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What would be a good sport for my child with hemophilia?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Swimming

It is not a contact sport, great exercise, little chance of bleeding, and competitive if desired!

In brief: Swimming

It is not a contact sport, great exercise, little chance of bleeding, and competitive if desired!
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sports/ exercise

I agree w dr. Davis.
The following sports are considered safe w mild to moderate hemophilia: archery, aquatics, elliptical machine, stationary bike, frisbee, golf, hiking, tai chi, swimming & walking. Heavy exertion, power lifting & contact sports are not recommended. With this said, it is imperative to discuss sports w your child's physician who knows him best. For a more complete listing of >>>.

In brief: Sports/ exercise

I agree w dr. Davis.
The following sports are considered safe w mild to moderate hemophilia: archery, aquatics, elliptical machine, stationary bike, frisbee, golf, hiking, tai chi, swimming & walking. Heavy exertion, power lifting & contact sports are not recommended. With this said, it is imperative to discuss sports w your child's physician who knows him best. For a more complete listing of >>>.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
of sports & level of safety for each see: http://www.hemophilia.org/NHFWeb/Resource/StaticPages/menu0/menu2/menu35/menu204/PlayingItSafe.pdf
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