Debunking Myths Around Pneumatic Compression

By Game Ready | Jan 10, 2018

Most athletes are used to sustaining minor injuries, and even non-athletes know to use traditional RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment for a sprain or strain. What many people with injuries do not realize is that you can take this treatment one step further with a pneumatic compression device.

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Common Treatment Misconceptions About Torn Groin Muscles

By Game Ready | Jan 09, 2018

Many athletes experience torn groin muscles at least once in their careers. Ice hockey and soccer players are particularly susceptible to this type of injury due to the nature of the movements that cause forceful adduction of the hip. Swimmers, dancers, and skaters are also at a higher rate of risk for a torn groin muscle.

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New Year, New Recovery Game Plan

By Game Ready | Dec 22, 2017

Are you ready to start 2018 with a new recovery game plan? Every day this January, we’ll be sharing an injury prevention, rehab, or recovery tip on social media. From nutrition tips to specific stretching routines, we’ll be sharing recovery tips every day for the entire month of January.

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Carli Lloyd Recounts Her Recovery Experience with Game Ready After Ankle Injury

By Carli Lloyd | Dec 07, 2017

About Carli Lloyd:

Carli Lloyd is an American soccer player and two-time Olympic gold medalist. She was named FIFA’s Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016, and is also a FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion. She currently plays for the U.S. Women's National team and Houston Dash.

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Nutrition and Exercise Tips to Speed Up Your Injury Recovery

By Game Ready | Sep 14, 2017

Whether you are a serious athlete, play recreational sports, or just like to stay active, getting an injury can be a major disappointment. In addition to keeping you away from the hobbies you enjoy, it can also be a major hassle for daily activities such as driving, showering, or putting items in an overhead cupboard.

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Pain After Working Out? Why Hip Flexors May Be to Blame

By Game Ready | Jun 21, 2017

Most athletes and active people are used to experiencing some soreness after working out. After all, soreness is a normal part of the process for building muscle. However, if you are experiencing regular hip flexor pain after exercising, especially if you do a lot of squats, it might be time to consider adding a new stretching routine to your warm-up and cool-down.

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5 Tips for Spinal Fracture Recovery

By Game Ready | May 24, 2017

Spinal fractures can be caused by both trauma from an accident or fall and medical conditions such as osteoporosis and other diseases that weaken the bones.

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

By Game Ready | Apr 27, 2017

Any type of athlete or individual can suffer from a hip flexor injury, although they are most common in cyclists, soccer players, and martial artists. Any activity that involves kicking, running, or jumping engages the hip flexors.

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4 Questions to Ask Your Physical Therapist During Injury Recovery

By Game Ready | Oct 19, 2016

Physical therapy is an important part of the injury recovery process, but it’s not a magic bullet. You must actively participate in your own recovery, in conjunction with your physical therapist, in order to return to normal activity as quickly as possible. One way to do this is to be sure that you are fully informed about what to do, what not to do, and what you still need to learn in a physical therapy setting.

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