Sprained Wrist? The 6 Best Ways to Heal Fast

By Game Ready | Aug 01, 2018

A sprained wrist can happen when breaking a fall or during an athletic activity, but no matter how it happens, you want to heal as quickly as possible. Not being able to fully use your hand and arm can impact daily activities such as cooking, typing, brushing your teeth, and even tying your shoes. The faster you can return to full range of motion and be pain-free, the faster you can get your life back to normal.

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5 Methods to Reduce Swelling From an Injury

By Game Ready | Jul 30, 2018

As part of the inflammatory response, swelling is the body’s natural reaction to an injury. The excess fluid produced by the body helps protect damaged tissues from further injury. Although a certain amount of swelling is unavoidable, it’s important to do what you can to help control the process for these important reasons:

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6 Ways to Help Reduce Risk During Shoulder Surgery Recovery

By Game Ready | Jul 25, 2018

Patients going through shoulder surgery recovery are typically eager to return to normal function. Wearing a sling and operating with limited mobility can have a major impact on daily activities, especially for people managing busy schedules. Unfortunately, this eagerness often translates to high-risk behavior that may put their shoulder surgery recovery at risk.

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How to Treat a Pulled Back Muscle in 8 Steps

By Game Ready | Jul 23, 2018

A pulled back muscle is a very common injury. You can pull a back muscle by lifting a heavy item, throwing an object while twisting, or falling unexpectedly. Regardless of the cause, a pulled back muscle is painful, and you want to treat it as quickly as possible.

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Celebrity Testimonials from Game Ready Users

By Game Ready | Jul 18, 2018

Game Ready leading technologies are designed to get people back to being their best after injury or surgery. Thousands of patients, athletes, athletic trainers, and pro teams, as well as the world’s foremost orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine doctors and physical therapists, choose Game Ready.

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4 Questions Answered by Med Pros About Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery

By Game Ready | Jul 17, 2018

Planning for rotator cuff surgery can come with the stress and uncertainty of a serious medical procedure paired with the excitement and relief of correcting a problem that impacts your lifestyle. Whether you want to return to athletic activity, restore full range of motion, or simply lift objects without pain, surgery to repair a damaged rotator cuff can have very positive outcomes.

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5 Technologies to Boost Recovery After Knee Surgery

By Game Ready | Jul 10, 2018

Recovery after knee surgery has come a long way in past decades. In addition to new surgical techniques, new recovery technologies can help  you to return to normal activity more comfortably and as quickly as possible. While it’s not possible to completely avoid all pain, discomfort, and inconvenience, new technologies have made knee surgery recovery less of a hassle .

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PT Techniques Used for A Pulled Back Muscle

By Game Ready | Jul 02, 2018

A pulled muscle in your back is essentially a muscle strain injury. This can happen when you extend beyond your normal range of motion, make a sudden movement, or overstress your muscles without properly warming up. Pulled back muscles can also occur as a result of poor posture and muscle weakness or imbalance, so you don’t necessarily have to be doing strenuous activity to be at risk for this type of injury.  

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What is Cryotherapy?

By Game Ready | Jun 29, 2018

Cryotherapy is the delivery of therapeutic cold to help provide natural pain relief, , decrease swelling, and help your patients recover as quickly as possible. The classic application methods are cold packs filled with ice or gel to provide targeted cryotherapy to an injury and ice baths to treat larger areas of the body. However, as a medical professional, you have the ability to provide more advanced—and more effective—forms of cryotherapy.

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4 Things That Delay ACL Surgery Recovery Time

By Game Ready | Jun 21, 2018

ACL surgery recovery time may take six months or longer. The exact amount of time will depend on the extent of the injury, the type of surgery, your health before the procedure, and the steps you take to promote healing. Recovery may also be delayed by certain activities or by choosing not to actively participate in the rehabilitation process.

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