Tape, semi-rigid, and lace-up ankle support comparable for ankle ligament injury
Randomized comparison of tape versus semi-rigid and versus lace-up ankle support in the treatment of acute lateral ankle ligament injuryKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Apr;24(4):978-84.
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193 patients undergoing conservative functional treatment for lateral ankle ligament inversion injuries were randomized to one of the following three modes of therapy: (1) taping, (2) semi-rigid bracing, or (3) lace-up ankle support bracing. The purpose of this study was to determine if one of these treatments was associated with a greater clinical benefit in terms of ankle pain, function, daily a...
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