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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Ankle Sprain
and you are
between 18 and 60
years old
-
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Acute, severe lateral ankle sprains are estimated to comprise between 3-5% of emergency department visits and are the most common musculoskeletal injury in the physically active population. Although the current accepted treatment of ankle sprains is to encourage early mobilization with functional rehabilitation, there is little high-quality evidence directing this clinical practice. This pilot study is to: - provide quantitative data for estimation of mean outcome scores and standard deviations to allow subsequent sample size calculations - evaluate the feasibility of the proposed study design - assess patient enrollment issues specific to randomization into an active rehabilitation program compared to below knee immobilization.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Below knee plaster casting
  • Procedure: Functional rehabilitation

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01446341. The sponsor of the trial is University of British Columbia and it is looking for 100 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Pilot Study Towards a Randomized Clinical Trial of Cast Immobilization Versus Functional Therapy for Acute, Severe Lateral Ankle Sprains