Ankle Injuries: Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.Lateral Ligament, Ankle: LATERAL LIGAMENTS of the ANKLE JOINT. It includes inferior tibiofibular ligaments.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.Low Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.Back: The rear surface of an upright primate from the shoulders to the hip, or the dorsal surface of tetrapods.Braces: Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)Basketball: A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.Back Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the posterior part of the trunk. It includes injuries to the muscles of the back.Sports Equipment: Equipment required for engaging in a sport (such as balls, bats, rackets, skis, skates, ropes, weights) and devices for the protection of athletes during their performance (such as masks, gloves, mouth pieces).Ligaments, Articular: Fibrous cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments are strong, elastic, and allow movement in only specific directions, depending on the individual joint.Ankle Joint: The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the TIBIA; the malleolar articular surface of the FIBULA; and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the TALUS.Subtalar Joint: Formed by the articulation of the talus with the calcaneus.Cryotherapy: A form of therapy consisting in the local or general use of cold. The selective destruction of tissue by extreme cold or freezing is CRYOSURGERY. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Joint Instability: Lack of stability of a joint or joint prosthesis. Factors involved are intra-articular disease and integrity of extra-articular structures such as joint capsule, ligaments, and muscles.Soccer: A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Leg Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the leg.Foot Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the foot.Species Specificity: The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.Orthotic Devices: Apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body.RNA, Ribosomal, 16S: Constituent of 30S subunit prokaryotic ribosomes containing 1600 nucleotides and 21 proteins. 16S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.Mice, Inbred Strains: Genetically identical individuals developed from brother and sister matings which have been carried out for twenty or more generations, or by parent x offspring matings carried out with certain restrictions. All animals within an inbred strain trace back to a common ancestor in the twentieth generation.DNA, Ribosomal: DNA sequences encoding RIBOSOMAL RNA and the segments of DNA separating the individual ribosomal RNA genes, referred to as RIBOSOMAL SPACER DNA.Bacterial Typing Techniques: Procedures for identifying types and strains of bacteria. The most frequently employed typing systems are BACTERIOPHAGE TYPING and SEROTYPING as well as bacteriocin typing and biotyping.Athletic Tape: Adhesive tape with the mechanical strength to resist stretching. It is applied to the skin to support, stabilize, and restrict movement to aid healing and/or prevent injuries of MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.Bandages: Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.Proprioception: Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.Genes, Bacterial: The functional hereditary units of BACTERIA.Escherichia coli: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.Virulence: The degree of pathogenicity within a group or species of microorganisms or viruses as indicated by case fatality rates and/or the ability of the organism to invade the tissues of the host. The pathogenic capacity of an organism is determined by its VIRULENCE FACTORS.Musculoskeletal Manipulations: Various manipulations of body tissues, muscles and bones by hands or equipment to improve health and circulation, relieve fatigue, promote healing.Whiplash Injuries: Hyperextension injury to the neck, often the result of being struck from behind by a fast-moving vehicle, in an automobile accident. (From Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Contusions: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.Mutation: Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.Acupuncture Analgesia: Analgesia produced by the insertion of ACUPUNCTURE needles at certain ACUPUNCTURE POINTS on the body. This activates small myelinated nerve fibers in the muscle which transmit impulses to the spinal cord and then activate three centers - the spinal cord, midbrain and pituitary/hypothalamus - to produce analgesia.Arm Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the arm.Martial Arts: Activities in which participants learn self-defense mainly through the use of hand-to-hand combat. Judo involves throwing an opponent to the ground while karate (which includes kung fu and tae kwon do) involves kicking and punching an opponent.Microbial Sensitivity Tests: Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).DNA, Bacterial: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.Anti-Bacterial Agents: Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.Physical Therapy Modalities: Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.Phenotype: The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.Football: A competitive team sport played on a rectangular field. This is the American or Canadian version of the game and also includes the form known as rugby. It does not include non-North American football (= SOCCER).Culture Media: Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or other types of cells. The variety of media that exist allow for the culturing of specific microorganisms and cell types, such as differential media, selective media, test media, and defined media. Solid media consist of liquid media that have been solidified with an agent such as AGAR or GELATIN.Serotyping: Process of determining and distinguishing species of bacteria or viruses based on antigens they share.Skiing: A snow sport which uses skis to glide over the snow. It does not include water-skiing.Sprains and Strains: 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.Base Composition: The relative amounts of the PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in a nucleic acid.Ankle: The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.Plasmids: Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.Exercise Therapy: A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.Physical Education and Training: Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Pain Measurement: Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Arthralgia: Pain in the joint.Genes, rRNA: Genes, found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, which are transcribed to produce the RNA which is incorporated into RIBOSOMES. Prokaryotic rRNA genes are usually found in OPERONS dispersed throughout the GENOME, whereas eukaryotic rRNA genes are clustered, multicistronic transcriptional units.Drug Resistance, Microbial: The ability of microorganisms, especially bacteria, to resist or to become tolerant to chemotherapeutic agents, antimicrobial agents, or antibiotics. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).Soft Tissue Injuries: Injuries of tissue other than bone. The concept is usually general and does not customarily refer to internal organs or viscera. It is meaningful with reference to regions or organs where soft tissue (muscle, fat, skin) should be differentiated from bones or bone tissue, as "soft tissue injuries of the hand".Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Military Medicine: The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.Neck Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.Genome, Bacterial: The genetic complement of a BACTERIA as represented in its DNA.Genotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Injury Severity Score: An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.Soil Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the soil. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial: Any of the processes by which cytoplasmic or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in bacteria.Kinesthesis: Sense of movement of a part of the body, such as movement of fingers, elbows, knees, limbs, or weights.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Nucleic Acid Hybridization: Widely used technique which exploits the ability of complementary sequences in single-stranded DNAs or RNAs to pair with each other to form a double helix. Hybridization can take place between two complimentary DNA sequences, between a single-stranded DNA and a complementary RNA, or between two RNA sequences. The technique is used to detect and isolate specific sequences, measure homology, or define other characteristics of one or both strands. (Kendrew, Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology, 1994, p503)RNA, Bacterial: Ribonucleic acid in bacteria having regulatory and catalytic roles as well as involvement in protein synthesis.Postural Balance: A POSTURE in which an ideal body mass distribution is achieved. Postural balance provides the body carriage stability and conditions for normal functions in stationary position or in movement, such as sitting, standing, or walking.Ointments: Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Range of Motion, Articular: The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.Acute Disease: Disease having a short and relatively severe course.Cloning, Molecular: The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.Casts, Surgical: Dressings made of fiberglass, plastic, or bandage impregnated with plaster of paris used for immobilization of various parts of the body in cases of fractures, dislocations, and infected wounds. In comparison with plaster casts, casts made of fiberglass or plastic are lightweight, radiolucent, able to withstand moisture, and less rigid.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.DNA Fingerprinting: A technique for identifying individuals of a species that is based on the uniqueness of their DNA sequence. Uniqueness is determined by identifying which combination of allelic variations occur in the individual at a statistically relevant number of different loci. In forensic studies, RESTRICTION FRAGMENT LENGTH POLYMORPHISM of multiple, highly polymorphic VNTR LOCI or MICROSATELLITE REPEAT loci are analyzed. The number of loci used for the profile depends on the ALLELE FREQUENCY in the population.Recurrence: The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.Hockey: A game in which two parties of players provided with curved or hooked sticks seek to drive a ball or puck through opposite goals. This applies to either ice hockey or field hockey.