How to use Sprain in a sentence
A bad sprain can take several months to get completely better.
A sprain is damage to or tearing of ligaments or a joint capsule.
However, being overweight and generally inactive also increases the chance of developing a strain or sprain.
A school doesn't properly care for a soccer field, resulting in potholes that sprain the player's ankle.
One of the most common injuries carried by the players was a mild ankle sprain.Advertisement
In a minor sprain some of the fibers within the ligament are stretched.
No, it's a sprain.
This sudden impact forces the head backward or forward outside of its normal movement, causing a ' neck sprain '.
This action results in a sprain, and its seriousness depends on how badly the ligaments are torn.
Any unfamiliar activity that stresses a muscle or joint may cause a strain or sprain.Advertisement
Grade III sprains are usually immobilized in a cast for several weeks to see if the sprain heals.
A sprain is a partial or complete tear of a ligament, a strong band of tissue that connects bones to one another and stabilizes joints.
Aiming treatment only at those players who had previously suffered a sprain was the most cost-effective approach.
How do I manage an acute sprain or strain?
This sudden impact forces the head backward or forward outside of its normal movement, causing a ' neck sprain ' .Advertisement
Grade II and III sprains are often seen by a physician, who x rays the area to differentiate between a sprain and a fracture.
It may be necessary for the child to do exercises to strengthen the joint after a serious sprain.
If a child receives a soft tissue injury, such as a strain or sprain, or a bone injury, the best immediate treatment is ice, compression, elevation of the injury, and rest.
Flip flops don't hold your foot in place at all, so one wrong step could cost you an ankle thanks to a sprain or other type of injury.
For example, strains may mean muscle tissue is on the verge of tearing, and a sprain may take a very long time to heal simply because tendons are made of tissue that is slow to repair itself.Advertisement