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Continuing our blog on skier vs. snowboarder injuries, today we'll look at the most common types of injuries we see due to winter sports activities.

When it comes to snowboard wrist injuries, the most common scenario we see is the beginner snowboarder who is just learning the sport who fractures the wrist. In fact, 25% of all wrist surgeries involve snowboarders in their first three days on the mountain.  So people learning to snowboard should always use wrist guards. It can help prevent a visit to the emergency room.