• Wrist Injuries and their Prevention During Snowboarding

    Snowboarding Wrist Injuries

    Dr Mike Langran is the UK ‘s leading authority on snow sports injury and prevention. He is Director of the Scottish Snow Sports Safety Study, an executive committee member of the British Association of Ski Patrollers and both Board member and UK National Secretary of the International Society for Skiing Safety (ISSS). Dr Langran is … Read more

    Broken Wrist (Colles Fracture) Injury Guide


    What is a Colles Fracture? A broken wrist is common following a fall on an outstretched hand. A Colles fracture is a fracture of the radius bone of the forearm, just above the wrist (a Scaphoid fracture is the other common type of wrist fracture). Symptoms include a great deal of wrist pain, a “dinner … Read more

    Prevention & Treatment Of Common Skiing & Snowboard Injuries

    For every 1000 people skiing and snowboarding on the slopes there are typically two or three injuries per day that require medical treatment. The individual risk of injury has been calculated as one injury per 300 days of skiing and snowboarding. Skiers and snowboarders under the age of 18 have an incidence of injury that … Read more