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Massage: The systematic and methodical manipulations of body tissues best performed with the hands for the purpose of affecting the nervous and muscular systems and the general circulation.Edema: Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.Cluster Analysis: A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field: Gel electrophoresis in which the direction of the electric field is changed periodically. This technique is similar to other electrophoretic methods normally used to separate double-stranded DNA molecules ranging in size up to tens of thousands of base-pairs. However, by alternating the electric field direction one is able to separate DNA molecules up to several million base-pairs in length.Immobilization: The restriction of the MOVEMENT of whole or part of the body by physical means (RESTRAINT, PHYSICAL) or chemically by ANALGESIA, or the use of TRANQUILIZING AGENTS or NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS. It includes experimental protocols used to evaluate the physiologic effects of immobility.Fatty Acids: Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Bacterial Proteins: Proteins found in any species of bacterium.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.Foot: The distal extremity of the leg in vertebrates, consisting of the tarsus (ANKLE); METATARSUS; phalanges; and the soft tissues surrounding these bones.Staphylococcus aureus: Potentially pathogenic bacteria found in nasal membranes, skin, hair follicles, and perineum of warm-blooded animals. They may cause a wide range of infections and intoxications.Fermentation: Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.Fractures, Bone: Breaks in bones.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length: Variation occurring within a species in the presence or length of DNA fragment generated by a specific endonuclease at a specific site in the genome. Such variations are generated by mutations that create or abolish recognition sites for these enzymes or change the length of the fragment.Antigens, Bacterial: Substances elaborated by bacteria that have antigenic activity.Bacterial Adhesion: Physicochemical property of fimbriated (FIMBRIAE, BACTERIAL) and non-fimbriated bacteria of attaching to cells, tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in bacterial colonization and pathogenicity.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Talus: The second largest of the TARSAL BONES. It articulates with the TIBIA and FIBULA to form the ANKLE JOINT.Temperature: The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.Weight-Bearing: The physical state of supporting an applied load. This often refers to the weight-bearing bones or joints that support the body's weight, especially those in the spine, hip, knee, and foot.Virulence Factors: Those components of an organism that determine its capacity to cause disease but are not required for its viability per se. Two classes have been characterized: TOXINS, BIOLOGICAL and surface adhesion molecules that effect the ability of the microorganism to invade and colonize a host. (From Davis et al., Microbiology, 4th ed. p486)Drug Resistance, Bacterial: The ability of bacteria to resist or to become tolerant to chemotherapeutic agents, antimicrobial agents, or antibiotics. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).Water Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.Biodegradation, Environmental: Elimination of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS; PESTICIDES and other waste using living organisms, usually involving intervention of environmental or sanitation engineers.Lacerations: Torn, ragged, mangled wounds.Pseudomonas: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria widely distributed in nature. Some species are pathogenic for humans, animals, and plants.Diclofenac: A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) with antipyretic and analgesic actions. It is primarily available as the sodium salt.DNA Transposable Elements: Discrete segments of DNA which can excise and reintegrate to another site in the genome. Most are inactive, i.e., have not been found to exist outside the integrated state. DNA transposable elements include bacterial IS (insertion sequence) elements, Tn elements, the maize controlling elements Ac and Ds, Drosophila P, gypsy, and pogo elements, the human Tigger elements and the Tc and mariner elements which are found throughout the animal kingdom.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Electric Stimulation Therapy: Application of electric current in treatment without the generation of perceptible heat. It includes electric stimulation of nerves or muscles, passage of current into the body, or use of interrupted current of low intensity to raise the threshold of the skin to pain.Escherichia coli Infections: Infections with bacteria of the species ESCHERICHIA COLI.Knee Injuries: Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.Confidence Intervals: A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.Bacterial Toxins: Toxic substances formed in or elaborated by bacteria; they are usually proteins with high molecular weight and antigenicity; some are used as antibiotics and some to skin test for the presence of or susceptibility to certain diseases.Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins: Proteins isolated from the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria.Gene Deletion: A genetic rearrangement through loss of segments of DNA or RNA, bringing sequences which are normally separated into close proximity. This deletion may be detected using cytogenetic techniques and can also be inferred from the phenotype, indicating a deletion at one specific locus.Sports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Escherichia coli Proteins: Proteins obtained from ESCHERICHIA COLI.Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal: Anti-inflammatory agents that are non-steroidal in nature. In addition to anti-inflammatory actions, they have analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions.They act by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, which converts arachidonic acid to cyclic endoperoxides, precursors of prostaglandins. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis accounts for their analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions; other mechanisms may contribute to their anti-inflammatory effects.Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid: The sequential correspondence of nucleotides in one nucleic acid molecule with those of another nucleic acid molecule. Sequence homology is an indication of the genetic relatedness of different organisms and gene function.Actinomycetales: An order of gram-positive, primarily aerobic BACTERIA that tend to form branching filaments.Chromosomes, Bacterial: Structures within the nucleus of bacterial cells consisting of or containing DNA, which carry genetic information essential to the cell.Seawater: The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.Genetic Complementation Test: A test used to determine whether or not complementation (compensation in the form of dominance) will occur in a cell with a given mutant phenotype when another mutant genome, encoding the same mutant phenotype, is introduced into that cell.Recombination, Genetic: Production of new arrangements of DNA by various mechanisms such as assortment and segregation, CROSSING OVER; GENE CONVERSION; GENETIC TRANSFORMATION; GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; or mixed infection of viruses.Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: A condition of persistent pain and discomfort in the BACK and the LEG following lumbar surgery, often seen in patients enrolled in pain centers.DNA Primers: Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.Conjugation, Genetic: A parasexual process in BACTERIA; ALGAE; FUNGI; and ciliate EUKARYOTA for achieving exchange of chromosome material during fusion of two cells. In bacteria, this is a uni-directional transfer of genetic material; in protozoa it is a bi-directional exchange. In algae and fungi, it is a form of sexual reproduction, with the union of male and female gametes.Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens (wound, burn, and urinary tract infections). It is also found widely distributed in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is a major agent of nosocomial infection.Posture: The position or attitude of the body.Feces: Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Molecular Epidemiology: The application of molecular biology to the answering of epidemiological questions. The examination of patterns of changes in DNA to implicate particular carcinogens and the use of molecular markers to predict which individuals are at highest risk for a disease are common examples.Causality: The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.Feedback, Sensory: A mechanism of communicating one's own sensory system information about a task, movement or skill.Saccharomyces cerevisiae: A species of the genus SACCHAROMYCES, family Saccharomycetaceae, order Saccharomycetales, known as "baker's" or "brewer's" yeast. The dried form is used as a dietary supplement.Movement: The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Chromosome Mapping: Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.Mice, Inbred BALB CRandom Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique: Technique that utilizes low-stringency polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification with single primers of arbitrary sequence to generate strain-specific arrays of anonymous DNA fragments. RAPD technique may be used to determine taxonomic identity, assess kinship relationships, analyze mixed genome samples, and create specific probes.Food Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food and food products. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms: the presence of various non-pathogenic bacteria and fungi in cheeses and wines, for example, is included in this concept.Colony Count, Microbial: Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal CELLS or SPORES capable of growth on solid CULTURE MEDIA. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in AIR; FOOD; and WATER; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.United StatesSalmonella typhimurium: A serotype of Salmonella enterica that is a frequent agent of Salmonella gastroenteritis in humans. It also causes PARATYPHOID FEVER.