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Children's Health System - Alabama

Children's of Alabama
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www.childrensal.org
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 638 - 9100


Word! Sprain

Sprain

Say: SPRAYN

Bones meet at joints, such as elbows, knees, or shoulders. That's where your body bends and rotates. Strong bands of tissue, called ligaments, hold bones together at the joints. A sprain happens when those ligaments have been stretched too far or torn. Ankles, wrists, and knees sprain easily.