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The injury occurred 9 weekd ago while on a stationary weight machine doing leg curls to build hamstring strength at a machine and weight I had been using for 5 months. There is still some pain on weight bearing and Dr. Bert Zarins at MGH(who examined me twice and read the x-rays and MRI) said to avoid any activity which causes pain. He recommmeded biking and swimming if they do not cause pain and thought I could do Physical Therapy to build strength in muscles above knee as long as that did not cause pain.
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How soon after pain stops may I start playing golf? Unless you think I may play with the pain.
I am afraid the the twisting of my knee to swing the club might may the fracture worse or the pain worse.