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Aerobiosis: Life or metabolic reactions occurring in an environment containing oxygen.Restriction Mapping: Use of restriction endonucleases to analyze and generate a physical map of genomes, genes, or other segments of DNA.Lumbar Vertebrae: VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.Streptococcus: A genus of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms occur in pairs or chains. No endospores are produced. Many species exist as commensals or parasites on man or animals with some being highly pathogenic. A few species are saprophytes and occur in the natural environment.Sequence Homology, Amino Acid: The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.Mutagenesis, Insertional: Mutagenesis where the mutation is caused by the introduction of foreign DNA sequences into a gene or extragenic sequence. This may occur spontaneously in vivo or be experimentally induced in vivo or in vitro. Proviral DNA insertions into or adjacent to a cellular proto-oncogene can interrupt GENETIC TRANSLATION of the coding sequences or interfere with recognition of regulatory elements and cause unregulated expression of the proto-oncogene resulting in tumor formation.Stress, Mechanical: A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.Operon: In bacteria, a group of metabolically related genes, with a common promoter, whose transcription into a single polycistronic MESSENGER RNA is under the control of an OPERATOR REGION.Sequence Alignment: The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.Professional Practice: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.Mice, Inbred C57BLCrosses, Genetic: Deliberate breeding of two different individuals that results in offspring that carry part of the genetic material of each parent. The parent organisms must be genetically compatible and may be from different varieties or closely related species.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Anaerobiosis: The complete absence, or (loosely) the paucity, of gaseous or dissolved elemental oxygen in a given place or environment. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)Hydrogen-Ion Concentration: The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Electroacupuncture: A form of acupuncture with electrical impulses passing through the needles to stimulate NERVE TISSUE. It can be used for ANALGESIA; ANESTHESIA; REHABILITATION; and treatment for diseases.Antibiosis: A natural association between organisms that is detrimental to at least one of them. This often refers to the production of chemicals by one microorganism that is harmful to another.Bacteria: One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Accidents, Traffic: Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Staphylococcal Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.Bacteriological Techniques: Techniques used in studying bacteria.Bacillus: A genus of BACILLACEAE that are spore-forming, rod-shaped cells. Most species are saprophytic soil forms with only a few species being pathogenic.Schools: Educational institutions.Muscle Weakness: A vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251)Competitive Behavior: The direct struggle between individuals for environmental necessities or for a common goal.Polysaccharides, Bacterial: Polysaccharides found in bacteria and in capsules thereof.Staphylococcus: A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, coccoid bacteria. Its organisms occur singly, in pairs, and in tetrads and characteristically divide in more than one plane to form irregular clusters. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Some species are opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.Fimbriae, Bacterial: Thin, hairlike appendages, 1 to 20 microns in length and often occurring in large numbers, present on the cells of gram-negative bacteria, particularly Enterobacteriaceae and Neisseria. Unlike flagella, they do not possess motility, but being protein (pilin) in nature, they possess antigenic and hemagglutinating properties. They are of medical importance because some fimbriae mediate the attachment of bacteria to cells via adhesins (ADHESINS, BACTERIAL). Bacterial fimbriae refer to common pili, to be distinguished from the preferred use of "pili", which is confined to sex pili (PILI, SEX).Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.DNA, Fungal: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of fungi.Open Reading Frames: A sequence of successive nucleotide triplets that are read as CODONS specifying AMINO ACIDS and begin with an INITIATOR CODON and end with a stop codon (CODON, TERMINATOR).Swine: Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).Resistance Training: A type of strength-building exercise program that requires the body muscle to exert a force against some form of resistance, such as weight, stretch bands, water, or immovable objects. Resistance exercise is a combination of static and dynamic contractions involving shortening and lengthening of skeletal muscles.Rest: Freedom from activity.Hemolysin Proteins: Proteins from BACTERIA and FUNGI that are soluble enough to be secreted to target ERYTHROCYTES and insert into the membrane to form beta-barrel pores. Biosynthesis may be regulated by HEMOLYSIN FACTORS.Antibodies, Bacterial: Immunoglobulins produced in a response to BACTERIAL ANTIGENS.Multigene Family: A set of genes descended by duplication and variation from some ancestral gene. Such genes may be clustered together on the same chromosome or dispersed on different chromosomes. Examples of multigene families include those that encode the hemoglobins, immunoglobulins, histocompatibility antigens, actins, tubulins, keratins, collagens, heat shock proteins, salivary glue proteins, chorion proteins, cuticle proteins, yolk proteins, and phaseolins, as well as histones, ribosomal RNA, and transfer RNA genes. The latter three are examples of reiterated genes, where hundreds of identical genes are present in a tandem array. (King & Stanfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)Environmental Microbiology: The study of microorganisms living in a variety of environments (air, soil, water, etc.) and their pathogenic relationship to other organisms including man.Cattle: Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.Disease Models, Animal: Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.Lifting: Moving or bringing something from a lower level to a higher one. The concept encompasses biomechanic stresses resulting from work done in transferring objects from one plane to another as well as the effects of varying techniques of patient handling and transfer.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Animals, Outbred Strains: Animals that are generated from breeding two genetically dissimilar strains of the same species.Diarrhea: An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
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Sprained knee; did not play 03/01/95: Charles Barkley: Sprained knee; did not play 03/14/95: Wayman Tisdale: Strained rib; ... Sprained rib cage muscle; out until November 18 11/12/94: Danny Ainge: Flu; did not play 11/15/94: Antonio Lang: Back spasms; ... sore back; did not play 04/09/95: Danny Ainge: Bruised knee, sore back; did not play 04/15/95: Charles Barkley: League ... Strained stomach muscle; did not play 12/12/94: Kevin Johnson: Strained groin; did not play 12/12/94: Aaron Swinson: Knee ...
Strained calf; out until April 26 04/21/96: Kevin Johnson: Strained calf; did not play 04/26/96: Michael Finley: Sprained ankle ... Bruised lower back; did not play 12/16/95: Kevin Johnson: Strained groin; out until January 21 12/16/95: Stefano Rusconi: Flu; ... Strained shoulder; placed on injured list until March 29 03/13/96: Danny Manning: Sprained ankle; out until March 21 03/29/96: ... strained groin; out until February 19 02/13/96: Wayman Tisdale: Injured eye; did not play 03/01/96: Terrence Rencher: Sprained ...
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A minor sprain may only need a week to recover, however severe ankle sprains can result in a player being out for 6-10 weeks. ... The athlete may also want to start in a lower grade then usual to help ease back into the game. They should aim to play one ... "Other" types of injuries in netball vary including; lower leg strain, quadriceps haematoma, rotator cuff shoulder problems, an ... A sprained ankle is a tear or complete rupture of a ligament. The most commonly injured ligament is the Anterior Talofibular ...
... is used to relieve pain caused by muscle injuries like strains and sprains in combination with rest and physical ... A 2004 review found fair evidence that orphenadrine is effective for acute back or neck pain, but found insufficient evidence ...
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... not have a clear cause but is believed to be the result of non-serious muscle or skeletal issues such as sprains or strains. ... There are three general types of low back pain by cause: mechanical back pain (including nonspecific musculoskeletal strains, ... Low back pain can be broadly classified into four main categories: Musculoskeletal - mechanical (including muscle strain, ... Low back pain (LBP) is a common disorder involving the muscles, nerves, and bones of the back. Pain can vary from a dull ...
Sprained ankle; did not play 01/14/97: Mark Bryant: Abdominal strain; did not play 01/14/97: Rex Chapman: Sprained ankle; did ... Strained lower back; placed on injured list until March 25 03/17/97: Mark Bryant: Bruised foot; placed on injured reserve until ... The Suns would head back to Seattle tied 2-2 for a deciding fifth game. The Suns turned to small ball, starting four guards ( ... Back spasms; did not play 12/28/96: Kevin Johnson: Flu; did not play 12/30/96: Tony Dumas: Injured finger; did not play 12/30/ ...
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... sprains and strains, slips and falls, back injuries, hypothermia and frostbite, and accidents involving road traffic. Persons ... Proper snow throwing technique minimizes strains and back injuries. Recommended technique is that when lifting snow, the user ... bends their knees to collect the snow while maintaining a straight back, then straightening the legs to stand and lift. It is ...
... strains, and sprains. The correlation between having a significant amount of core strength and spinal health has been well ... Without core stability the lower back is not supported from inside and can be injured by strain caused by the exercise[citation ... Epub 2010 Mar 16 Rackwitz B, et al Segmental stabilizing exercises and low back pain. What is the evidence? A systematic review ... Hip muscle imbalance and low back pain in athletes: influence of core strengthening. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 34 (1), 9-16 Hibbs ...
... and often involve strains and sprains to the lower back, shoulders, and upper limbs. Ergonomic improvements can be used to ... Under ideal circumstances, the maximum recommended weight for manual lifting to avoid back injuries is 51 lb (23.13 kg). Using ...
