Table 1

 Classification of traumatic injury types

SprainAcute distraction injury of ligaments or joint capsules
Joint injuryAcute isolated chondral or meniscus lesion
StrainAcute distraction injury of muscles and tendons
ContusionTissue bruise without concomitant injuries classified elsewhere
FractureTraumatic break of bone
DislocationPartial or complete displacement of the bony parts of a joint
OtherInjuries not classified elsewhere. Examples: wound, concussion, etc