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Sprains and Strains (Sprain) Summary

Description: A collective term for muscle and ligament injuries without dislocation or fracture. A sprain is a joint injury in which some of the fibers of a supporting ligament are ruptured but the continuity of the ligament remains intact. A strain is an overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature.

Also Known As: Sprain; Sprains; Strains; Strain; Strains and Sprains

Networked: 459 relevant articles (61 outcomes, 101 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sprains and Strains

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Diclofenac (SR 38) : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 20 results : FDA 39 Generic
  2. celecoxib (Celebrex) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 2
  3. diclofenac hydroxyethylpyrrolidine (DIEP) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 13 results : FDA 1
  4. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 13 results : FDA 409 Generic
  5. Ibuprofen (Motrin) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 10 results : FDA 197 Generic
  6. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 18 results : IBA
  7. Naproxen (Naprosyn) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : FDA 40 Generic
  8. Ketoprofen (Orudis) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 6 results : FDA 15 Generic
  9. Analgesics (Analgesic Drugs) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 5 results : IBA
  10. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 4 results : FDA 74 Generic
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Diseases Related to Sprains and Strains

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Soft Tissue Injuries (Soft Tissue Injury)
  4. Sprains and Strains (Sprain)
  5. Low Back Pain (Lumbago)
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Key Therapies for Sprains and Strains

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  1. Braces : 11 outcomes 17 studies in 77 results
  2. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results
  3. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 14 results
  4. Analgesia : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 9 results
  5. Musculoskeletal Manipulations (Manipulative Therapy) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 13 results
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