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Sprains and Strains

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    It might not make much of a storyline on a TV medical drama, but ankle sprains are one of the most common reasons for an emergency room visit.
  • Overview of Sports Injuries
  • Sprained Ankles Need Attention
    When you sprain an ankle, one or more ligaments on the outside of your ankle become stretched or torn.
  • Sprains, Strains, Breaks: What’s the Difference?
    If you've sprained your ankle, you know what pain is. But maybe that "sprain" was a "strain" or possibly even a "break." The amount of pain in each case can be virtually equal.
  • Tendonitis
    Tendonitis is an inflammation of a tendon—the tough cord of tissue that connects muscles to bones. Tendonitis can affect any tendon, but is most commonly seen in the wrist and fingers.
  • The Best Ways to Treat, Prevent Tendonitis
    Tendonitis is your body's way of telling you, "Enough! You're putting too much stress on this muscle and joint."
  • Understanding Joint Pain
    Sprained ankles and wrists, arthritic knees and hips and torn rotator cuffs all have one thing in common: They result in joint pain.