Body

Reviewing My Warrior Gaming Skins, Two Years Later

Like many gamers, I’ve had a lot of thumb and wrist pain over the course of my life. When I played console games for hours at a time as a kid, particularly control stick-intensive ones like Smash Bros. and Mario Kart, my fingers would often be sore afterwards. The cycle…

Thumb and Wrist Pain: A Cautionary Tale

There are a lot of great things about gaming. It’s an excellent way to have fun with friends, channel your competitive energy into something positive, and just relax. If you love playing as much as I do, sometimes your “quick gaming breaks” can turn into multi-hour marathons. While there’s nothing…

What is Wrist Extensor Overuse?

My name is Jordan Tsai and I’m a doctor of physical therapy working with professional gaming organizations including Cloud9 and Evil Geniuses. I have treated players from numerous games including League of Legends, Fortnite, CS:GO, and Valorant. I am going to provide a series of educational articles each highlighting a…

Common Injuries and Areas of Pain in Gaming

Our Ritual Motion community, along with the dedicated gaming community at large, knows full well the toll that hours and hours of gaming can take on our bodies. We love the game, we love the sport, and it does wonders for our mental health and social lives. At the same…