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Volume:3 Issue:11 Number:8 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #8015
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Phase-adapted orthosis similar to nonphase-adapted orthosis in ankle sprains


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

Early functional outcome of two different orthotic concepts in ankle sprains: a randomized controlled trial

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Jul;135(7):993-1001

Contributing Authors: R Best C Böhle T Schiffer W Petersen A Ellermann GP Brueggemann C Liebau

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Synopsis

Forty-seven patients with acute lateral ankle sprains were randomized to receive either the Malleo TriStep phase-adapted orthosis or the Aircast Air-Stirrup nonphase-adapted orthosis. The purpose of this study was to compare the two types of orthoses over 3 months in terms of functional outcomes following acute ankle sprain. Results indicated no difference between groups in terms of ankle (FOAS an...

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