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Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:7 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #7459
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Kinesio Taping unable to reduce swelling in athletes with acute lateral ankle sprain


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

Kinesio Taping does not decrease swelling in acute, lateral ankle sprain of athletes: a randomised trial

J Physiother. 2015 Jan;61(1):28-33.

Contributing Authors: GS Nunes VZ Vargas B Wageck DP Hauphental CM Luz M de Noronha

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Synopsis

36 athletes with a lateral ankle sprain were randomized to receive either a specific Kinesio Taping application for 3 days or a sham Kinesio Taping intervention to determine whether the treatment effectively reduced swelling during the acute phase of the ankle sprain. The results indicated that there was no significant decrease in the volume of the affected ankles in the Kinesio Taping interventio...

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