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Sprains and Strains (Sprain)

A collective term for muscle and ligament injuries without dislocation or fracture. A sprain is a joint injury in which some of the fibers of a supporting ligament are ruptured but the continuity of the ligament remains intact. A strain is an overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature.
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Sprain; Sprains; Strains; Strain; Strains and Sprains
Networked: 459 relevant articles (61 outcomes, 101 trials/studies)

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Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
3. Soft Tissue Injuries (Soft Tissue Injury)
4. Sprains and Strains (Sprain)
5. Low Back Pain (Lumbago)

Experts

1. Chung, Kyungsoon: 6 articles (05/2011 - 10/2002)
2. Chung, Jin Mo: 6 articles (05/2011 - 10/2002)
3. Owens, Brett D: 5 articles (05/2014 - 01/2010)
4. Cameron, Kenneth L: 4 articles (05/2014 - 01/2010)
5. McDonough, Suzanne M: 4 articles (09/2012 - 01/2007)
6. Bleakley, Chris M: 4 articles (09/2012 - 01/2007)
7. Kim, Hee Young: 4 articles (05/2011 - 09/2008)
8. Cesarone, M R: 4 articles (10/2008 - 12/2001)
9. Belcaro, G: 4 articles (10/2008 - 12/2001)
10. Kerkhoffs, Gino M M J: 3 articles (08/2015 - 07/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Sprains and Strains:
1. Diclofenac (SR 38)FDA LinkGeneric
2. celecoxib (Celebrex)FDA Link
3. diclofenac hydroxyethylpyrrolidine (DIEP)FDA Link
4. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Ibuprofen (Motrin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)IBA
7. Naproxen (Naprosyn)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Ketoprofen (Orudis)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Analgesics (Analgesic Drugs)IBA
10. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Braces
2. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis)
3. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
4. Analgesia
5. Musculoskeletal Manipulations (Manipulative Therapy)