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Can you tell me what is a facet joint sprain?

Can you tell me what is a facet joint sprain?

Inflammation: It is usually seen after a whiplash injury and causes neck pain. Chiropractic treatment or physical therapy can be useful if it persists. Occasionally we do an injection to knock it down. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Not sure why this happened, but doctor says I have joint sprain. Am trying to figure out what it is before I tell my boss.?

Not sure why this happened, but doctor says I have joint sprain. Am trying to figure out what it is before I tell my boss.?

What joint?: Please clarify what joint/area is involved; duration? Type of symptoms? What type of work you do? Construction or sale? These help with more accurately diagnosing your illness. ...Read more

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How much time should a sternoclavicular joint sprain hurt after the injury?

How much time should a sternoclavicular joint sprain hurt after the injury?

Several months: Sternoclavicular joint sprains can my problematic for several months, especially if you remain active. Usually a period of rest, sometimes in a sling, for 6-8 weeks helps to decrease pain, then followed by physical therapy to strengthen the chest, back and shoulder muscles will help. The healing time from this injury can be a long process, upwards of 3-4 months. ...Read more

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Ok i've got joint sprain. What should I do?

Ok i've got joint sprain. What should I do?

Ice, rest: Initial treatment should be ice and avoidance of the exacerbating activity. Nsaids may help sometimes it is important to get an orthopedic exam to evalutate whether this is a mild grade 1 sprain or a more severe grade 2 or 3 sprain which might require more complicated treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Joint sprain?

See below: Ligaments cross and support joints as they go through motion. A joint sprain refers to an injury of the ligaments that are around the joint. This injury can vary from a mild stretch injury to a complete tear. One of the more common examples of this is an ankle sprain. ...Read more

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Please let me know who can I go see for a possible AC joint sprain?

Please let me know who can I go see for a possible AC joint sprain?

AC SEPARATION: Typically an AC JOINT separation can be treated conservatively when it is only a type 2 or 3. Treatment consists of therapy to regain motion after a short period in a sling. If pain persists or you have pain with activities then sometimes surgical intervention is warranted. Consult an Orthopaedic surgeon for a complete work up. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com ...Read more

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My brother was diagnosed with joint sprain. Any tips or suggestions for him?

My brother was diagnosed with joint sprain. Any tips or suggestions for him?

See full answer: Joint sprains are very common usually as a result of trauma or overuse. Typically, sprains resolve nicely with rest, activity modifications and occasional anti-inflammatory medications. Physical therapy is very helpful in the rehab process to speed up your recovery. Significant joint injuries with swelling should be evaluated for more serous injuries. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Joint Sprain (Definition)

Ligaments cross and support joints as they go through motion. A joint sprain refers to an injury of the ligaments that are around the joint. This injury can vary from a mild stretch injury to a complete tear. One of the more common examples of this ...Read more


Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more