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Effectiveness of Kinesiotaping in the Treatment of Acute Ankle Sprains (KINACAS)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified November 2013 by Etimesgut Military Hospital
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
YAHYA AYHAN ACAR, Etimesgut Military Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01995318
First received: November 20, 2013
Last updated: November 26, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
  Purpose

Study hypothesis: Kinesiotaping is effective in treatment of acute ankle sprains in emergency department. It enhances Karlsson score more than elastic bandage.


Condition Intervention
Sprain of Ankle
Other: Kinesiotaping

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Kinesiotaping in the Treatment of Acute Ankle Sprains

Further study details as provided by Etimesgut Military Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Karlsson score enhancement [ Time Frame: 0-3-7 and 28 days after injury ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: July 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Elastic bandage
Elastic bandage application as one of routine treatment choice of acute ankle sprains.
Kinesiotaping
Application of anti-edema kinesiotaping
Other: Kinesiotaping
Application of anti-edema type kinesiotaping to injured ankle.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients in isolated acute ankle sprains in emergency department.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Under 18 years
  2. Pregnancy
  3. Fracture
  4. 48 hours after injury
  5. Chronic ankle instability
  6. Nurologic deficit in lower extremity
  7. Multipl trauma patients
  8. Ankle, pelvis or knee surgery history
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01995318

Contacts
Contact: Yahya A ACAR, MD yahya_acar@yahoo.com
Contact: Banu KARAKUS, MD banukarakus@yahoo.com

Locations
Turkey
Bagcilar Education and Training Hospital Recruiting
İstanbul, Turkey
Contact: Banu Karakus, MD       banukarakus@yahoo.com   
Principal Investigator: Banu Karakus, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Etimesgut Military Hospital
Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Yahya A ACAR, MD Etimesgut Military Hospital Ankara/Turkey
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: YAHYA AYHAN ACAR, MD., Etimesgut Military Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01995318     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: YAcar - 1, EtimesgutMH0001
Study First Received: November 20, 2013
Last Updated: November 26, 2013
Health Authority: Turkey: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Etimesgut Military Hospital:
Kinesiotaping

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sprains and Strains
Ankle Injuries
Wounds and Injuries
Leg Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 16, 2014