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SYMPTOMS

SYMPTOMS OF STRAINS AND SPRAINS

Symptoms of sprains and strains vary depending on how severe the injury is. The muscle, tendon or ligament may just have been stretched, or in more severe cases, some or all of the tissue fibers may have been torn.1,2

Symptoms of a sprain include:2

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Limited or impaired movement of the affected joint
  • A popping sound may have been heard at the time of the injury

Symptoms of a strain include:2

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Muscle spasm
  • Limited ability to move the affected muscle