Although these conditions sound similar, sprains and strains affect you in different ways:
No matter which condition you have, sprains and strains are no match for our experienced team of sports medicine doctors, physical therapists and athletic trainers. We help athletes and active people like you overcome injuries so you can get back to what you love most. Our advanced treatments for sprains and strains include physical therapy, acupuncture, customized splints and more.
Sprains and strains can come on suddenly and make once simple tasks difficult. At Aurora Health Care, you don’t have to wait to feel better.
We make it easy for you to get relief from sprains and strains by offering:
Symptoms of sprains include:
Strains commonly occur at work, most often in the legs or back due to repetitive motions, like heavy lifting.
Symptoms of strains include:
We’re often able to diagnose sprains and strains with a physical exam.
During an exam, we:
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Many sprains and strains heal on their own. But if you have a serious injury or are in a lot of pain, treatment can help you stay comfortable and promote healing.
Once you have experienced a sprain or strain, you also face a higher risk of re-injuring the same area. Our experts can help you plan a gradual return to your favorite activities to help you stay healthy in the long run.
Treatments for sprains and strains may include: