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Ankle taping improves proprioception in healthy volunteers

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August 2013

Ankle taping improves proprioception in healthy volunteers

Vol: 2| Issue: 7| Number:2| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ankle taping can improve proprioception in healthy volunteers

Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Dec;31(12):1099-106.

Contributing Authors:
I Miralles S Monterde S Montull I Salvat J Fernández-Ballart J Beceiro

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40 healthy volunteers randomized to no ankle taping group or to an intervention group with ankle taping to study the effects of ankle taping on joint position sense (JPS). They were asked to reproduce four different ankle positions: 10 degrees of dorsiflexion, neutral, 10 degrees and 20 degrees of plantarflexion. After 48 hours, taping was found to significantly improve JPS, evidenced especially...

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