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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:85 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8724
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

AAOS 2016: Hinged knee brace does not influence recovery after MCL injury

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2016: Hinged knee brace does not influence recovery after MCL injury . ACE Report. 2016;5(3):85. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8724

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Does the Use of a Hinged Knee Brace Influence Recovery After a MCL Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: LA Kashif Khan JF Keating

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


82 patients with medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries were randomized to management using a hinged brace mobilization or unprotected mobilization. The objective of this trial was to evaluate the effect of hinged bracing on functional outcomes and time to return to work, running and full sport. The results of this trial demonstrated no significant differences in the International Knee Document...

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