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What sports can you still play with a broken arm?

What sports can you still play with a broken arm?

Depends: Sorry to say it again but it all depends upon what he injury is. A non displaced fracture is difernet from a fracture that requires reduction , or internal fixation ( surgery) age is a factor not only fo rthe degree of injury but for who one is competing against. For example is a 5 year soccer star or a 21 year old blue liner! ...Read more

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Dr. Ajay Balaram
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Arm Fracture (Definition)

An arm fracture typically refers to a fracture of the bone in the upper arm, the humerus or of the bones in the forearm, the radius and/or the ulna. Fractures in the hand and wrist are usually not called "arm fractures". While many of these fractures are treated non-surgically in children, many of these fractures, particularly those in the forearm, ...Read more


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Is it possible to play sports after recovering from broken arm? If not, why?

Is it possible to play sports after recovering from broken arm? If not, why?

If healed yes: As long as the fracture has healed and there is no residual deformity that limits function resumption of sport is usually possible. ...Read more

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How long would it take until i can play tennis after a broken arm?

2 to 3 months: Usually after the fx has healed and the arm properly reha, that is you have ragain your strenght and mobility back.Depanding upon where the fx is localized and fx characteristic could be nbeyween two and three months. ...Read more

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How long after breaking arm before playing contact sport?

Depends: This depends on many factors. This includes what part of your arm was broken as an example was it the shaft was it a part of your joint. How was it treated with cast immobilization or surgery. How far out are you from your injury and healing. In general i tell my patients that they may resume contact sports 4 to 6 weeks after removal of their cast or brace. Again this is a complicated question i would refer you back to your provider to answer this. ...Read more

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I just had a rotator cuff strain injury from a fall. Can't lift my arm up.How long does it usually take to recover? When can I resume playing sports

I just had a rotator cuff strain injury from a fall.  Can't lift my arm up.How long does it usually take to recover?  When can I resume playing sports

Best for you to get: Advise from someone who evaluates you, by examining/investigating you. He'll inform you of the diagnosis/treatment. So see an orthopod. It generally last for about 6 weeks, by then if its a partial tear/sprain, it should improve greatly. A few patients don't improve and may need MRI and probably benefit from the surgical repair. Returning to sports would be once the rc has healed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have golfers elbow in both arms but I don't play golf. I do play a racket sport (right arm only) and do weights. What is cause and how to get rid?

I have golfers elbow in both arms but I don't play golf.  I do play a racket sport (right arm only) and do weights.  What is cause  and how to get rid?

Elbow pain: This is irritation caused by elbow use from any sport and will respond to a tennis elbow support 1inch application below the elbow, an anti-inflammatory daily and rest for 10 days ...Read more

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I have weakness my dominant arm. I'm don't play any sport however when I go to the gym I notice that when I do a seated chest press or pushups my right arm can't take the weight that my left arm dies. It just collapses. I was born with hip dysplasia, and

I have weakness my dominant arm. I'm don't play any sport however when I go to the gym I notice that when I do a seated chest press or pushups my right arm can't take the weight that my left arm dies. It just collapses.  I was born with hip dysplasia, and

Cervical radiculopathy: You could have a pinched nerve in the neck which is affecting nerve impulses to the muscle, and subsequent weakness in the affected arm. There are also other reasons that could cause weakness in the arm. Either way you need to be seen by an orthopedic spinal specialist and get a formal work up. ...Read more