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ACE Report #11983
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Similar Function, Higher Pain and Satisfaction with MOK-cast vs. Polyester Wrap for Ankle Sprains


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Functional treatment for acute ankle sprains: Softcast wrap versus MOK-cast. A prospective randomized single-center trial

Foot Ankle Surg. 2019 Aug;25(4):482-487.

Contributing Authors: JKG Louwerens DT Mensch OJW Verhoof PR de Reuver TS Bijlsma A van Noort MPJ Van den Bekerom

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Synopsis

107 patients with acute lateral ankle sprains (Grade II-III) were randomized to receive a semi-rigid polyester wrap or a modified adjustable and removable semi-rigid wrap known as a MOK-cast. The primary outcome of interest was the Karlsson Scoring Scale (KSS). Secondary outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), and patient satisfaction with the treatment and results. Foll...

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