Fractures, sprains, & strains have similarities but there are specific differences in regards to the treatment solution.
Refers to when a ligament is torn or stretched beyond its limits.
Occurs when a tendon or muscle is torn or stretches too far.
Mild strains or sprains usually heal with rest and ice. However, more severe strains or sprains may require surgery.
Fractures refer to a partial or complete break in a bone. This type of injury can be more severe and painful than a strain or sprain.