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Volume:2 Issue:11 Number:60 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #6910
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Compressive versus noncompressive stockings in the treatment of a lateral ankle sprain


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Compression stockings in ankle sprain: a multicenter randomized study

Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Sep;32(9):1005-10

Contributing Authors: M Bendahou F Khiami K Saidi C Blanchard M Scepi B Riou S Besch P Hausfater

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Synopsis

126 patients with a lateral ankle sprain were randomized to receive either compressive or noncompressive (placebo) stockings. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of compressive stockings by evaluating the amount of time for the patient to achieve pain-free, normal walking. The difference in time to normal painless walking was not significantly different between gro...

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