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Volume:10 Issue:1 Number:14 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12885
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Similar Outcomes with Addition of Neurocryostimulation vs. Ice to Rehab for Lateral Ankle Sprains


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OrthoEvidence. Similar Outcomes with Addition of Neurocryostimulation vs. Ice to Rehab for Lateral Ankle Sprains. ACE Report. 2021;10(1):14. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12885

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

Should ice application be replaced with neurocryostimulation for the treatment of acute lateral ankle sprains? A randomized clinical trial.

J Foot Ankle Res. 2020 Dec 1;13(1):69.

Contributing Authors: J Tittley LJ Hébert JS Roy

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Synopsis

Forty-two patients with moderate-high grade lateral ankle sprains occurring in the last 72 hours before recruitment were randomized to undergo a standard rehabilitation program of 4 weeks with the addition of applying either neurocryostimulation (NCS; n=21) or ice (n=21). The primary outcome of interest was functional capacity via the Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS). Secondary outcomes of ...

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