Sprain

Ankle Sprain Ligaments
Ankle Sprain Ligament

 

A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligament sprains are soft tissues injuries that happen with twisting, falling, sudden hit activities.

Commonly seen are: ankle sprain, wrist sprain, knee sprain

 

 

Strain

Neck Strain Muscles
Neck Strain Muscles

 

A strain is a stretched, pulled muscles or torn muscles or tendons. Muscle pulling or twisting actions causes a strain.

Commonly seen are: Hamstring strain, calf strain, back strain, neck strain

Common Signs and Symptoms of Sprains and Strains:

– Pain

– Swelling

– Bruising

– Joint Stiffness

Causes of Ligament Sprains and Muscle Strains:

– Sports injuries

– Overuse or repetitive activities

– Accident

How can Physiotherapy Help in Sprains & Strains?

Physiotherapy Treatments:

– Pain Relief and Tissue Healing: Ultrasound, Electrical Stimulation

– Massage: Deep friction, trigger point release

– Flexibility Exercises

– Muscle strengthening

– Balance and Coordination Exercises

– Sports Specific Training

At heal360 Physioclinic, our therapist will perform a thorough assessment and determine the potential cause of the problem, and will develop a management plan for your strain and sprains