Muscle Sprains and Strains (cont.)
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Can sprains and strains be prevented?
There are many things people can do to help lower their risk of sprains and strains:
Where can I find more information about sprains and strains?
The clearinghouse provides information on arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases. Additional information and updates can also be found on the NIAMS Web site.
The academy provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. It also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics. The orthopaedist's scope of practice includes disorders of the body's bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. For a single copy of an AAOS brochure, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address above or visit the AAOS Web site.
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SOURCE: Portions of the above information was provided with the kind permission of the National Institutes of Health (http://www.nih.gov)
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2010 9:55:04 AM