What are knee sprains and strains?
Also known as: knee injuries, knee pain.
A sprain refers to an injury to a ligament, which are the bands of tissue that join bones to one another. And a strain refers to an injury to the muscles or tendons around the bones. When these injuries occur in the knee, they’re known as knee sprains and strains.
Reviewed by: Annie L Casta, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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