Returning to soccer 4 weeks post op? If it is not permissible, would a nose guard make it so?
3 months ago
My healing process has gone terrifically and my doctor - after two weeks - commented on how well everything was going. My question is will I be able to return to soccer (just a one off) 4 weeks post op? It will be 5 a side so there will be less exercise involved too. If it is not permissible would a nose guard make it so? Thanks
Doctor Answers (2)
If you were my patient I would have you wait at least 8 weeks before returning to any activity where your nose could be injured even if you are wearing protection.
You really must ask your surgeon about this.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA.........................
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