Strains and Sprains

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Strains and Sprains Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Supreme Care ER recognizes that emergencies, including strains and sprains, can occur at any moment. Our advanced emergency facility is committed to delivering swift and high-quality care round the clock, even on holidays. If you or a family member is facing a potential sprain or strain emergency, rely on Supreme Care ER for immediate and expert attention.

Strains and sprains are injuries that affect muscles, tendons, or ligaments. A strain occurs when a muscle or tendon is stretched or torn, while a sprain involves the stretching or tearing of ligaments.

Strains and Sprains Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

Common Causes

These injuries can result from sudden twists, falls, or impacts during physical activities such as sports, exercise, or daily tasks.

Common Symptoms

Symptoms may include pain, swelling, bruising, limited range of motion, and muscle spasms.


Who is at Risk?

Anyone can experience strains and sprains, but athletes, older adults, and individuals with a history of such injuries may be more susceptible.

How it Can be Prevented

Prevention measures include warming up before physical activities, using proper techniques, wearing appropriate gear, and maintaining overall physical fitness.

How is it Diagnosed?

A medical professional will conduct a physical examination, assess symptoms, and may use imaging tests like X-rays or CT Scan to confirm the diagnosis.

How it is Treated

Treatment may involve rest, ice, compression, and elevation (R.I.C.E.), pain management, and in some cases, physical therapy.

When to go to the ER: Warning Signs & Symptoms

Visit Supreme Care ER if you experience severe pain, inability to bear weight, deformity, numbness, or if symptoms worsen despite home care.

Complications if treatment is not received quickly:

Without prompt treatment, complications may include chronic pain, instability, and long-term functional limitations.

At Supreme Care ER, we understand the urgency of your medical needs. Our state-of-the-art facility in Jersey Village, Texas, near Cypress, is equipped to provide fast and quality emergency care 24/7, including holidays.

Why Choose Supreme Care ER for Strains and Sprains Treatment

  • Experienced and compassionate medical staff
  • Prompt attention and minimal wait times
  • Comprehensive diagnostic capabilities, including on-site imaging
  • Family-friendly environment with free medical screening

Visit us at 9530 Jones Road, Houston, TX 77065, or call (832) 604-7992 for immediate assistance. Trust Supreme Care ER for your emergency medical needs – we’re here to provide the care you deserve.