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In order to play hockey, what medical precautions do you have to take?
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: History & physical
Get a thorough history and examination from your primary care provider. Alternatively your team may be able to suggest a physician (they may have a team doctor).
It is an intense sport, so one needs to be in good shape. Some medical conditions may keep you off ice.

In brief: History & physical
Get a thorough history and examination from your primary care provider. Alternatively your team may be able to suggest a physician (they may have a team doctor).
It is an intense sport, so one needs to be in good shape. Some medical conditions may keep you off ice.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Bruce Prager
As an orthopedic surgeon and father of a hockey player all of the players must undergo prescreening for concussion.
Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Avoid hockey injury
-have your doctor or trainer perform a preseason screening exam to identify injuries and or deficiencies.
-properly train in the preseason and take part in a sports-specific conditioning program to minimize risk of oversue/overload. -use equipment that fits properly and is undamaged, -avoid dangerous tactics, follow the rules, demonstrate sportsmanship and mutual respect for all involved.

In brief: Avoid hockey injury
-have your doctor or trainer perform a preseason screening exam to identify injuries and or deficiencies.
-properly train in the preseason and take part in a sports-specific conditioning program to minimize risk of oversue/overload. -use equipment that fits properly and is undamaged, -avoid dangerous tactics, follow the rules, demonstrate sportsmanship and mutual respect for all involved.
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan
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