Sprain

What is Sprain?

A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments are tissues that connect bones at a joint. Falling, twisting, or getting hit can all cause a sprain. Ankle and wrist sprains are common. Symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising, and being unable to move your joint.

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Can I treat my sprained ankle myself?

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Brief Answer:
probably

Detailed Answer:
hello and thank you for your question.
If you are sure that it is only a sprain then you should be able to...

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Have a kid 16 months that has a hurt left foot ! Been hurt for 4 days. He had all test done by medical everything negative . Xray etc. He is now...

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Brief Answer:
Could be a ligament sprain or habit

Detailed Answer:
Hi..By what you quote I feel that he could be having a ligament sprain. He is...

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I missed a step and jammed my right knee. I am experiencing pain above the knee when I go to stand up from a sitting position and when I lift my...

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Brief Answer:
Could be quadriceps sprain.

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Hi, I am Dr Gopal Goel , Orthopedic Surgeon.
By the description , it appears that you...

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