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

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01995318
First Posted: November 26, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 3, 2015
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Collaborator:
Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
YAHYA AYHAN ACAR, Etimesgut Military Hospital
  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 (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Kinesiotaping in the Treatment of Acute Ankle Sprains

Further study details as provided by YAHYA AYHAN ACAR, Etimesgut Military Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Karlsson score enhancement [ Time Frame: 0-3-7 and 28 days after injury ]

Enrollment: 73
Study Start Date: July 2013
Study Completion Date: November 2013
Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (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.

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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01995318


Locations
Turkey
Bagcilar Education and Training Hospital
İstanbul, Turkey
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

Responsible Party: YAHYA AYHAN ACAR, MD., Etimesgut Military Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01995318     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: YAcar - 1
EtimesgutMH0001 ( Other Identifier: EtimesgutMH0001 )
First Submitted: November 20, 2013
First Posted: November 26, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 3, 2015
Last Verified: November 2013

Keywords provided by YAHYA AYHAN ACAR, Etimesgut Military Hospital:
Kinesiotaping

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