TMZ claims that the 49-year-old was on holiday with friends when she fell and broke her wrist on Saturday.
Doctors are reported to have confirmed the injury back at her hotel room later that day.
Hurt: Courteney Cox has reportedly broken her wrist while on holiday in Cancun with friends
Courteney is said to have then returned home to LA immediately by private jet to be treated by her own physicians.
TMZ claim the accident occurred when Courteney attempted to break her fall after she slipped, seriously hurting her wrist.
The Cougar Town star was enjoying a well deserved break after finishing her latest projet Just Before I Go, which she directed herself.
Courteney began working on the film at the beginning of this month in Los Angeles.
Busy: Courteney, seen here filming Cougar Town earlier this year, recently wrapped up her directorial debut Just Before I Go
The drama stars Sean William Scott as a depressed man who returns to his hometown to rights some wrongs before killing himself.
Former Private Practice star Kate Walsh stars as his sister-in-law in the film.
While this is Courteney's first feature film, she did direct episodes of her TBS series Cougar Town and the Lifetime flick Talhotblond.
Cutting it short: Courteney is said to have then returned home to LA immediately by private jet to be treated by her own physicians after breaking her wrist