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ACE Report #11964
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Rehabilitation plus usual care reduces rate of re-injury vs. usual care alone post-ankle sprain

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Rehabilitation Exercises Reduce Reinjury Post Ankle Sprain, But the Content and Parameters of an Optimal Exercise Program Have Yet to Be Established: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Jul;100(7):1367-1375.

Contributing Authors: CM Bleakley JB Taylor SL Dischiavi C Doherty E Delahunt

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7 studies were included in this meta-analysis comparing exercise-based rehabilitation plus usual care to usual care alone for the prevention of re-injury following acute ankle sprain. EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, and MEDLINE were searched from inception to January 2017. Results revealed no significant difference in the incidence of re-injury between the exercise-based rehabilitation plus usual ca...

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