A sprain is an injury that happens when one or more ligaments are stretched or torn. The severity of the injury will depend on the number of ligaments involved and whether the tear is partial or complete. In many cases, sprains do not require surgery and can be treated with a combination of rest, cryotherapy, compression, and elevation.Read More >
Doctors and physical therapists regularly treat muscle strains and ligament sprains, especially in athletes or patients who are physically active. Although these are not typically serious injuries, they do need to be addressed to prevent exacerbating tissue damage or injuring the area again.Read More >
A pulled back muscle is a common injury for both athletes and people who do not play sports. You can pull a back muscle by lifting a heavy item, throwing an object while twisting, or falling unexpectedly. Regardless of the cause, a pulled back muscle is painful and you want to treat it as quickly and effectively as possible.
Wrist sprains are common injuries among both athletes and the average citizen. Impacts from sports equipment, other athletes, and the ground can lead to wrist sprains in athletes. Because many people use their arms and hands to break a fall, a sprained wrist is also a common side effect of a typical falling accident.