Physical Therapy Expert Melissa Prestipino, DPT: Strain vs. Sprain


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What is the difference between a Strain and a Sprain?


Sprains and Strains are among the most common sports injuries. A sprain is a stretch or tear of a ligament (fibrous connective tissue that joins the end of one bone to another.)

A Strain is an injury to a muscle or a tendon (fibrous cord of tissue that attach muscle to bone.)

Melissa Prestipino, DPT
Sparta Fit For Life - Therapeutics Unlimited Rehab
Sparta, NJ
973-729-1222
www.turehab.com




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