What types of injuries occur suddenly during activity (sprained ankle strained
back or fractured hand)? Acute Injuries. 3 people found this useful ... What is the
difference between a sprain a strain and a fracture? A strain is an overstretched
The term “sports injury,” in the broadest sense, refers to the kinds of injuries that
most .... ankle, strained back, or fractured hand, occur suddenly during activity.
A strain is an injury to either a muscle or a tendon (fibrous cords of tissue that ... It
is estimated that more than 628,000 ankle sprains occur in the United States
each year.<sup>1</sup> ... at the wrist, typically when people fall and land on an outstretched
hand. ... health care provider determine if a fracture is causing the pain and
Hand & Wrist ... The most common soft tissues injured are muscles, tendons, and
ligaments. These injuries often occur during sports and exercise activities, but ...
A sprained knee can be the result of a sudden twist, and a wrist sprain can occur
when ... Strains often occur in your foot, leg (typically the hamstring) or back.
The most common cause of pain is the sprained ankle, but other injury to this
area can also include achilles tendinitis. ... An ankle fracture can occur if you twist
or roll your ankle while walking, running, going up or ... Both types can result from
repetitive stress to the tendon or from overstressing the tendon during exercise.
Sprains and strains are the two most common types of injuries affecting the ... A
sprain occurs when a ligament holding bones together is damaged. ... A mild
sprain or strain may cause very little damage, while a severe stress to the ... The
severity of a bone fracture in the wrist or hand varies significantly, and .... Foot &
Breaks are a fracture, splinter or complete break in bone, often caused by
accidents, sports injuries or bone ... This can happen from a fall, twist, or blow to
the body,. In a mild ... Repeated sprains can lead to ankle arthritis, a loose ankle
or tendon injury. ... This is when a major muscle in the back of the thigh tears or
Other common wrist problems include bone fractures, dislocations of the various
component joints, ... Injuries can also occur during accidents or activities.
Symptoms of hand, finger or wrist pain depend on the type of injury or condition,
but commonly .... Tendonitis is caused by overuse (repetitive motion) or sudden
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Sprain of the lateral ankle ligaments is a very common injury. ... can happen
when people take part in sports and physical fitness activities, or when ... in the
middle (calcaneo-fibular ligament: CFL) and one at the back (posterior talo- ...
around the ankle may be broken, a piece of the joint surface inside the ankle may
It can happen in the setting of an ankle fracture (i.e. when the bones of the ankle
also break). ... This usually occurs due to an inversion injury, which means the
foot rolls ... Tendons, on the other hand, connect muscle-to-bone and allow those
... ankle sprain and are able to get back to their normal lives, sports and activities.