Sprains

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Symptoms

Pain, swelling, and sometimes discoloration at a joint. Movement usually increases the pain. Muscles contractions and spasms may also occur.

What is a Sprain?

From Modern Western Medicine

A sprain occurs when a ligament between joints is stretched, sometimes with some degree of tearing. Sprains usually occur at the ankle, knee, back, or wrist. Sprains occur from trauma, usually […]

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Bursitis

By |2018-04-03T19:34:49+00:00March 1st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , |

Symptoms

Pain, tenderness, reduced mobility, swelling, redness, possible fever, and muscle weakness often in the shoulders, elbows, and knees.

 

What is Bursitis?

From Modern Western Medicine

Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa, small fluid-filled sacs that act as shock absorbers between joints and the sites where muscles and tendons join. The swollen bursa rubs against tendons and muscles, causing friction, […]

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