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What is a Typical Wrist Surgery Recovery Timeline

By Game Ready | Jun 23, 2020

Wrist fractures and other types of injuries sometimes necessitate surgery. Because upper extremities are such a crucial part of many daily activities, proper recovery is important for getting back to normal life. Knowing what to expect during the recovery process may help you plan for the weeks and months to come.

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What is a Typical Shoulder Surgery Recovery Timeline?

By Game Ready | Jun 16, 2020

Your shoulder is a complicated joint that can move in multiple directions. Because of this, it performs in almost all of your typical daily activities, including reaching for food on shelves, brushing your teeth, and getting dressed.

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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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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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Sympathy for the Ankle: 5 Home Treatments for a Sprain

By Game Ready | Jan 22, 2020

Pleased to meet you … guess you’ve got a sprain.

If it helps, you’re probably not alone. About two million people in the U.S. sprain an ankle every year. And although exercising regularly is good for your health, it also puts you at higher risk for an ankle sprain. In fact, it’s one of the most common injuries among people who play sports, and the most common injury for college athletes.i

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What is the Average Pulled Back Muscle Recovery Time?

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 Treatment and 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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