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  • n. Plural form of sprain.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sprain.

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Examples

  • They treat patients who would normally be seen in a primary-care office, with conditions such as sprains, dental pains, rashes or back pain.

    ER nurse sees patients normally treated by primary care

  • Among other causes, we may enumerate sprains or wounds of the flexor tendons, or any disease of the limbs for a long time preventing extension of the fetlock-joint, such as sprains or injuries of the posterior ligaments of the limb, splints or ringbones so placed as to interfere with the movements of the flexor tendons, or, in the hind-limb, spavin, keeping for some months the fetlock in a state of flexion.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Almost half of the injuries were "soft-tissue" injuries such as sprains and bruises, they noted.

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  • Three firefighters escaped with minor injuries such as sprains and singed hair.

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  • The FDNY responded to 93 major fires this week, resulting in 471 firefighters getting minor injuries (such as sprains and heat exhaustion).

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  • The clinic can see patients for conditions such as sprains, coughs, colds, minor burns or infections.

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  • Urgent care physicians typically treat conditions such as sprains, strains, ear infections, coughs and congestion, rashes and other minor illnesses or injuries.

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  • Limping is a universal sign of soft tissue trauma, which can be caused by minor injuries, such as sprains to the joints, or strains in the muscles.

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  • Whatever your sport, "appropriate training methods can strengthen your musculoskeletal system, which is essential to avoiding non-contact injuries such as sprains and strains," Dawes said.

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  • Little evidence exists that topical rubefacients -- skin creams and gels containing salicylates or nicotinamides that cause increased blood flow to the skin -- work to reduce acute pain from injuries such as sprains and strains, according to a review article published online by the

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