A 35-year-old member asked:
How can you tell if you have a strain, sprain, sore, injury, or bone damage?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
After an exam: You need an exam, xray to make sure the bones are not injured, and after testing the range of movements by that area you can have an idea about strain, and injury, pain is the indicator of the state of soreness and strain.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a doctor: This is something that takes and exam and evaluation to determine the cause.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.