A sprain is an injury in a joint, caused by the ligament being stretched beyond its own capacity. A muscular tear caused in the same manner is referred to as a strain. In cases where either ligament or muscle tissue is torn, immobilization and surgical repair may be necessary. Ligaments are tough, fibrous tissues that connect bones to other bones. Sprains can occur in any joint but are most common in the ankle and wrist.
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    … is possible. Strains, tears, and sprains of muscles, tendons, and ligaments are common facets of these wounds, and they, too, can mean expensive and lengthy, even lifelong, treatment. Head and traumatic brain injuries (or TBI): The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says TBI complications can include “changes affecting thinking…

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  • What Are Some Common Personal Injuries?

    … still cause serious pain and disruption to a victim’s life. Both broken bones and soft tissue injuries can do just that. First, damage to any bone, muscle, tendon, or ligament can be immediately painful and the pain can persist for an extended period of time. In addition, any type of fracture, sprain, or strain can inhibit movement and abilities…

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  • Winter Sports Accidents in Illinois

    … and lacerations. Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries from snowboarding or skiing accidents can range from mild injuries like cuts and sprains to severe, disabling injuries like head and spinal cord trauma. They may even result in death. Common causes of these accidents include: Collisions on the slopes with other skiers/snowboarders Collisions…

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  • Common Slip and Fall Injuries

    … a fall. They can range from ankle sprains to ligament and tendon tears. When they are ignored, chronic pain and subsequent injuries become likely. Contact Chicago Slip and Fall Lawyers at Staver Law Group If you have sustained an injury in a slip and fall accident caused by a hazard on someone else’s property, Chicago slip and fall lawyers at Staver…

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  • Winter Slip and Fall Accidents

    …: Spinal injuries like herniated discs Ligament strains and muscle sprains Broken bones Traumatic brain injuries Lacerations How Chicago Slip and Fall Lawyers at Staver Law Group Can Help Property owners or managers must make it a priority to remove snow and ice from their premises so that customers or visitors are safe. Ignoring this safety…

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  • Top 5 St. Louis Car Accident FAQs

    … MO Auto accidents happen to even the safest of Missouri drivers. One minute, you can be driving down the road, heading home from work or out running errands, and in the next you could be involved in a potentially serious accident resulting injuries that can be severe and life-threatening. At The Bruning Law Firm, our St. Louis car accident…

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  • The Most Common Sports-Related Injuries In Kids

    … that they have the necessary first aid response and supplies to deal with the problem. What Are The Most Common Injuries? Sprains and Strains These two injuries are often used interchangeably by non-medical individuals. However, they are two separate types of injuries, and they are very common in kids who play sports. A sprain relates to the injury…

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  • Soft Tissue Injuries after a Car Accident

    …, and explain the options still available to you. Soft Tissue Injuries Can Be Very Serious Soft tissue injuries often refer to contusions, sprains and strains, but also include whiplash, muscle tears, muscle separation, tendon injuries, nerve damage, bone bruises, and cartilage damage. Soft-tissue injuries are often underestimated. Soft tissue…

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  • Car accident injuries can have long term effects

    … Studies indicate that one-third of those individuals involved in a nonfatal accident continue to have the above mentioned symptoms of emotional trauma a year after the accident including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and phobias.2 Recovering for the long term emotional and mental injuries after a car accident should be calculated…

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  • Common Injuries Involved in Personal Injury Cases

    … vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, falls, sports injuries, and more. TBI can have a significant effect on a victim’s cognitive functioning, physical abilities, emotional control, and can even render them unconscious for an extended period of time. Neck injuries – Neck injuries can involve sprains or strains to the tendons…

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