Each Injury is Different

Each Injury is Different

Of Sprains, Strains and Breaks ... Each injury is different

If you've sprained your ankle, you know what sever 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, so oftentimes the only way to find out what you have is to see a doctor.

Just the facts

Here are some facts on musculoskeletal injuries :

Ligaments stabilize and support the body's joints. For example, ligaments in the knee connect the upper leg with the lower leg, enabling people to walk and run. Sprains are a stretch or tear of a ligament, the tissue connecting two bones.

Strains are a twist, pull or tear of a muscle or tendon. Tendons are cords of tissue that connect muscles to bones. A break is a fracture, splinter or complete break in bone, often caused by accidents, sports injuries or bone weakness.

Physicians attend to more than 28 million Americans with musculoskeletal injuries each year, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). More than 3 million hospitalizations occur because of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries annually.

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