David Lu, DO, a family medicine physician with The Everett Clinic at Lake Stevens discusses sprains and strains. Understanding your body and what factors play into injuries is very important. Pain can sometimes be vague and all over the place. There are many options available and most times, it is what works best for the patient. Stretching well can make a huge difference and can help the body provide blood flow that can help heal it. Dedicating some time, understanding why you are stretching and stretching properly can help you feel better and reduce pain.