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Sport Performance After Surgery

How is an athlete's performance affected after a hernia surgery?

Grossly affects the performance.Most surgeries involve cutting through layers of fascia and nerves. This places the fascia and nerves at such a huge and unfamiliar territory and involves having to relearn certain movements correctly it knew presurgery.Muscles then have altered length tensions, certain muscular imbalances may occur, and certain muscles become very weak.Retraining these muscles is very important. They teach us in school that most often you'll have to inhibit, lengthen, activate, and then integrate these muscles to properly retrain the body.

Can I continue a contact sport (boxing) after laser eye surgery?

Hi Joey – Yes, people who engage in contact sports such as boxing can have laser eye surgery with excellent results. However, it is important to select the appropriate type of procedure for your needs. Fortunately there is a type of laser vision correction for patients like you - called PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). PRK is similar to LASIK eye surgery in the sense that both procedures use a laser to correct the refractive error (nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism). During the standard LASIK procedure, the surgeon preserves the epithelium (the outermost protective layer of the eye) by creating a flap. With PRK vision correction, the epithelium is removed by gently polishing off the surface (i.e. no flap is created). Anesthetic drops in the eye ensure that the patient experiences as little discomfort as possible, and both treatments are highly effective.

PRK is a much more suitable procedure for boxers or mixed martial artists or people who are more likely to sustain trauma to the head because there is no flap. For LASIK patients, severe head trauma could cause flap movement.

If you’re interested, you should undergo a preoperative consultation to find out if you’re a candidate. LASIK MD offers free consultations, so try and find a laser vision correction centre near you that offers this service for free.

Hope this helped,
LASIK MD – Canada’s laser vision correction provider

How do I safely restart football (soccer) after an ACL reconstruction surgery?

I have had an ACL reconstruction after a terrible football(soccer) injury. I had an ACL full tear, a partial PCL tear, multiple bone contusions and a partial meniscus tear on my left knee.I had the surgery in July '13 and I started playing slowly in around March '14. And as of now, I am completely fit and play regularly without any knee brace or any psychological barrier. The key to my recovery was that I was extremely regular with my physiotherapy and the gym exercises I was prescribed with. I did not miss a single session for my entire recovery duration. The main problem that people face after an ACL reconstruction surgery is that they actually take the post surgery training lightly. Please do not be lazy during this time. I strongly suggest that be very regular with your routine. Start running and playing slowly when you feel confident and you physio allows. Wear the brace initially, then remove it and don't look back.I am very passionate about football and wanted to get back on the field asap. Finding a similar reason will motivate you as well.Have a good recovery. :)

Can a person who had inguinal hernia surgery a month ago play football, and after playing, is it possible for him to have any effects?

There is no consensus by surgeons on this. It depends on the kind of hernia and size. Most young men with an inguinal hernia treated with repair by ligation of a hernia sac only can probably safely play football in a month. If they used mesh then it is also safe but either way leaves you with scar tissue that takes a full 6 months to mature so pain can be an issue. I have never seen a sports person develop a recurrent hernia because they started sports too early so I assume this means you can go back as soon as the pain is gone but I cannot formally recommend that.

How soon would you shoot a gun with recoil after this surgery?

I should have had it when I was 12 and my chest was malleable, but I was too scared. And it didn't affect my physical performance. Now it is affecting my heart and how I breathe, and I have no choice. I am scheduled for the surgery in June.

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The prevalence of pectus excavatum is low but many patients are disabled from this thoracic deformity. The Nuss operation is a well-established surgical correction, however, until recently it has been rarely used in Europe. We have performed the Nuss operation regularly between 2001 and 2006 where a total of 383 patients were operated on for pectus excavatum. The indication for surgery was disabling cosmetic appearance as described by the patient. Patient records were reviewed for retrospective analysis. The median age was 16 years (range 7–43) and 86% were males. A satisfactory peri-operative result was achieved in all but one patient with one pectus bar (81%), two bars (19%) and three bars in one patient. Postoperative complications included bleeding, pleural effusion, seroma and deep infection. Seven patients were reoperated because the bar dislocated. At present the bars have been removed in 73 patients and their final result was excellent in all but one. The Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum can be implemented with excellent early results and few complications. There is a surprisingly high demand for surgical correction of pectus excavatum and the number of referred patients continues to increase as patients learn about the ease of this procedure and its excellent results.


After limb lengthening surgery for increased height, do you get to a point when your legs handle pressure like normal people who can run and play football?

A2AI would try to compress my answer for all of the three questions asked by you.As per as my advise is concerned i wouldn’t suggest you to go for limb lengthening surgery. It can take several months just to walk.Your Legs would be purpusly broken in order to increase your height.Limb Lengthening surgery is painful and is controversial. It has been banned in few countries and is very expensive if you are considering USA as an option for surgery. You have to learn to walk again(just imagine).You will become handicap in away.It involves strategically breaking the tibia, or shinbone, and then slowly separating the ends of the broken bone over a long period of time. As the body tries to heal the break by creating new bone, the fracture is extended yet again and the body creates even more bone in the gap.Doctors extend the fracture by a tiny amount several times a day, only a millimeter total each day, until the desired length is reached. The trick is to do it slow enough so that new bone continues to grow, but fast enough that it does not heal entirely.There are several risk involved in it:-It include stretching the blood vessels and nerves around the bone more than they can endure, which could result in long-term complications.It involves the breaking of a perfectly good bone, possible risk of infectionUnimaginable painRisk of side effects of pain killersFurther in your old age you would be facing a lot of problems relating to your bonesI would recommend the procedure for you only if you are physically and psychologically prepared.So,why not try any other Height Increasing Process which includes a proper diet and and a group of exercises.I have seen people have increased height after they have crossed a certain age limit when there are no chances of increasing heightYou can check my previous post on how my own brother has increased his height:-Andrew Richard's answer to I'm a 17-year-old boy who’s very stout, I weigh 100kg (220 lbs.) and I’m 5′ 4″ tall. How can I grow taller faster?See More:-How To Grow TallerGood Luck

Is it possible to body build after two hernia surgeries?

Today, thanks to the usage of prolene mesh, the surgery strengthens the area more than muscles can do by themselves. The recurrence probability is high only the first year, then it drops significantly. I have this info from my doctor.I had 3.5" open surgery and I couldn't resume workouts for 6-7 months. I prefered to be cautious about it. You will however still feel the mesh when performing abs, picking up things from small places, like under your desk. My doctor said i need a couple of years to get passed this phase.I started weight lifting (squats, deadlifts included) without constraints after 9 months. After one year I resumed the abs.Give it some time and there's nothing to be afraid of. Yoy will be able to do anything without the fear of a recurring hernia.

How did tiger Woods get 20/15 vision ( better than perfct and how can I

on a side note does anyone think it's suspect that he had performance enhancing surgery and no get in trouble wen they are cracking down so hard on steroids. I know a lot of people think steroids have serious health risk and thats another conversation but in the argument of a fair and level playing field in sports isn't it pretty much the same thing?

Am I going to be able to play parkour after leg lengthening surgery?

It's going to take a while to get sufficient bone density and associated muscular strucures in place. I'd be planning on something like at least 3 years of strength and conditioning before I started seriously training. It's slow but you need a good foundation.