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Sprains and strains: assessing the injury

Sprains and strains: assessing the injury

Minor illness

Penny Keith
Nurse Practitioner Meadowell Centre (PMS for
Nurse Practitioner Mentor
London South Bank University

Soft tissue injuries cover a multitude of conditions. For the purpose of this article the focus will be on the immediate management of common acute sprains and strains. A sprain or strain is a soft tissue injury of the ligaments and muscles – a sprain being an injury to a ligament and a strain an injury to a muscle.

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