Lacrosse Muscle Strain Injury Prevention & Treatment

By Game Ready | Jul 19, 2017

Like all types of athletes, lacrosse players are at risk of getting injured any time they practice or play in a game. Running, pivoting, cutting, and dodging are all normal parts of the game, but a wrong step, stretching too far, or too much twisting can result in an injury that can set you back for weeks or months.

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How to Treat Your Muscle Strain With Cold Therapy

By Game Ready | Mar 22, 2017

The methods for treating a muscle strain have not changed much over the years. RICE (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) therapy is still the most effective approach for minor strains and sprains.

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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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The 4 Back-Muscle Strain Treatments Your Patients Should Know About

By Game Ready | Jan 11, 2017

According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is the second most common reason for doctor appointments in the United States. In most cases, the pain is not related to conditions like arthritis, fractures, or infections, but is because of a muscle strain. The causes of back-muscle strain vary from accidents to sports injuries to overextending the muscles doing a basic daily task.

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6 Muscle Strain Treatments You Need to Know

By Game Ready | Jan 04, 2017

Muscle strains can happen in many ways, but no matter how they are caused, they are always painful and inconvenient. Whether you strained your neck while parallel parking or pulled a groin muscle playing hockey, knowing how to treat the pain and swelling will help you recover more quickly and make you more comfortable.

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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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