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How to treat a sprained ankle

Grade 1   First grade ankle sprain involves stretching of the ligament with only a small amount of ligament tearing and features a low degree of swelling. The joint remains stable and there is no loss of function, and the patient can generally bear weight either partially or fully. Grade 2 Second grade ankle sprains involve stretching of the...

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Quadriceps Strain symptoms and treatment

Quadriceps Strain Description:The quadriceps muscles and tendons are located at the front of the upper legs and are referred to as the four heads of the femur.  The quadriceps can be referred to as the quads, the quadriceps femoris musle or the quadriceps extensors.  They comprise of four muscles: the vastus lateralis, vastus medialis,...

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