Sprains are complete or partial ligamentous injuries either within the body of the ligament or at the site of attachment to bone.
Classified as grade 1, 2, or 3 (AMA Ligament Injury...
Obtain thorough description of mechanism of injury including activity, trauma, baseline conditioning, and prior musculoskeletal injuries.
May describe feeling or hearing pop or snap
Acute: protection, relative rest (activity modification), ice, compression, elevation, medications, modalities (PRICEMM) therapy
Ankle sprains: Compression stockings didn’t af...
Hamilton BH, Best TM. Platelet-enriched plasma and muscle strain injuries: challenges imposed by the burden of proof. Clin J Sport Med. 2011;21(1):31–36. [View Abstract on Ov...
S93.409A Sprain of unsp ligament of unspecified ankle, init encntr
S96.919A Strain of unsp msl/tnd at ank/ft level, unsp foot, init
S43.50XA Sprain of unspecified acromioclavicular joint, ini...
Protection of the joint
Relative rest (activity modification)
Medications/ice for pain
Other modalities as ne...
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