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Strain: Introduction

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

Symptoms of Strain

Treatments for Strain

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Strain?

Strain: Related Patient Stories

Strain: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Strain

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Strain may include:

Types of Strain

  • Back strain
  • Hamstring strain - back of the thigh strain; common in athletics and running.
  • Elbow strains - common in raquet sports like tennis, or throwing sports.
  • Hand strain - activities or sports requiring gripping.
  • Forearm strain - similar causes as a hand strain.
  • more types...»

Causes of Strain

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Disease Topics Related To Strain

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Strain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Strain

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Strain: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Strain: Animations

Prognosis for Strain

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Strain: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Strain

A strain is an injury to either a muscle or a tendon. Depending on the severity of the injury, a strain may be a simple overstretch of the muscle or tendon, or it can result in a partial or complete tear. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers Sprains and Strains: NIAMS)

Definitions of Strain:

(physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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