Chronic Ankle Instability and Proprioception

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 29, 2007
Last Update Posted : May 3, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Logan College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this investigation is to determine the effects of chronic ankle instability on cervical spine and knee proprioception as measured using joint position sense to investigate whether correlation can be drawn between the two.

Condition or disease
Chronic Ankle Sprains

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Ankle Instability on Cervical Proprioception
Study Start Date : August 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Balance Problems

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. joint repositioning error [ Time Frame: 1 week ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Cohort of college aged students with a history of ankle sprains.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of ankle instability
  • Ages 20-65 yoa Exclusion Criteria: - Recent surgery, have any unstable or fused joints of the cervical spine.
  • Medications, prescription or herbal muscle stimulants, relaxants.
  • Any previ

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00494403

United States, Missouri
Logan University, College of Chiropractic
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63017-
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic

Responsible Party: Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Assistant Professor, Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier: NCT00494403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0615070095
First Posted: June 29, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Keywords provided by Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Logan College of Chiropractic:
sprain proprioception

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