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Sprains and Strains

  • Understanding Joint Pain

    Sprained ankles and wrists, arthritic knees and hips and torn rotator cuffs all have one thing in common: They result in joint pain.

  • Tendonitis and Tenosynovitis

    Tendonitis is when a tendon is inflamed. When a tendon is inflamed, it can cause swelling, pain, and discomfort. Another problem called tenosynovitis is linked to tendonitis. This is the inflammation of the lining of the tendon sheath around a tendon.

  • The Best Ways to Treat, Prevent Tendonitis

    Tendonitis is your body's way of telling you, "Enough! You're putting too much stress on this muscle and joint."

  • Sprains, Strains, Breaks: What’s the Difference?

    If you've sprained your ankle, you know what pain is. But maybe that "sprain" was a "strain" or possibly even a "break." The amount of pain in each case can be virtually equal.

  • Sprained Ankles Need Attention

    When you sprain an ankle, one or more ligaments on the outside of your ankle become stretched or torn.

  • Sports-Related Injuries

    What is a contusion? A sprain? A strain? Find out more about these common sports injuries.