How to Treat a Pulled Back Muscle in 8 Steps

By Game Ready | Mar 27, 2019

A pulled back muscle can begin as a sudden, sharp pain when lifting or bending. Or it may appear gradually, getting progressively worse over several days. This common injury ranges from a minor inconvenience to an intense source of pain. It can take several weeks, and in some cases a few months, to heal.1

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What is the Treatment for a Fractured Spine?

By Game Ready | Sep 25, 2018

Around 80 percent of adults are used to dealing with occasional or frequent back pain. Though a pulled muscle or chronic low back pain are uncomfortable, they are typically not serious and can be treated at home. However, a spinal fracture is a much more serious injury that should be diagnosed and treated by a medical professional.

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Back Injuries 101: Pulled Muscle Treatment

By Game Ready | Dec 26, 2017

Back injuries are one of the most common causes of pain among patients. In fact, lower back pain is the number one cause of disability and the second most cited reason for a doctor visit. As a practitioner, you have most likely treated back injuries caused in a number of ways, including athletes who pushed just a little too far and non-athletes who pulled a back muscle doing a normal everyday activity.

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3 Quick Tips for Athletes Recovering From Football Back Injuries

By Game Ready | Oct 04, 2017

Now that football season has officially started and is in full swing, it’s important to watch out for symptoms of injuries. Some of the most common football injuries are those to the back. The nature of the game requires hard impacts, twisting the torso, and other activities that can lead to a back injury.

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FAQ: Cryotherapy for Back Injury Recovery

By Game Ready | Jul 26, 2017

Back injuries are very common for many types of people. Athletes can overstretch and pull a muscle while playing a game, and anybody can suffer from back strain just by doing everyday activities like gardening, cleaning, or lifting an object. When this painful situation does occur, you want back injury recovery to go as quickly as possible. Fortunately, cryotherapy can help.

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5 Effective Treatments for Back Strain

By Game Ready | Jan 18, 2017

You don’t need to be an athlete to experience back strain. The most basic of movements, even a sneeze, can cause the muscles in your back to overstretch or extend beyond their normal range of motion.

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How Can Cryotherapy Improve Recovery from a Pulled Back Muscle?

By Game Ready | Mar 16, 2016

A pulled muscle in the back is a common injury and a major contributor to the 80% of the population that experiences back pain. You can pull a back muscle during athletic activity, while shoveling, bending over to pick up an object, or even sneezing.

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4 Recovery Tips for Back Strain Treatment You Probably Don’t Know About

By Game Ready | Jun 09, 2015

Given that it is one of the most pervasive medical complaints in the country, chances are you have experienced back pain at some point in your life. If not, you might be one of the estimated 20% of people who are lucky enough to avoid this common condition. The remaining 80% can tell you that the acute pain that comes with back strain can be debilitating, even if it lasts for only a few days.

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How Athletes Approach Back Strain Treatment (And You Should Too!)

By Game Ready | Feb 03, 2015

Back strain happens to both athletes and non-athletes all the time. In fact, it's one of the most common medical complaints that doctors encounter. Because one in four adults has experienced low back pain at least once in their lifetime, chances are you are one of them. Athletic trainers and physical therapists deal with back strain treatment all the time, and there's no reason you can't take advantage of their knowledge to help reduce your own pain and discomfort.

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How to Treat a Pulled Back Muscle to Get Back in the Game Faster

By Game Ready | Nov 25, 2014

A pulled back muscle can happen to anybody, but whether you are a hobby gardener or a professional athlete, you need to recover as fast as possible so you can get back in the game.

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