It sucks, but injury is pretty common in our sports.
Whether you’re a surfer, snowboarder, runner or climber, you guaranteed to encounter injuries at some point.
Sometimes it’s obvious what you should do – no amount of RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) is going to heal a broken wrist – but often it’s a guessing game.
Nobody wants to stop, even for afternoon, but if an afternoon sitting out saves you from a season-long injury, it’s worth it. But how can you tell?
We spoke to sports physician Dr Courtney Kipps to find out…