A sprain is caused when the ligament is stretched, usually during an injury. The ankle is the most commonly affected joint in the body. Resting the affected joint, applying ice and an elastic bandage, and keeping the joint elevated relieves pain due to a sprain. A sprain usually gets healed within two weeks, but in severe cases, it can take months.

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Please suggest medications for my sprain in the neck.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29-year-old male with a weight of 52 kilograms and a height of five feet eight inches. After moving heavy furniture last night, I got a sprain in my neck. I have a stinging pain on the left side of the neck. My pain is present at the connecting point of the head to the left shoulder...  Read Full »

Dr. Maithili Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You got a sprain in the neck or shoulder muscles. Having a sprain after pulling heavy objects is a common problem. There is a development of swelling in that particular area with muscle spasms. Neck movements will be painful and restricted definitely. Apply icepack on t...  Read Full »

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