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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Sprained Wrist? The 6 Best Ways to Heal Fast

By Game Ready | Aug 01, 2018

A sprained wrist can happen when breaking a fall or during an athletic activity, but no matter how it happens, you want to heal as quickly as possible. Not being able to fully use your hand and arm can impact daily activities such as cooking, typing, brushing your teeth, and even tying your shoes. The faster you can return to full range of motion and be pain-free, the faster you can get your life back to normal.

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How to Recover from a Sprained Wrist

By Game Ready | Apr 03, 2018

 

In many parts of the country, it is still slip-and-fall season, which means a higher risk of wrist sprains. Even though the season is almost over, it’s still possible to sprain a wrist while participating in sports, either by falling or colliding with another player in a way that causes the wrist to bend too far backwards.

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Winter Sports Injury: Wrist Fracture Prevention & Treatment

By Game Ready | Jan 31, 2018

 

With slippery sidewalks and hidden icy patches, winter can be a treacherous time foreverybody. During this season, the incidence of wrist fractures increases because many people try to use an outstretched arm to break a fall when they slip on the ice. Athletes who participate in sports like ice skating, skiing, and snowboarding have an even higher chance of sustaining an injury like a wrist fracture.

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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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Reduce Swelling of a Fractured Wrist: 5 Secrets Used by the Pros

By Game Ready | Sep 15, 2014

A broken bone can be painful, and one of the factors that contributes to this discomfort is excessive swelling. When tissues swell they limit range of motion and increase pressure, which can lead to additional pain.

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3 Reasons Cold Compression Therapy Works for Treating a Sprained Wrist

By Kelly Hansen | May 09, 2014

Wrist sprains are not only painful, they can be extremely inconvenient because we use our hands and wrists so much for daily activities and work. For athletes, a wrist sprain can be even more devastating, which is why it is so important to heal as quickly as possible from this unfortunate injury.

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Experiencing Tennis Elbow Symptoms? 5 Ways to Recover Quickly

By Kelly Hansen | Apr 28, 2014

Tennis elbow results from overuse of muscles in the forearm and hand. Although the injury is common in tennis players, it is not exclusive to them. Anybody can get tennis elbow when the muscles and tendons surrounding the joint become torn or ruptured.

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The 4 Most Common Upper Extremity Injuries and Symptoms

By Kelly Hansen | Mar 31, 2014

Upper extremity injuries can happen to anybody, but they are most commonly related to falling onto an outstretched hand. Athletes and professionals who do repetitive motions with their hands and wrists are also at higher risk of these types of injuries. 

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Common Complications of Upper Extremity Surgery Recovery & How to Avoid Them

By Kelly Hansen | Feb 20, 2014

Although modern medicine has come a long way, complications during or after surgery are not uncommon. However, even the most minor complications should be addressed to ensure that you heal properly and completely.

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