INJURIES: PAPERCUT 0 – SURGERY 10

Injuries. I can’t think of anyone who wants to be in pain!  With an injury, however, it can be a good indicator as to how you are recovering.  If you are completely numbed out, you may further your injury because you can’t feel it. Let’s classify the severity of your injury……. Papercut 0 – surgery 10! All kidding aside, you should know your potentials and your limitations.  If you’ve done something like trip and sprain your ankle, follow RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation).  If you have muscle soreness or strain that isn’t going away, you should most likely contact a physician.  If it persists in severity, they may recommend physical therapy.  With surgery, you are definitely going to have some downtime and recovery. If you are working with a physical therapist, let them help you!  If your injury is serious enough to warrant this specialty, you’ve done some damage.  You may have to work through a minimal amount of pain, so be ready...
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