Sprained right ankle; left game 01/18/98: Hot Rod Williams; Flu, did not play 01/30/98: Cedric Ceballos: Strained right calf; ... Strained lower back; placed on injured list until November 21 10/31/97: George McCloud: Concussion; did not play 11/20/97: ... Strained lower back; placed on injured list until January 30 12/02/97: Kevin Johnson: Right knee tendinitis; out until December ... Sprained left ankle; did not play 02/22/98: Steve Nash: Did not play 03/05/98: Rex Chapman: Sore right foot; out until March 13 ...
... withdrew due to a mid-back strain) Elena Dementieva (Quarterfinals) Nadia Petrova (withdrew due to a right pectoralis strain) ... Patty Schnyder (Second round) Alicia Molik (First round) Anastasia Myskina (withdrew due to a left ankle sprain) Nathalie Dechy ...
The most common injury found among the data were sprains and strains which accounted for 52.4% of the data. Additional injuries ... of women complained of lower back pain when wearing heels and 55% of women said they felt the worst overall back pain when ... the estimated fascicle strains were approximately three times higher and the fascicle strain rate was approximately six times ... High heels have a long history, dating as far back as the tenth century. The Persian cavalry, for example, wore a kind of boot ...
Muscle strains usually happen in the front (quadriceps) or the back (hamstrings) of the thigh. Most knee and ankle sprains ... Sprains and strains. Sprains and strains become more common as children get older. Ankles, knees, and elbows are the joints ... Muscle strains can occur with trying to kick too high or punch too hard without using correct form or having properly warmed up ... Swelling often persists for weeks to months after a finger joint sprain. Ice, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and range ...
Sprains and strains. Injury to ligaments, muscles and tendons can occur from overstretching these structures resulting in torn ... Back injuries. These occur in martial arts where lifting, twisting, and falling is involved (e.g. throwing in judo). Back pain ... Amateurs are more likely to suffer contusions, sprains and strains. Before beginning martial arts or any type of sport, it is ...
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Discover the difference between a back strain and sprain from Cleveland Clinic. Learn the causes and symptoms of these common ... Back Strains and Sprains A back strain is an injury to either a muscle or tendon, while a back sprain is the stretching or ... How common are back strains and sprains?. Strains and sprains are very common injuries. Next to headaches, back problems are ... What are the symptoms of a back strain or sprain?. Symptoms of a strain or sprain include:. *Pain that gets worse when you move ...
The evaluation of an acute back strain or sprain begins with a history and ... ... Another name for Acute Back Strain or Sprain is Acute Back Strain or Sprain. ... Acute Back Strain or Sprain Evaluation. The evaluation of an acute back strain or sprain begins with a history and physical ... PubMed Acute Back Strain or Sprain References *Papadopoulos EC, Khan SN. Piriformis syndrome and low back pain: a new ...
If your heels, hip, back of head, upper back and lower back simultaneously make contact with the wall then - Congratulations! ... The upper back and the lower region of the neck support our head. The joints (three in number) in the top of the neck allow ... Any strain, stress or injury caused to these joints will result in pain behind the neck and below the head. But what causes the ... Also if there is a disruption of the joint in the neck or upper back, neck pain occurs. If the nerves that rise from the ...
How Low Back Strains and Sprains Occur. The low back, or lumbar spine, is the chief weight-bearing structure of the human ... sprain or strain is the most common diagnosis.. Sprains and strains often result from excessive physical demands on the spine, ... It is also important to remember that you should not assume every case of low back pain is simply a strain or sprain. If your ... Although the pain can be severe and even temporarily disabling, the good news is that most low back strains and sprains are ...
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Strains, sprains, and pulled muscles (soft tissue injuries) are common in kittens. Learn more. ... Giving Back Advocates for Homeless Pets. * How We Give Back » * Academic Scholarships » ... Most sprains, strains, and pulled muscles go away on their own with rest and ice, but if they appear to cause your cat severe ... Strains, sprains, and pulled muscles are all common injuries in kittens. Keep a close eye on your kitten, especially if they ...
These are some common strains:. * Back strain. This happens when the muscles that support the spine are twisted, pulled, or ... A severe sprain or strain may need surgery or immobilization, followed by physical therapy. Mild sprains and strains may need ... If youve sprained your ankle, you know what severe pain is.. But maybe that "sprain" was a "strain" or possibly even a "break ... And a sprained ankle is more likely if youve had a previous sprain there. Repeated sprains can lead to ankle arthritis, a ...
Learn how to lower your risks of sprains and strains. ... A sprain is a stretch or tear of a ligament while a strain is ... Strains can happen suddenly or develop over time. Back and hamstring muscle strains are common. Many people get strains playing ... Foot sprain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia) Also in Spanish * Hamstring strain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia) Also in ... Sprains and Strains (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Also in Spanish ...
A strain refers to an injury to a muscle, occurring when a muscle-tendon unit is stretched or overloaded. ... The most frequent cervical injuries in athletes are probably acute strains and sprains of the musculature of the neck, as well ... Neck and low back injuries in wrestling. Clin Sports Med. 1986 Apr. 5(2):295-325. [Medline]. ... encoded search term (Cervical Spine Sprain/Strain Injuries) and Cervical Spine Sprain/Strain Injuries What to Read Next on ...
Ive strained my back. Massage, painkillers and avoiding stressing your back are immediately important, but hot or cold ... I sprained my ankle two weeks ago and have done everything necessary such as ice and compression. I saw my GP also and he said ... I sprained my ankle and want to keep fit. Generally speaking, providing the apparatus in question doesnt aggravate the problem ... I need a cushion for my back pain. These professionals can offer advice about your posture as well as teach exercises that will ...
Strains are particularly common in the legs and lower back.. A sprain is when the ligaments have been stretched, twisted, or ... Sprains and strains. The most common cause of muscle stiffness is a sprain or strain, which can affect both the muscles and ... Sprains and strains. (2016, March 6). Retrieved from https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/sprains-and-strains/ ... Alongside sprains and strains, exercise or physical stress may cause muscle stiffness. ...
Although the incidence of low back injuries is much less in athletes than in a corresponding population of industrial workers, ... Low back pain (LBP) is a well-known health concern in the United States. ... encoded search term (Lumbosacral Spine Sprain/Strain Injuries) and Lumbosacral Spine Sprain/Strain Injuries What to Read Next ... Lumbosacral Spine Sprain/Strain Injuries Clinical Presentation. Updated: Mar 11, 2015 * Author: Andrea Radebold, MD; Chief ...
Muscle Strains vs. Ligament Sprains. Muscle strains and ligament sprains are the leading cause of acute lower back pain in ... Strains and Sprains in Lower Back Pain. bt-admin. July 22, 2017. Blog, Education Leave a Comment ... Treatments for Strains and Sprains. Anti-inflammatory pain medication and ice packs are good short-term treatments while the ... Symptoms of Muscle Strains and Ligament Sprains. Some symptoms include localized pain that doesnt radiate, muscle spasms, and ...
The most commonly-used treatments for sprains are, in fact, alternative treatments that you can do at home without any ... Sprains and Strains. A sprain occurs when there is an injury to the ligament supporting a joint. The most common sprains are ... Continue Learning about Sprains and Strains. Weekend Warrior: Simple Self-Care for Minor Strains, Sprains and Bruises ... Symptoms of sprains are swelling, bruising, pain and sometimes loss of movement to the affected joint. Learn more about sprains ...
Learn about 13 causes of middle back pain and discover techniques to find relief. Common causes include poor posture, arthritis ... 7. Muscle strain or sprain. Repeatedly lifting heavy objects or carrying items improperly can cause the muscles and ligaments ... People with osteoporosis in the back can experience middle back pain due to strains or compression fractures. ... Back pain is a common experience for many people over the age of 30.. Pain in any part of the back becomes more likely as a ...
Learn how to lower your risks of sprains and strains. ... A sprain is a stretch or tear of a ligament while a strain is ... Strains can happen suddenly or develop over time. Back and hamstring muscle strains are common. Many people get strains playing ... Broken Bones, Sprains, and Strains (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation) * Strains and Sprains Are a Pain (Nemours Foundation) ... Foot sprain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia) Also in Spanish * Hamstring strain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia) Also in ...
