Dr. Nance was recently featured in a CNN article titled, ‘How to avoid winter sports injuries, according to experts’ where she talks about’. She provides some tips and pointers on how to stay safe when enjoying winter activities this year.
In the article she writes, ‘Since so many winter sports can result in spills, you should learn how to fall properly. Mainly, don’t stick out your hands to try and break your fall’, said Nance, who specializes in hand surgery. ‘You want to tuck and roll so your upper body takes the brunt of the fall,’ she said. ‘You’re less likely to have a catastrophic ligament tear or fracture this way.’
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