|Strains and sprains are caused when a joint is forced beyond its normal range of motion, or when you overuse muscles that are out of shape or haven't been warmed up properly. Back strain can occur when you suddenly twist your back or lift without bending your knees.
A strain occurs when a muscle or tendon (tissue that connects muscles to bones) is overstretched. Strains are usually caused by putting stress on tight or weak muscles.
A sprain is a tear in a ligament (tissue that connects bones). Sprains are caused by a sudden, forceful twisting of a joint. If the tissue doesn't heal properly, the muscles may shorten. This causes the joint to misalign and the nerves to become chronically irritated.
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Marc Belitsky, D.C., D.A.C.R.B. Clinical Director | Chiropractor
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