A damaged ligament causes inflammation, swelling, and bleeding (bruising) around the affected joint making movement of the joint painful.
A sprain is usually caused by a direct injury or sudden twisting of the joint. This may happen while playing sports, or may be due to a fall or car accident. The following may increase your risk of a ligament sprain:
Some of the signs and symptoms of a ligament sprain:
Physiotherapy can help you post ligament sprain or tear to regain range of movement and increase the strength of the muscles around the joint to help prevent any further injury.
At the Centre for Clinical Physiotherapy we offer a wide range of services, knowledge and expertise to effectively treat and manage ligament injuries. Treatments are delivered by highly skilled and experienced physiotherapists who are passionate about delivering a quality service and the best possible results for you.