Are you an avid snowboarder? Have you ever taken a fall and thought “oh, that hurts”?
Snowboarding injuries, commonly to the hand, wrist, and shoulder can range from fractures to sprains/strains. Often times something as simple as lowering yourself to the ground to strap in or out can cause a high amount of forces to transmit through your hand and wrist.
Commonly, we see FOOSH injuries which stands for “falling on outstretched hand”.
Following these injuries a person feels pain, numbness, and or swelling throughout the hand, wrist, and shoulder regions.
A simple strengthening program to target these areas can help to protect your joints and prevent injuries.
If you are currently experiencing pain or other symptoms following a snowboarding or skiing incident, come in and see us for a free screening!