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Wearing proper shoes is best way to avoid ankle sprains. There are also supports available to resist knee, ankle, elbow, and other sprains. Of course, avoiding walking or running on uneven ground can cause sprains. The result of a sprain can often be minimized by RICE:

rest , ice , compression, and elevation

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How will you prevent sports injuries like sprains and strains?

make sure you wear right equitment


What are the demographics of sprains and strains?

Sprains and strains are common. Anyone can have them. Children under age eight are less likely to have sprains than are older people. People who are active in sports suffer more strains and sprains than less active people.


What has the author C W Mansell Moullin written?

C. W. Mansell Moullin has written: 'Sprains' -- subject(s): Accessible book, Sprains and Strains, Sprains


Symptoms ankle sprains?

Ankle sprains may include Swelling, Bruising, Pain or soreness, Difficulty walking and Stiffness in the joint. Medfoot.com is best source to get detailed information on Ankle sprains.


How are sprains diagnosed?

Grade I sprains and mild strains are usually self-diagnosed. Grade II and III sprains are often seen by a physician, who x rays the area to differentiate between a sprain and a fracture.


What are Grade II sprains?

Grade II sprains are caused by a partial tear in the ligament. These sprains are characterized by obvious swelling, extensive bruising, pain, difficulty bearing weight, and reduced function of the joint.


Why do you need muscle tone?

Muscles help with posture, prevent strains and sprains and also get burns fat (we are past an age where we need to store fat for a time when we may run out)


What is the first aid for sprains?

sprain


What are the different types of sprains?

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How common are knee sprains?

they are most common for NFL kickers and NFL punters because they use there leg and the power goes to the knees and sprains it.


Who is the patron saint of sprains?

There is no patron saint of sprains. However, Saint Peter the Apostle is the patron saint of foot injuries should you have a sprained ankle.


What is the present tenses for sprained?

I/you/we/they sprain. He/she/it sprains.


How do you fix sprain ankle?

There are various simple ways to fix the problem of Ankle Sprains. Medications, Immobilization, physical therapy, Compression wraps, Icing are simple ways to treat ankle sprains. Check Medfoot to know more informative guidelines on problem of Ankle Sprains.


Can savoy first aid spray used for sprains?

NO!


Where are fractures and sprains best treated?

At a fracture clinic.


How are sprains prevented?

Sprains and strains can be prevented by warming-up before exercising, using proper lifting techniques, wearing properly fitting shoes, and taping or bracing the joint.


What is included in grade I sprains?

Grade I sprains are mild injuries in which there is a stretching or mild tearing of the ligament, yet no joint function is lost. However, there may be tenderness and slight swelling.


Injuries that affect the skeletal system?

Dislocations, sprains, fractures


What characterizes grade II sprains?

These sprains are characterized by obvious swelling, localized tenderness, pain , joint laxity, difficulty bearing weight if the injury is to a lower extremity, and reduced function of the joint.


Are Cooling treatments applied to sprains?

Cooling treatments are applied following sprains, bruises, burns, eye injuries, and muscle spasms to help alleviate the resulting swelling, pain, and discoloration of the skin


How are strains diagnosed?

Grade I sprains and mild strains are usually self-diagnosed. Grade II and III sprains are often seen by a physician, who x rays the area to differentiate between a sprain and a fracture.


Who are least likely to have sprains?

Children under age eight are less likely to have sprains than are older people. Children's ligaments are tighter, and their bones are more apt to break before a ligament tears.


What injuries are not usually caused by eyeglasses A Falls of older adults and work-accidents of working-aged adults B sports and recreational activities among children C sprains for all ages?

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How do fractions and sprains differ?

Fraction are mathematical and sprains are health related. Now Fractures are broken bones and Sprains occur when a body part is twisted past the normal range of motion and tendons are stretched beyond their normal capability and the body will usually respond with swelling and pain so nothing is broken like fractures. Fractures usually are very painful and you will feel pain that does not go away. Sprains will hurt and sometimes a lot but the pain goes away little by little and so does the swelling. Fractures are usually detected by X-rays. Sprains can't be scene on a standard X-ray because it is soft tissue damage.


What method should be used to treat minor sprains?

The R.I.C.E method

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