A Few Quick Tips To Help You Understand Cryotherapy Benefits

By Game Ready | Apr 26, 2018

Injuries are a fact of life for athletes. Whether you are dealing with a minor injury that you can treat at home or recovering from a more significant injury or surgery, getting back to your regular routine as quickly as possible is a high priority. Depending on the type of injury you are treating, cryotherapy can be used to help reduce pain and swelling and to help you heal faster.

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4 Ways Contrast Therapy Helps Improve Patient Outcomes

By Game Ready | Apr 17, 2018

As technology continues to advance, contrast therapy is gaining in popularity as a treatment method among physical therapists. Gone are the days of hot and cold water baths. Now healthcare professionals can offer safe, convenient (and dry!) contrast therapy to patients recovering from an injury or surgery.

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Recognize the 8 Early Signs of a Pulled Back Muscle

By Game Ready | Apr 11, 2018

A pulled muscle in your back or neck area is not only uncomfortable, it can also be very inconvenient, especially if you are an athlete or just an active individual. Acute pain, unexpected muscle spasms, and the inability to move with full range of motion can have a significant impact on your daily life and prevent you from doing some of the things you love most.

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How to Recover from a Sprained Wrist

By Game Ready | Apr 03, 2018

In many parts of the country, it is still slip-and-fall season, which means a higher risk of wrist sprains. Even though the season is almost over, it’s still possible to sprain a wrist while participating in sports, either by falling or colliding with another player in a way that causes the wrist to bend too far backwards.

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Stay Ahead of the Trend: Rapid Contrast Therapy & PT Equipment

By Game Ready | Mar 29, 2018

Maintaining a successful physical therapy practice requires staying on top of the latest trends and technological advancements. Patients are more savvy than ever, and they know they have options when choosing a physical therapist. Demonstrating that you seek out the types of equipment that produce effective results may help you retain existing patients and attract new ones.   

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What Patients Wish They Knew About Physical Therapy After Knee Surgery

By Game Ready | Mar 27, 2018

Physical therapy after knee surgery is a necessary part of the recovery process, but you can make it more effective. The more actively you participate in your own recovery, the faster you may be able to return to normal activity. For athletes, this means getting back to their routine quickly and safely.

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7 Back Pain Relief Products Every Athlete Should Know About

By Game Ready | Mar 21, 2018

Given that about 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at some point, it’s no surprise that there are so many back pain relief products available. The question is: which ones are right for you?

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6 Wrist Surgery Tips You Didn’t Know Can Help Speed Up Recovery

By Game Ready | Mar 07, 2018

Slip-and-fall accidents, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sports injuries are some of the most common reasons for wrist surgery. Regardless of why you have to undergo a procedure, in the end you want to recover from surgery as quickly as possible. Being unable to use your hand and wrist presents several challenges. In addition to being unable to do certain types of work, it is also difficult to do normal everyday activities. The faster you can recover from wrist surgery, the faster you can return to your normal life.

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Cryotherapy Cost: How Much Does it Cost to do Cryotherapy?

By Game Ready | Feb 28, 2018

For athletes who frequently sustain minor injuries, people recovering from surgery, or  someone with pain that is treated with cold therapy, it makes sense to have regular access to a cryotherapy device. However, the perceived cryotherapy cost can feel like a barrier, and many people believe that it easier and more affordable to just use ice packs.

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How a Cryotherapy Machine Will Help You Treat the 7 Most Common Injuries

By Game Ready | Feb 20, 2018

Patients these days have access to infinite information on the internet. With some key search terms and just a few clicks, they can find out what their symptoms mean and how best to treat them. Of course, consultation with a professional is always the best course, but many patients with common injuries get frustrated when they are told to apply ice and compression while they rest and elevate the injured area. While this is sound advice, there is a better way to treat pain and inflammation.

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