A sprain is a type of injury that occurs when the ligaments, which are tough, fibrous tissues that connect bones to other bones, are stretched or torn due to excessive force or trauma. Sprains most commonly occur in the ankle, but they can also occur in other joints such as the wrist, knee, or elbow.
Sprains can be caused by a variety of factors, including:
Physiotherapy can be an important part of the treatment plan for a sprain. Here are some ways that a physiotherapist may help with the rehabilitation process:
Progress monitoring: The physiotherapist will monitor the patient's progress and adjust the treatment plan as necessary to ensure