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Title: Help patients prevent repeat ankle injury
Author: Hayman, Jacob; Prasad, Shailendra; Stulberg, Debra; Hickner, John
Keywords: ankle sprain
chronic pain
injury prevention
Date: 2010-01
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 59(1) 2010: 32-34.
Abstract: Advise patients being treated for ankle sprain that reinjury—which is especially common during the first year—can result in chronic pain or disability, and that a home-based proprioceptive training program has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of recurrent sprain. Strength of recommendation: A: Based on a high-quality randomized controlled trial (RCT).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5449

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