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 and Symptoms 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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What to Do for A Pulled Back Muscle: 8 Early Signs and Symptoms

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 Ankle Surgery Recovery Methods For You to Try

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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How Long Will Wrist Surgery Recovery Take?

By Game Ready | Oct 09, 2019

Like with any type of injury, wrist surgery recovery time will vary depending on the type of injury, the type of surgery, and the general health of the individual before the operation. For most people, wrist surgery recovery times range from a few weeks to several months. The bone itself may heal within a month or two, but fully recovering from the surgery or the injury can take 4 to 6 months.1 Consult with your doctor to get a more specific recovery timetable for yourself. 

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ACL Surgery Recovery 101: Timeline & Tips

By Game Ready | Jun 24, 2019

If you have scheduled a procedure to repair a torn ACL, you’re probably wondering, “How long will I be out of my normal routine?” Although this is an important question, there is much more to ACL surgery recovery than just getting back on your feet. Even after you’re able to walk without crutches or other assistive devices, your body is still healing, and the recovery process continues. For most people, it takes 2-9 months to fully recover from ACL surgery.1 A 2016 study of 80 amateur athletes found that on average, athletes returned to their sport after eight months.2 

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