A to Z: Sprainenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgSprains are common injuries, especially among active older kids and teens who play sports.sprain, sprains in children, kids and sprains, sprained knees, sprained ankles, sprained, wrists, sports injuries, injured, sports safety, sprain in preschooler, sprain in gradeschooler, sprain in teen, sprain in kids, sprains, spranes, sprayns, sprane, sprayn, sprained, strains, strained, joints, muscles, knee injuries, wrist injuries, amkle injuries06/04/201203/21/201909/02/2019969f7d49-4b33-47a5-8276-97cc12ea43e7https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain.html/<p>A <a class="kh_anchor">sprain</a> is the stretch or partial tear of ligaments (which connect two <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/bones-muscles-joints.html/">bones</a>).</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>Sprains are common injuries, especially among active older kids and teens who play <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/center/sports-center.html/">sports</a>.</p> <p>Sprains usually are caused by injuries that involve turning, twisting, or stopping suddenly, such as twisting an ankle. A bad sprain may take a month to heal, sometimes longer.</p> <h3>Keep in Mind</h3> <p>Sprains usually heal well, but they need time to fully get better. The injured area needs to rest, so it's important to not return to sports or physical activities until the sprain is healed.</p> <p><em>All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
Ankle SprainsA sprained ankle is a very common injury that happens when the ligaments that support the ankle get overly stretched or torn. Find out how to avoid ankle sprains and what to do if you get one.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/ankle-sprains.html/8d2d4396-e73f-4669-8c55-45471faa6e8a
Dealing With Sports InjuriesYou practiced hard and made sure you wore protective gear, but you still got hurt. Read this article to find out how to take care of sports injuries - and how to avoid getting them.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/sports-injuries.html/e49f63c7-6ae0-446e-a953-4b458a82eaeb
First Aid: Strains and SprainsHere's what to do if you think your child has pulled or torn a muscle, ligament, or tendon.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/strains-sprains-sheet.html/aa0c960e-042f-41d9-bba0-ae658f8dabf1
Groin StrainA groin strain is when one or more of the muscles in the inner thigh gets stretched, injured, or torn. Find out what to do for groin strains.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/groin-strain.html/5e78dad0-a0e6-4e0f-a6de-d71146fe082a
Hamstring StrainA hamstring strain happens when one or more of the muscles in the back of the leg gets stretched too far and starts to tear. Find out how to treat hamstring strains in this article for teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/hamstring-strain.html/916a5522-34cb-41b2-bfa0-79128d0b135c
Knee InjuriesHealthy knees are needed for many activities and sports and getting hurt can mean some time sitting on the sidelines.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/knee-injuries.html/0e348562-5958-4a91-96ad-c8affb5fff4f
Sports Medicine CenterGet tips on everything from finding the best sport for your kids to preventing and handling injuries.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/center/sports-center.html/9c890cb1-5179-4d0e-9f3e-c00b34e8469a
Sports and Exercise SafetyPlaying hard doesn't have to mean getting hurt. The best way to ensure a long and injury-free athletic career is to play it safe from the start. Find out how.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/sport-safety.html/cbffad82-3814-4cbc-8758-dd3aac78c363
Strains and SprainsSprains and strains are common injuries, especially for people who play hard or are into sports. Find out what they are and how to recuperate from one.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/strains-sprains.html/019dd787-652c-4140-9d02-e668cf7701e2
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