Signs and symptoms include pain, swelling, tenderness, difficulty moving the injured body part especially if it is on a joint. The first aid treatment for strains and sprains is the same so it is not that important that you identify what they are suffering from. The treatment we give is to try to reduce swelling […]
Ligaments hold joints together and tendons attach the muscles to the bone. Tendons attach muscle to the bone. Another injury could be where the muscle is torn. A typical example of this is a hamstring injury in the leg where muscle fibres get torn causing severe pain and swelling.