Sprains and Strains


Sprains and Strains

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About Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are common injuries most of us go through. They can be caused by twists, falls, or general overuse of muscles.

A sprain is a stretch or tear of a ligament often caused by trauma. A strain, on the other hand, is an injury of a muscle or tendon.

These injuries are painful, especially in the acute stage, and cause a lot of swelling. Strains and sprains are categorized into:

  • Grade I: mild sprain or strain caused by ovestreching or minor tearing
  • Grade II: moderate sprain or strain where muscle or ligament is partially torn
  • Grade III: severe sprain or strain where a mucle, tendon, or ligament is comptely ruptured or torn.

Physiotherapy for sprains and strains focuses on decreasing the symptoms of the injuries and restoring muscle and joint movement and function through specialized techniques and therapeutic exercises.

Feel your best with Boost Physiotherapy. We’re a women-led group of expert physiotherapists with advanced knowledge of the functioning of the human body and movement. We’ll provide you with advanced treatments along with traditional manual therapy and exercise so you can maintain your optimal function and recover quickly.

Sprains and Strains Treatment

Physical therapy helps in getting an individual back to normal function by restoring a pain-free range of motion, and increasing strength. Our treatment for sprains and strains includes (but is not restricted to):

  • Manual therapy
  • Dry needling
  • Gratson technique
  • Acupuncture
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • Laser therapy
  • Thermotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • And more.

With Boost Physiotherapy, get exceptional care and a personalized treatment plan. We’re here to help you get back on with life and activities you enjoy and love. Contact us today.

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