"Sprains and Strains" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sprains and Strains" by people in Profiles.
Lower extremity sprains. JAAPA. 2022 Jan 01; 35(1):58-60.
The Effect of Lithotomy Position on Nerve Stretch: A Cadaveric Study. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Nov/Dec; 23(6):457-461.
Common Ice Hockey Injuries and Treatment: A Current Concepts Review. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2017 Sep/Oct; 16(5):357-362.
Utilization of Practice Session Average Inertial Load to Quantify College Football Injury Risk. J Strength Cond Res. 2016 Sep; 30(9):2369-74.
Hamstring strains and tears in the athlete. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Apr; 31(2):263-72.
Cervical sprain/strain definition. Dis Mon. 2009 Dec; 55(12):724-8.
Biomechanical analysis of bursal-sided partial thickness rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009 May-Jun; 18(3):379-85.
An ounce of prevention. Am J Sports Med. 2004 Sep; 32(6):1383-4.
Neck strains and sprains among motor vehicle occupants-United States, 2000. Accid Anal Prev. 2004 Jan; 36(1):21-7.
Survey of neuromuscular injuries to the patient and surgeon during urologic laparoscopic surgery. Urology. 2000 Jun; 55(6):831-6.