Many actions involving the knee start in your hips and lower back. To avoid knee strain, focus here first. ... Q&A: How Can I Rehab a Sprained Knee?. I practice yoga regularly at home. I sprained my knee in an accident recently, and Id ... I sprained my knee in an accident recently, and Id like to know how to rehabilitate it. -Anne Polvani, Peoria, Arizona ... Until your knee can bear your full weight, practice modified versions of standing poses by lying on your back and working with ...
Lumbar Back Sprains and Strains. A common cause of low back pain is a lumbar sprain or strain. These soft tissue injuries can ... Lumbar Back Sprains: Treatment and Prevention. Lumbar sprains and low back strains are a common cause of back pain. Because the ... Lumbar Back Sprains: Diagnostic Steps. How doctors diagnose a low back sprain or lumbar strain; both a common cause of ... Tang G, Rodts G, Haid RW Jr.: Patient Selection in Lumbar Arthrodesis for Low Back Pain in Surgical Management of Low Back Pain ...
... sprained your ankle, or had a bruise, strain, or some other minor injury. ... In any case, ease back into activity slowly. Ice To curb swelling and pain in the first 24 hours after a minor injury, apply a ... Is it a Sprain or Strain? Its all about what gets hurt. If you injure a muscle or tendon (which attaches muscle to bone), its ... If your sprain or strain is severe, you might need physical therapy. Your doctor can check your injury and advise the best ...
Strains = muscle injuries, as in a stretched or torn muscle/tendon Sprains = ligament injuries, as in a stretched or torn ... Both strains and sprains are really common. Both injuries have some common symptoms like pain, swelling and limited movement, ... Get back to it. After 2 or 3 days, try gentle movement or mild exercises to start using your injured area and get back to your ... Strains = muscle injuries, as in a stretched or torn muscle/tendon. Sprains = ligament injuries, as in a stretched or torn ...
For example: Sprained ankles. Strained backs. Broken bones. Chronic injuries happen after you play a sport or exercise for a ... www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/sprains-and-strains What are sprains and strains? A sprain is an injury to a ligament (tissue ... A strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon (fibrous cords of tissue that connect muscle to bone). In a strain, a muscle or ... suggest that patients with severe low back pain caused by common spinal conditions who undergo surgery initially have ...
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- A back strain is an injury to either a muscle or tendon, while a back sprain is the stretching or tearing of a ligament. (clevelandclinic.org)
- A strain is an injury to either a muscle or tendon. (clevelandclinic.org)
- Strains are a twist, pull and/or tear of a muscle and/or tendon. (rochester.edu)
- Repeated sprains can lead to ankle arthritis, a loose ankle or tendon injury. (rochester.edu)
- Some muscle function will be lost with a moderate strain, in which the muscle, tendon, or both are overstretched and slightly torn. (rochester.edu)
- With a mild strain, the muscle or tendon is stretched or pulled, slightly. (rochester.edu)
- A strain is a stretched or torn muscle or tendon. (medlineplus.gov)
- A strain refers to an injury to a muscle, occurring when a muscle-tendon unit is stretched or overloaded. (medscape.com)
- If you injure a muscle or tendon (which attaches muscle to bone), it's a strain. (onhealth.com)
- A strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon (fibrous cords of tissue that connect muscle to bone). (nih.gov)
- A strain is an injury to either a muscle or a tendon , the tissue that connects muscles to bones. (fooyoh.com)
- Depending on the severity of the injury, a strain may be a simple overstretch of the muscle or tendon, or it can result in a partial or complete tear. (fooyoh.com)
- So a strain is exactly what it sounds like: a muscle or tendon (tissue that attaches muscle to bone) that has been stretched too far. (kidshealth.org)
- A strain, which is an injury of the muscle or tendon, may start to hurt immediately or several hours later. (kidshealth.org)
- The term "sprain" is used when a ligament (which connects bones) is overstretched or torn, while "strain" is used when a muscle or tendon is overstretched or some of its fibers are torn. (berkeleywellness.com)
- A strain occurs when you overstretch or overexert a muscle or tendon (not a ligament). (healthy.net)
- An ankle sprain can cause strain on the achilles tendon. (healthy.net)
- A strain 's in a muscle or tendon (muscle-bone connector). (motrin.com)
- Strains are caused by damage to muscle fibres or tendon such as a stretch or tear. (nurofen.co.uk)
- Acute strains occur immediately after injury to the muscle or tendon. (nurofen.co.uk)
- A strain happens when a muscle or tendon is injured. (mainehealth.org)
- 2. In a strain, a muscle or tendon is involved. (baycare.org)
- Like a sprain, a strain involves an overstretch or a complete or partial tear, but of a muscle or tendon instead of a ligament. (baycare.org)
- A severe strain involving a muscle or tendon tear can be very painful and disabling. (baycare.org)
- The fibrils are about five times stronger and can strain about five times farther than a tendon," Steven Eppell, a professor of biomedical engineering and senior author of the study was quoted as saying. (redorbit.com)
- Similar to sprains, a strain may be a simple stretch in your muscle or tendon, or it may be a partial or complete tear in the muscle-and-tendon combination. (orthoinfo.org)
- Pulled muscles are also known as strains, which can affect either the muscle itself or the tendon, which is a thick band of tissue that connects the muscle to the bone. (livestrong.com)
- Sprains, muscle strain, joint dislocation, tendon tears, or nerve damage can be aided with the help of braces. (osu.edu)
- A strain is a twist, pull or tear of a muscle or tendon (a cord of tissue connecting muscle to bone). (osu.edu)
- Every muscle, tendon and ligament in the horse has the potential to become strained or sprained. (equinewellnessmagazine.com)
- A strain is also a stretch or tear, but it happens in a muscle or a tendon. (webmd.com)
- People who play sports or are physically active are familiar with sprains (a stretched or torn ligament) and strains (a stretched or torn muscle or tendon). (webmd.com)
- People with osteoporosis in the back can experience middle back pain due to strains or compression fractures. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Back Posture Brace by StabilityAce Provides Soft Padding Ideal for Clavicular Fractures and Posture Corrections. (amazon.com)
- In older people, chronic conditions such as degenerative changes of the spinal bones and discs, vertebral compression fractures, spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal, see next page), and spinal deformities are the most common sources of back pain, and the pain tends to be chronic, though older people can also experience acute back pain. (berkeleywellness.com)
- For sprains, strains and some fractures, you usually wear an elastic or neoprene brace that wraps around your back and closes with a fabric fastener. (ohsu.edu)
- Sprains and strains are most common, followed by fractures and contusions and dislocations with the thumb and little finger being most at risk. (volleyball.com)
- There are a number of different forms of arthritis , some of which can affect the back. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- The most frequent causes of low back pain are muscle and ligament strains, disk disease and arthritis. (healthcentral.com)
- Back pain can occur with many forms of arthritis and related conditions, including ankylosing spondylitis , enteropathic arthritis , psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia . (arthritis.org)
- Arthritis is another of the common lower back pain causes. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- Either osteoarthritis of the spine or rheumatoid arthritis can be a direct cause of lower back pain. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- People who suffer from arthritis in other joints such as the hips or knees may also have lower back pain because of irregular ways of walking to compensate for the joint problem. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- Diseases including arthritis and cancer can affect your back and spine, and your genes can play a role, too. (webmd.com)
- Overuse, strain, or injury. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- In certain cases of muscle overuse it is possible to develop a solitary muscle strain. (dynamicchiropractic.com)
- But with strains, there's an extra layer - they can actually get one just from overuse (like gripping a gymnastics bar or tennis racket). (motrin.com)
- Overuse of a joint can result in a chronic strain. (baycare.org)
- A strained lower back is the result of an acute or overuse injury. (livestrong.com)
- There are two different ways that you can get a muscle strain: overuse or an acute injury. (livestrong.com)
- The most common sprains are ankles, knees, wrists and thumbs. (sharecare.com)
- For example: Sprained ankles. (nih.gov)
- Ankles, wrists, and knees sprain easily. (kidshealth.org)
- Gaps between mats can cause sprained ankles. (healthychildren.org)
- Ankles, knees, and elbows are the joints most often sprained. (healthychildren.org)
- The areas of your body that are most vulnerable to sprains are your ankles, knees, and wrists. (orthoinfo.org)
- Locations on the body that are at highest risk of a joint injury include back, elbows, wrists, knees and ankles. (osu.edu)
- A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. (medlineplus.gov)
- A strain is when the muscle fibers are stretched or torn. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- A sprain is when the ligaments have been stretched, twisted, or torn. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- When a sprain happens, one or more ligaments is stretched or torn. (nih.gov)
