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Sprain: Introduction

A sprain is an injury to a ligament; a strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon. ...more »

Symptoms of Sprain

Treatments for Sprain

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Sprain?

Sprain: Related Patient Stories

Sprain: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Sprain

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Types of Sprain

Diagnostic Tests for Sprain

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Causes of Sprain

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Disease Topics Related To Sprain

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Sprain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Sprain

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Sprain: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Sprain: Animations

Prevention of Sprain

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Statistics for Sprain

Sprain: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Sprain

A sprain is an injury to a ligament--a stretching or a tearing. One or more ligaments can be injured during a sprain. The severity of the injury will depend on the extent of injury to a single ligament (whether the tear is partial or complete) and the number of ligaments involved. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers Sprains and Strains: NIAMS)

Definitions of Sprain:

A painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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