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What are the causes of sprain and how long does it last ?

How do you cure them?? How does the it heal??? Is there another name for it other than a sprain or strains?? what are the symptoms of getting or already have a strain or a sprain?? What are the most common causes of it?? How long does the sprain last?? How would you explain it to the parents /guardians??? Is there any self treatment for this ?? please reply as soon as possible
Asked On : Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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Sprains are due to overstretching of the muscles in mostly wrong directions. Time it takes to heal depends on the extent of injury of the muscle fibres. Use crepe bandage, muscle relaxant tablets with pain killer, hot fomentation and local muscle relaxant ointments.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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