- A sprain happens when those ligaments have been overstretched (mild sprain) or torn (severe sprain). (kidshealth.org)
- How bad a sprain is depends on whether the ligament is torn completely or just partially. (baycare.org)
- The most severe sprains may require surgery to repair torn ligaments. (orthoinfo.org)
- This results in a sprain, and its seriousness depends on how badly the ligaments are torn. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Grade 3 muscle strain is the most severe injury grade with the muscle being either completely torn or experiencing complete loss of function. (wikipedia.org)
- A fracture or broken bone can occur in any of the vertebrae in the middle back as a result of a sports injury, automobile crash, or fall. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- These most often occur as pain limited to the back itself and result from a sprain or strain. (berkeleywellness.com)
- Muscle strains can occur with trying to kick too high or punch too hard without using correct form or having properly warmed up. (healthychildren.org)
- Individual sections describe what sprains and strains are, where they usually occur, what their signs and symptoms are, how they are treated, and how they can be prevented. (medicinenet.com)
- Where do sprains usually occur? (medicinenet.com)
- Although sprains can occur in both the upper and lower parts of the body, the most common site is the ankle. (medicinenet.com)
- Ankle sprains are the most common injury in the United States and often occur during sports or recreational activities. (medicinenet.com)
- Sprains frequently occur at the wrist, typically when people fall and land on an outstretched hand. (medicinenet.com)
- A sprained ankle can occur when your foot turns inward, placing extreme tension on the ligaments of your outer ankle. (orthoinfo.org)
- Strains often occur in your foot, leg (typically the hamstring) or back. (orthoinfo.org)
- sudden twisting can also result in a sprain (see fig. 2). (medicinenet.com)
- In sports, sliding into base or getting a blow to the body that forces a joint out of its normal position can also result in a sprain. (baycare.org)
- Overstretching, damage, or tears to such tissue can result in a sprain or strain. (industrysearch.com.au)
- Piriformis syndrome and low back pain: a new classification and review of the literature. (freemd.com)
- Tveito TH, Hysing M, Eriksen HR. Low back pain interventions at the workplace: a systematic literature review. (freemd.com)
- What is the most cost-effective treatment for patients with low back pain? (freemd.com)
- Low back pain is one of the most common medical complaints. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- Although spinal stenosis, a herniated disc, or other more serious conditions may cause low back pain, sprain or strain is the most common diagnosis. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- Although the pain can be severe and even temporarily disabling, the good news is that most low back strains and sprains are easily treated and do not require spine surgery. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- The symptoms of lumbar sprains and strains include sharp pain, pain and difficulty when moving, swelling, and stiffness. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- It is also important to remember that you should not assume every case of low back pain is simply a strain or sprain. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- Essential ice and compression kit to relieve pain, reduce swelling and speed up recovery following a sports injury, muscle strain or ligament sprain. (physioroom.com)
- If you've sprained your ankle, you know what severe pain is. (rochester.edu)
- If the injury is confined to a sprain or strain injury, then structural deformities, a generalized midback pain indicating disc involvement, and neurologic symptoms should be absent. (medscape.com)
- Muscle strains and ligament sprains are the leading cause of acute lower back pain in America. (bouldertherapeutics.com)
- This blog is part of a series explaining lower back pain called, " Do You Have Lower Back Pain . (bouldertherapeutics.com)
- Symptoms of sprains are swelling, bruising, pain and sometimes loss of movement to the affected joint. (sharecare.com)
- Can massage therapy help back pain? (sharecare.com)
- Any of these structures can become irritated or damaged, leading to middle back pain . (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Read on to learn more about the causes of middle back pain and discover techniques to find relief. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- There are many possible causes of middle back pain, ranging from injury to poor posture. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Pain in any part of the back becomes more likely as a person ages. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Back pain is typical in people aged 30 to 60, but it can affect people of any age. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Symptoms include pain and stiffness in the back. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- A herniated disk in the middle back does not always cause symptoms, but it may result in pain, tingling, or numbness. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Kidney problems can cause pain in the middle back, just underneath the ribcage on either side of the spine. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- People who exercise using improper lifting techniques can also experience pain in the back. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Research suggests that people who smoke tobacco also have an increased risk of developing chronic back pain. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- In a meta-analysis of almost 100 studies, obesity was found to increase the risk of back pain. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Incorrect posture while sitting or standing is a leading cause of back pain. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- People who experience depression or anxiety tend to be at increased risk of developing back pain. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Research suggests that people with depression are 60 percent more likely to develop back pain than people who do not have depression. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- It leads to an uneven distribution of weight throughout the back and may cause middle back pain. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- The treatment for middle back pain will depend on the underlying cause. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Thankfully, the pain from strains and sprains can be quickly and effectively managed. (tylenol.ca)
- The pain over the back is localized and does not radiate into the leg. (wikipedia.org)
- Pulls Shoulders Back to Align Clavicle, Provide Posture Support and Relieves Back Pain. (amazon.com)
- Learn how the spinal discs function and how lower back conditions can cause back pain and/or radiating pain. (spine-health.com)
- Causes of Upper Back Pain Video (NEW! (spine-health.com)
- Video: Understanding Different Types of Back Pain (NEW! (spine-health.com)
- Video: 6 Overlooked Remedies for Lower Back Pain Relief (NEW! (spine-health.com)
- A lumbar epidural steroid injection delivers steroid medication directly to spinal nerve roots in order to reduce leg pain (also known as sciatica) and lower back pain. (spine-health.com)
- Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Back Pain Video (NEW! (spine-health.com)
- Video: 3 Easy Exercises for Back Pain in Pregnancy (NEW! (spine-health.com)
- 4 Easy Stretches to Relieve Pregnancy Back Pain Video (NEW! (spine-health.com)
- 4 Easy Stretches for Lower Back Pain Video (NEW! (spine-health.com)
- This topic provides a general overview of low back pain. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Low back pain can happen anywhere below the ribs and above the legs. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- In fact, almost everyone has low back pain at one time or another. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Often doctors don't know what causes low back pain. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Depending on the cause, low back pain can cause a range of symptoms. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Most low back pain is short-term (acute) and will go away in a few weeks. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- How is low back pain diagnosed? (healthlinkbc.ca)
- But if you have a back pain problem that has lasted longer than 6 weeks, or if your doctor thinks you may have more than muscle pain, it might be time for one of these tests. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Most low back pain will improve with basic first aid, which includes continuing to do light activity such as walking, and taking over-the-counter pain medicine as needed. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Each of the various treatments for back pain work for some people but not for others. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Having ongoing (chronic) back pain can make you depressed. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- In turn, depression can have an effect on your level of pain and whether your back gets better. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- How can you prevent low back pain from returning? (healthlinkbc.ca)
- After you've had low back pain, you're likely to have it again. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- And they can help you get better faster if you do have low back pain again. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- The usual signs and symptoms of a muscle sprain include pain, swelling, bruising, and the loss of functional ability (the ability to move and use the joint). (fooyoh.com)
- A person with a mild sprain usually experiences minimal pain, swelling, and little or no loss of functional ability. (fooyoh.com)
- A grade II (moderate) sprain causes partial tearing of the ligament and is characterized by bruising, moderate pain, and swelling. (fooyoh.com)
