Sprain

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The twisting of different part of the body could tear or break the ligament due to excessive stress on joint and it gets swelled. It is known as sprain. This note provide us the information about sprain, its symptoms and its first aid.
Sprain

The twisting of different part of the body could tear or break the ligament due to excessive stress on joint. Due to this, the part of the joint can be swelled that is called sprain. It takes place generally at wrist, ankle, joints etc.

Symptoms of sprain

  • There will be pains and swelling in and around the injured joint.
  • It is difficult to move the injured part.

First Aid to sprain

  • To make the swollen part unmovable, the injured part should be provided with bandage with bamboo lath as support.
  • Water bandage should be used to decreased the swollen part.
  • If bone is broken, then we should carry the patient to the hospital for proper treatment.
  • If ankle is sprained, then we should bandage his/her ankle.

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Things to remember
  • The twisting of different part of the body could tear or break the ligament due to excessive stress on joint cause sprain.
  • Sprain takes place generally at wrist, ankle, joints etc.
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Questions and Answers
A sprain is a type of injury that harms ligaments, tendons and the muscles of our body. There may be sprain while playing games, running in the fields, falling in an accident, while driving etc. Common state of sprain is joint parts of our body.
The first aid treatment performed for sprain by the followings ways:
  • Wrap with bandage around the injured area properly.
  • Should take rest and keep injured part comfortable position.
  • Control flow of blood, it there is bleeding in injury.
  • Should keep victims clam.
  • Should take the patient to the hospital for further treatment.
The state of inability to breathe following the obstruction of air at the windpipe due to blockage by foreign objects like- bones, coin etc. is termed as chocking. Sometimes swallowed food can stuck at the wind pipe which may cause difficulty in breathing and victim can be suffocated resulting choking.
The first aid service can be provided in case of choking are listed below:
  • Should stop eating after the object is stuck up.
  • Should keep the patient in comfortably position.
  • Let the patient cough vigorously, do not interfere.
  • Insert the fingers in the mouth to create vomiting.
  • Sometimes, the foreign objects can be removed by hitting slightly on the back by the palm of hand.
  • Manage artificial respiration if it is needed.
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