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Doctor insights on: Synchronized Swimming Routines

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Is it common to feel pain in my back after swimming?

Is it common to feel pain in my back after swimming?

Perhaps: Occasionally it is possible that your back can be sore. If you are doing freestyle and stretch out, but lift head out a lot, then you may be putting stress on the lower back. Keep head down and relax the stroke. Glide and rotate as you pull through the water. If doing butterfly, you may be stiff and not able to stretch smoothly with the kick. Stretch before, and after.If kickboard, keep head down. ...Read more

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My sons bone plate broke 3 weeks after being released from the dr. It broke while swimming.Is this common?

My sons bone plate broke 3 weeks after being released from the dr. It broke while swimming.Is this common?

Not common but. ...: ...kids do put a lot of strain on the hardware, & swimming 2 some is stressful if pushing off the side of the pool, or hitting the bottom of the pool. If he was swimming laps and was doing a hard workout it does stress the bone. Bone bends when used & R able 2 handle it but the plate is not bendable. Like a wire U bend back & 4th,it fatigues and breaks. The plate was failing& the swim=final inslt ...Read more

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How common are eye floaters in people under 40? Can physical over-exertion, rubbing eyes or swimming goggles be causes?

How common are eye floaters in people under 40? Can physical over-exertion, rubbing eyes or swimming goggles be causes?

Not uncommon!: Floaters are opacities within the vitreous gel in the eye. Things that accelerate the degeneration of the gel beside age include trauma (including eye rubbing). ...Read more

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Can i loose wait from swimming?

Can i loose wait from swimming?

Fat to Muscle: You may loose some weight but you will primarily turn fat into muscle. This is a healthy thing to do and the number on the scale may be about the same but you will be in better health and that will radiate out to others. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I go swimming when I catch cold?

Can I go swimming when I catch cold?

Depends: Although you have a cold, it should not necessarily stop you from swimming. Are you real fatigued? That might be more of a problem than congestion etc. ...Read more

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Does swimming help a person get taller?

Does swimming help a person get taller?

No: There is no exercise, yoga, diet or med that makes you taller than your genetic potential. Once your growth centers close (16-17 in women) you cannot grow taller. ...Read more

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Is swimming in a pool every day dangerous?

No: There is no convincing evidence to show that swimming every day is dangerous or hazardous to your health. ...Read more