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Volume:5 Issue:10 Number:26 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #9442
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

No added benefit of PT program over usual care in management of grade I-II ankle sprains


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

Effect of early supervised physiotherapy on recovery from acute ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial

BMJ. 2016 Nov 16;355:i5650

Contributing Authors: RJ Brison AG Day L Pelland W Pickett AP Johnson A Aiken DR Pichora B Brouwer

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Synopsis

504 patients with a grade I or II ankle sprain seeking care in an acute care setting were randomized to usual care, including protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation (PRICE) with or without participation in a standardized physiotherapy program. The purpose of this study was to evaluate if patients who participated in the physiotherapy program demonstrated significantly better function on...

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