4 Things NOT to Do When You Have a Sprained Wrist

By Game Ready | Oct 04, 2018

Whether you get a sprained wrist from playing volleyball or slipping on the ice, the recovery process is the same. While your body is mending, there are things you can do to help speed up the healing process, and there are also activities you should try to avoid. This list of four things to avoid doing when you have a sprained wrist is a good starting point, but as with any other type of injury, follow your doctor’s recommendations.

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5 Things Your Patients Want to Know About Sprained Ankle Treatment

By Game Ready | Jan 16, 2018
Many patients choose to  treat a sprained ankle on their own at home, but when they come to you, it’s often because they want a professional diagnosis or they have questions. When a patient is unsure whether they have broken a bone or just a sprained ligament, it’s common to seek medical attention. After confirming it’s a sprain, they often have questions.   Read More >

How to Avoid Reinjury After Spraining Your Wrist

By Game Ready | Dec 21, 2016

A sprained wrist can put a real damper on your lifestyle. In the first several days when the pain is at its worst, it can even limit your ability to do daily tasks like cooking, typing, or possibly driving. Although most sprained wrists eventually heal on their own, you must be careful during the later stages of recovery to avoid re-injury.

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Roundup: What's Happening with Muscoskeletal Injuries and Wellness

By Kelly Hansen | Dec 31, 2012

According to a recent study by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), more than 60 percent of all accidental injuries in the U.S. are to the musculoskeletal system. These injuries include sprains, strains, fractures, cuts, punctures, contusions and bruises. About 10 percent of musculoskeletal injuries occur while playing some sort of sport and slightly more than 10 percent occurs in the workplace.

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