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How Long Does ACL Surgery Recovery Take?

By Game Ready | Mar 10, 2020

Whether you need ACL surgery as the result of a sports injury or because of another type of accident, the recovery timeline is similar for most people. A full recovery, including the return to your pre-injury condition, with full range of motion and stability in the knee joint, usually takes six months.1 However, it’s important to understand that recovery timelines may vary.

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6 Muscle Strain Treatments You Need to Know

By Game Ready | Mar 02, 2020

A muscle strain is when muscles or tendons tear or stretch. Many injuries—falls, sudden blows, overuse, and more—may strain muscles.1 No matter what causes a strain, it’s painful and inconvenient. Whether you strained your neck while parallel parking or pulled a groin muscle playing hockey, knowing how to treat the pain and swelling may help you recover more quickly and make you more comfortable.

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Signs & Symptoms of a Rotator Cuff Injury

By Game Ready | Feb 03, 2020

A torn rotator cuff is a common shoulder injury that may be caused by repeated movements while someone is playing sports or performing a job function. With repeated motion, the muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder socket may tear. Other common causes of a torn rotator cuff include falling, or lifting or pulling a heavy object.1

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4 Common Signs of a Torn Rotator Cuff

By Game Ready | Feb 03, 2020

A torn rotator cuff is a common shoulder injury that may be caused by repeated movements while someone is playing sports or performing a job function.

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How Long Does It Take to Recover From a Hip Flexor Injury?

By Game Ready | Jan 27, 2020

Anyone can suffer from a hip flexor injury, although they are most common in cyclists, dancers, soccer players, and martial artists. The hip flexors are a group of muscles that enable the hip joint to bend the knee toward the chest and make it possible to bend forward at the waist.1 Many activities, including kicking, running, and jumping, engage the hip flexors.

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5 Home Remedies for a Sprained Ankle

By Game Ready | Jan 22, 2020

Every year, a million people seek medical care for ankle injuries. Forty percent of ankle sprains can potentially cause chronic issues.1

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How Long Does It Take for A Pulled Back Muscle to Heal?

By Game Ready | Jan 20, 2020

A pulled back muscle may happen suddenly while lifting a squirming child or overexerting at the gym. It may also appear over time as weak muscles steadily debilitate and trigger injuries.

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Recognize the 8 Early Signs of a Pulled Back Muscle

By Game Ready | Nov 18, 2019

A pulled muscle in your lower back, upper back, or neck is uncomfortable and can be inconvenient, especially if you are an athlete or lead an active life.

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5 Tips for Spinal Fracture Recovery

By Game Ready | Nov 12, 2019

A spinal fracture is a painful and potentially serious injury. Both trauma, such as from an accident or fall, and diseases that weaken bones, such as osteoporosis, can fracture the spine.1 Some of the symptoms associated with a spinal fracture may include:

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4 Ways to Aid Recovery after Ankle Surgery

By Game Ready | Oct 30, 2019

Ankle surgery recovery takes time—typically at least six weeks, depending on the type of surgery and the severity of the injury.1 Recovery downtime is inevitable, but there are steps you can take to help move along the healing process.

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