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Treating a sprained ankle

A sprain is stretching or tearing of ligaments which are a band of fibrous tissue that function in connecting one bone to another in the joints and the most commonly affected is the ankle joint. A joint sprain happens when the ligaments or tendons are stretched in unnatural directions like a trauma and an awkward movement that is common in athletes. Being overweight and having weak muscle will put an indivi ...

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Neck sprain

The neck is comprised of seven bones from the spinal cord that are connected to one another by the ligaments and the muscles. A neck sprain can occur in any of these tissues during abrupt movements, such as a hard fall or vehicular accident that causes the neck to bend in an extreme position. Depending on how the neck sprain was incurred, it is best to consult a doctor if the discomfort and pain can disrupt ...

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