ...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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I recently had knee surgery. On nov. 4th 2011 I had a cadaver ACL put in my right knee. Will I be able to snow ski again?

I recently had knee surgery. On nov. 4th 2011 I had a cadaver ACL put in my right knee. Will I be able to snow ski again?

Usually Yes...: It usually takes about 6 months and sometimes a bit longer after cadaver acl reconstruction to return to full, demanding recreational activities like skiing. Sometimes and acl brace is protective of the repair if the patient feels better with the brace or if there is any concern about knee stability after the repair. The ultimate decision should be made with your surgeon after an exam. ...Read more

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Can anyone give me a list of don't do's after chiari 1 decomposition surgery 6 mon ago or does it depend on surgeon? As heavy lifting, riding breaking horses, motorcycle riding, flying, high altitudes, jet skiing snow skiing, mountain climbing or do you ju

Can anyone give me a list of don't do's after chiari 1 decomposition surgery 6 mon ago or does it depend on surgeon? As heavy lifting, riding breaking horses, motorcycle riding, flying, high altitudes, jet skiing snow skiing, mountain climbing or do you ju

Talk to Your Surgeon: I wouldn't take it lightly because the consequences can be serious. In general, it depends on how successful the procedure was, how you've healed, etc. Only your surgeon can tell you after examining you. ...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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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

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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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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