Ana’s Story / La historia de Ana

How she and her family learned about sports injuries.

Free bilingual fotonovela.

Can you tell the difference between a sprain and a strain?

Graphic: Cartoon-style graphic of a young girl, Ana, playing soccer outside with two other young boys.

Ana’s word bubble: Check out my story for more on how to stay safe while playing.

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Graphic: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services logo.

Graphic: National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health logo.

Last Reviewed: 09/11/2017