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What are sprains and strains?

A sprain is an injury occurred to a ligament. Sprains affect wrists and ankles. In contrast to sprains, strain is basically an injury to tendon or a muscle which is caused as a result of overuse of a particular muscle or a tendon. Muscles help in movement of bones and joints. Muscles contract the tendons and cause a joint to move.

What are different types and causes of knee injuries?

Direct hitting to knee can cause knee injuries. Knee injuries are commonly twisting and stretching types of injuries that occurs when joint rotates to a greater degree of motion. Twisting injuries generally stresses cartilage.