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Clinical Overview

A sprain is an incomplete tear of a ligament. Any of the knee ligaments can be sprained.

Causes

  • Knee injury
  • Other injuries or accidents (such as an auto accident)

Risk Factors
Activities that can put you at risk for a ligament injury include impact sports like skiing, running, skateboarding, roller skating, ice skating and contact sports.

Last updated: Jan-01-09

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