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My daughter has asthma and wants to start playing basketball. Is it a good idea?

My daughter was diagnosed with asthma over two years ago, and it's finally being managed after going through a few inhalers and nebulizers. Now, she wants to start playing basketball....

Will my high school son ever be the same for sports playing?

During a soccer game, my son hurt his knee very badly and needed surgery. He is recovering now with the help of a physical therapist. I am wondering-- will he ever really be...

What is the treatment for tennis elbow?

My husband has been suffering from severe pain because tennis elbow. How is this usually treated?

Are protein shakes good for health?

My son is 13 years old and insists on having protein shakes to build his body muscle. Are these shakes recommended for such young kids?

I have a strain in my back after playing hockey. Should I try warm water therapy to ease it?

I was playing hockey the other day, and now I have a strain in my back. What can I do to ease the strain? I have a friend who does warm water therapy for her arthritis pain....

After a bone graft surgery, how long will I have to wait to resume my sports?

I had a bone grafting surgery around my ankle. How long will the recovery take before I can resume my sports again?

My son had an open heart surgery. Can he resume his sports again?

My son is 9 years old and had open heart surgery about 6 months ago. He was very athletic before his surgery, so you could just imagine how much he wants to get back in the field....

What is the recovery like from tommy john surgery?

My 14 year old son injured his elbow pitching during a baseball game. He is unable to move it and the doctor mentioned tommy john surgery. Will he be able to play baseball again?...

My son has dislocated his shoulder twice from playing baseball. Will this have an effect on him in the future?

My son has dislocated his right shoulder twice in the past year from playing baseball. I am worried he will need surgery one day. Will this have an effect on him in the future?...

How much water should one consume after playing?

Just after a game, what is the right amount of water that I should have to avoid being dehydrated?

Can I use a compression wrap for a wrist injury?

I fell down on my hand and now my wrist hurts. The pain isn't sharp but it's constant and dull. Is it advisable to use a compression wrap for my injury?

Is it advisable for a heavier person to start weight lifting?

I am overweight and have just started going to the gym. The trainer has asked me to do some lifting. But does this pose an extra risk to my joints? I am 6'2" and 340 lb.

How can I cope with a high intesity cardio workout?

My trainer has started me on a high intensity cardio workout. However, I feel very breathless and a little dizzy. What can I do to cope with these workouts better?

My daughter is into gymnastics. What supplements can I give her to improve her stamina?

My daughter is 8 years old and is into gymnastics. She often complains of being tired. What health supplements can I give her to improve her stamina?

How are pulled muscles treated while lifting weights?

I pulled a muscle while lifting weights in the gym. I applied hot and cold packs on my arm, however the pain is still there. How should I manage this?

How can I manage my blood sugar while running?

I am a runner and have recently been diagnosed with diabetes. I have started taking medication for it, however, in my last run my sugar level dropped and I couldn’t complete my...

How can I increase my strength to play cricket?

I know I have lacking in strength, like I can barely play a good game of softball. Is there anything I could to improve my strength?

How can I treat cramps while running?

As I run, I tend to get cramps in my feet which slows down my pace. What could be the reason for this? How should I treat these cramps?

What does sports rehabilitation include?

What exactly is sports rehabilitation? My son was recommended this by his coach after an injury. What problems does sports rehab typically treat?

Are there any anti-inflammatory medicines I can take after running?

I have been noticing that my knees swell up after I run. Is there any anti-inflammatory medication that can bring down this swelling?

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