- Typically, people with a strain experience pain, muscle spasm and muscle weakness. (fooyoh.com)
- If you have a strain, the doctor will probably tell you to rest the injury and maybe take some pain medication. (kidshealth.org)
- An acutely painful lumbosacral strain/sprain needs to be treated aggressively to reduce inflammation and control pain. (dynamicchiropractic.com)
- Muscle pain is often caused by injury or trauma such as strains and bruising. (oska.store)
- Oska Pulse is a portable, wearable device that targets back pain at its source. (oska.store)
- In most people, back pain will subside within 6 weeks. (oska.store)
- With each case of recurrent or ongoing back pain it is important to find the treatment - or combinations of treatments - that work for the individual. (oska.store)
- For many conditions, such as lower back pain, chiropractic care is frequently the primary method of treatment. (google.com)
- People under age 60 who experience back pain typically have acute backaches-that is, backaches that are sudden and last less than several weeks. (berkeleywellness.com)
- Other back-related disorders may cause symptoms that are not limited to back pain. (berkeleywellness.com)
- For example, sciatica-pain that radiates into the buttocks, down the thighs to below the knees and into the calves, and often even to the feet-is caused by irritation of a nerve or nerves leaving the spinal canal in the lumbar region of the back. (berkeleywellness.com)
- Stiffness in the back, numbness and tingling, or loss of muscle strength in the legs may accompany back pain. (berkeleywellness.com)
- These sudden causes of back pain usually result from activity or injury. (berkeleywellness.com)
- This causes pain not only in the back, but also in the part of the body served by the compressed and inflamed nerve. (berkeleywellness.com)
- This syndrome is characterized by the acute onset of pain during torsional strain, tenderness over the affected joint, and relief of symptoms by infiltration of the joint with a local anesthetic. (healthcentral.com)
- One relatively uncommon disorder sometimes overlooked in the differential diagnosis of low back pain is sacroiliac sprain syndrome. (healthcentral.com)
- But because the nerves in that region are not very specific, pain caused by the sacroiliac joint can also be experienced in the groin, back thigh, and lower abdomen. (healthcentral.com)
- In the acute phase of sacroiliac sprain syndrome, pain may be relieved by bed rest and the application of heat. (healthcentral.com)
- Is the cause of the pain due to strain in the sacroiliac joint? (healthcentral.com)
- Symptoms of a strain can include pain, muscle spasm, muscle weakness or swelling around the area of injury. (nurofen.co.uk)
- As many as 4 out of 5 people have back pain at some point in their lives. (arthritis.org)
- For most people, back pain is acute, meaning it comes on suddenly and lasts from a few days to a few weeks. (arthritis.org)
- For others, back pain is chronic, lasting months or more. (arthritis.org)
- The pain of a sprain or strain may be felt in one spot in your back or it may be felt all over your back and nearby areas. (arthritis.org)
- Any condition that causes misalignment or curvature of the spine can place pressure on the nerves, leading to back pain. (arthritis.org)
- With sprains and strains, there likely is to be pain, swelling and some loss of movement in the affected area. (mainehealth.org)
- Usual symptoms of a sprain include pain, swelling and bruising at the joint. (baycare.org)
- The most common symptoms of a pulled lower back muscle are: sudden lower back pain, spasms in the lower back and feeling sore to the touch in that area. (livestrong.com)
- These sprains are characterized by obvious swelling, extensive bruising, pain , difficulty bearing weight, and reduced function of the joint. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Grade III, or third degree, sprains are caused by complete tearing of the ligament where there is severe pain, loss of joint function, widespread swelling and bruising, and the inability to bear weight. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Symptoms of a strain include muscle pain, muscle spasm and loss of function. (osu.edu)
- Back braces are generally beneficial for people who are suffering from lower back pain or injury, particularly those who have chronic back pain or the potential to re-aggravate a prior injury. (osu.edu)
- It's often used to describe back pain in horses. (equinewellnessmagazine.com)
- Back pain is invariably a symptom of an underlying issue that needs to be addressed before the discomfort can be resolved. (equinewellnessmagazine.com)
- If the cycle is repeated, chronic back pain sets in. (equinewellnessmagazine.com)
- The lumbar spine is often the site of back pain. (wikipedia.org)
- It is estimated that low-back pain may affect as much as 80 to 90 percent of the general population in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
- Cold therapy reduces inflammation, edema, pain, and muscle spasms associated with acute back injury. (wikipedia.org)
- Back pain is the second most common cause of loss of productive work time in US adults (after headache), accounting for a mean loss of over 5 hours' work time each week in those affected. (bmj.com)
- Inflammatory back pain is the hallmark clinical feature. (bmj.com)
- This is defined as back pain/stiffness, which is worse in the morning and improves with exercise. (bmj.com)
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11172169?tool=bestpractice.com However, the majority of patients (85% or more) present to primary care with low back pain that cannot reliably be attributed to any specific cause (nonspecific low back pain). (bmj.com)
- American Pain Society Low Back Pain Guidelines Panel. (bmj.com)
- Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain: a joint clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society. (bmj.com)
- Greenblat, a 21-year-old political science student at Ohio State, partially tore his right hamstring in July 2016 and has been dealing with sharp pain and tightness at the back of his thigh ever since. (morningsun.net)
- Low back pain affects 80% of Americans, making it an extremely common condition. (bellaonline.com)
- For many of us as we age, back pain occurs more often and can become serious and eventually debilitating. (bellaonline.com)
- Sudden back pain also needs to be checked out immediately since this can be an initial sign of several cancers. (bellaonline.com)
- Another red flag is experiencing fever and chills with back pain as they could be symptoms of a bacterial infection near the spine. (bellaonline.com)
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- Lower Back Pain. (truelocal.com.au)
- The signs of most sprains or strains are very similar: pain and inflammation , and sometimes bruising, at the injured area. (webmd.com)
- Depending on how bad the sprain or strain is, the pain may be mild, moderate, or severe. (webmd.com)
- A more severe ankle sprain may cause much more pain and make it tough or impossible to walk. (webmd.com)
- Although the degree of pain and swelling are usually the best indicators of how severe a sprain or strain is, this is not always the case. (webmd.com)
- Are you thinking that if you knew more about lower back pain causes then you might be able to get rid of the pain that you have and prevent it from making you suffer again? (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- That may be true, so let's look at a list of possible lower back pain causes. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- Pain in the lower back or lumbar region of the spine (also known as lumbago) is very common. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- This type of back pain is often called non-specific lower back pain and it usually goes away without requiring specific treatment except for pain medication which may be required. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- If the strain has been caused by a sudden movement, lifting, or other obvious event, it often causes severe and immediate pain that may result in the person having very limited movement for a time. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- There are some conditions that people may have had since childhood, which only develop into lower back pain causes in later life. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- Besides this there are many other more unusual lower back pain causes. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- This is your opportunity to learn the "world-class" Back Pain relief secrets that only a handful of lucky people even knew existed a short time ago…including the "super-advanced" skill, know-how and techniques. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- It is called the Miracle Back Pain Cure . (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- It is always safer to see a doctor than to try to figure out your possible lower back pain causes by yourself. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- Lower back exercises can be a big help to sufferers of pain in the lumbar or lower back regions. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
- Pre pandemic pop sugar reports that this may not be great for the health of your joints and could lead to lower back pain or pain in your knees. (wyff4.com)
- Back pain can be dull or sharp and last months at a time. (webmd.com)
- Treatments for most types of back pain include OTC medications, hot and cold packs, exercise, yoga, and massage. (webmd.com)
- Pain in the lower back can restrict mobility and interfere with normal functioning. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- The exact cause of low back pain can be hard to determine. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Lower Back Pain: What Could It Be? (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Do you have lower back pain? (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- You can experience lower back pain at any time, even if you don't have a prior injury or any of the risk factors. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- What are the symptoms of low back pain? (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Low back pain is classified as acute (or short term) and chronic. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Acute low back pain lasts from a few days to a few weeks. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Most acute low back pain will resolve on its own. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Chronic low back pain lasts for more than 3 months and often gets worse. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- The cause of chronic low back pain can be hard to find. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- These are the most common symptoms of low back pain. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- The symptoms of low back pain may look like other conditions or medical problems. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- How is low back pain treated? (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Rehabilitation is often a part of treatment for low back pain. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Generally, there are 3 phases of low back pain rehabilitation. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- During this initial phase, the physiatrist (a doctor who specializes in rehabilitation medicine) and treatment team develop a plan to reduce the initial low back pain and source of inflammation. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Can low back pain be prevented? (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- What is pain in the lower back? (pitchengine.com)
- Pain in the lower back can range from a mild, dull and annoying pain, to a strong and persistent pain that leaves the person suffering from it incapacitated. (pitchengine.com)
- The pain can be continuous or intermittent and should be treated by doctor for back pain . (pitchengine.com)
- It is effective when used as part of a comprehensive treatment by chronic pain specialist near me to reduce back pain. (pitchengine.com)
- Chronic back strain is commoner than the acute type. (wikipedia.org)
- Strains can be acute or chronic. (fooyoh.com)
- Treatment of a lumbosacral strain/sprain, then, is twofold: address the acute exacerbation (symptom treatment) first, and then fix the chronic, underlying problem(s) that caused the malfunction. (dynamicchiropractic.com)
- For a chronic strain, the damage accumulates slowly, rather than all at once as in a fall or a blow to the joint. (baycare.org)
- Sprains and strains often result from excessive physical demands on the spine, such as lifting a heavy object or falling awkwardly. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- The low back, or lumbar spine, is the chief weight-bearing structure of the human skeleton. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- The lumbar region of the spine (lower back) consists of five vertebrae labeled L1 through L5. (spine-health.com)
- A sprain refers to a ligamentous injury, and the diagnosis of cervical sprain implies that the ligamentous and capsular structures connecting the cervical facet joints and vertebrae have been damaged. (medscape.com)
- Certain situations increase the risk of straining the sacroiliac joints. (healthcentral.com)
- The joints most at risk for a sprain vary depending on the activities. (nurofen.co.uk)
- Knees -The knees endure more strain than many other joints because they support the body's entire weight. (osu.edu)
- With a severe sprain, ligaments tear completely or separate from the bone. (rochester.edu)
- A severe sprain or strain may need surgery or immobilization, followed by physical therapy. (rochester.edu)
- A grade III (severe) sprain results in a complete tear or rupture a ligament. (fooyoh.com)
- A moderate to severe sprain or strain may need a cast or brace to hold the joint still while it heals. (baycare.org)
- A moderate sprain partially tears the ligament, causing the joint to be unstable. (rochester.edu)
- This is when a major muscle in the back of the thigh tears or stretches. (rochester.edu)
- Strains are tears in the muscle. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Moderate sprains heal within two to four weeks, but it can take months to recover from severe ligament tears. (thefreedictionary.com)
- The back-especially the lumbar, or lower back-bears much of the body's weight during walking, running, lifting and other activities. (clevelandclinic.org)
- Lumbar strains and sprains are common, and our doctors are trained to help you to recover from these painful conditions. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
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- Lumbar Strain or Sprain? (deukspine.com)
- A positive Patrick test points to a sacroiliac joint inflammation, but this test should be negative in lumbosacral sprains and strains. (medscape.com)
- They can also have localized swelling, cramping, or inflammation and, with a more severe strain, some loss of muscle function. (fooyoh.com)
- Inflammation is perfectly normal when you have a sprain. (nurofen.co.uk)
- Bone breaks, unlike sprains and strains, should always be looked at by a healthcare provider to make sure of proper healing. (rochester.edu)
- Sprains affect ligaments, which connect the end of one bone to another. (onhealth.com)
- It can be hard to tell the difference between a sprain and a broken bone, so it's often a good idea to see a doctor. (kidshealth.org)
- A sprain is a stretch and/or tear of a ligament, a strong band of connective tissue that connect the end of one bone with another. (orthoinfo.org)
- A doctor might order an X-Ray, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), EMG (electromyograph) or radionucleotide bone scan to confirm that you have a pulled lower back muscle. (livestrong.com)
- Do not wash the wound or try to push back the bone. (norwichbulletin.com)
- A person with a moderate sprain usually has some difficulty putting weight on the affected joint and experiences some loss of function. (fooyoh.com)
- Moderate sprains often require a period of bracing. (orthoinfo.org)
- Muscle strains can range from a mild or moderate overstretch of the muscle or a partial tear. (livestrong.com)
- Strains can range from mild or moderate to severe, causing permanent damage and loss of function if not treated by a medical professional. (osu.edu)
- However, these signs and symptoms can vary in intensity, depending on the severity of the sprain. (fooyoh.com)
- In most cases, sprains and strains will heal after a few weeks however some may take longer than others depending on the severity of the strains. (nurofen.co.uk)
- Doctors use many criteria to diagnose the severity of a sprain. (medicinenet.com)
- The symptoms vary in intensity, depending on the severity of the sprain. (baycare.org)
- That first time playing softball after a long winter off might lead to a strained calf or thigh muscle. (kidshealth.org)
- Muscle strains usually happen in the front (quadriceps) or the back (hamstrings) of the thigh. (healthychildren.org)
- Another common site is the hamstring muscle, at the back of the thigh. (baycare.org)
- Meanwhile, rest, ice, compression, and elevation (called RICE) usually will help minimize damage caused by sprains and strains. (rochester.edu)
- Chances are good that your doctor will recommend RICE for your minor bump, bruise, sprain, or strain. (onhealth.com)
- Most lower back strains can be fixed with RICE. (livestrong.com)
- Basic first aid for sprains consists of RICE: Rest, Ice for 48 hours, Compression (wrapping in an elastic bandage), and Elevation of the sprain above the level of the heart. (thefreedictionary.com)
- The gold standard of care for sprains and strains is known as "RICE" therapy. (webmd.com)
- You can minimize low back strains and sprains by using proper posture and good body mechanics. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- During physical therapy, patients learn how to move with good posture to protect the low back. (atlantabrainandspine.com)
- These professionals can offer advice about your posture as well as teach exercises that will help to mobilise and strengthen your back. (netdoctor.co.uk)
- Lean people, those standing for long hours and those doing sedentary work in bad posture are prone to back strain. (wikipedia.org)
- At first, treatment of both sprains and strains usually involves resting the injured area, icing it, wearing a bandage or device that compresses the area, and medicines. (medlineplus.gov)
- In addition, massage therapy is an incredibly effective treatment for strains and sprains. (bouldertherapeutics.com)
- Sometimes, people with sprains and strains need to see a healthcare provider for evaluation and treatment. (mainehealth.org)
- Most often treatment for sprains and strains can be done at home. (mainehealth.org)
- The recommended treatment for a strain is the same as for a sprain: rest, ice, compression and elevation. (orthoinfo.org)
- Once it is confirmed that you have a pulled lower back muscle, the treatment is relatively simple. (livestrong.com)
- Even if you don't have a fracture, you may need other treatment, such as an ankle cast and/or crutches for a severe ankle sprain. (webmd.com)
- The evaluation of an acute back strain or sprain begins with a history and physical exam. (freemd.com)
- If your sprain or strain is severe, you might need physical therapy. (onhealth.com)
- To recover from a sprain or strain, you may need to do exercises at home or work with a physical therapist. (onhealth.com)
- After nearly a year of physical therapy, Corey Greenblat is looking forward to finally getting back to playing soccer. (morningsun.net)
- Many medical consultants have suggested back surgery should be considered a last resort, as sometimes combinations of physical therapy, stretching exercises and some anti-inflammatories are as successful as surgery after all is said and done. (bellaonline.com)