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The Effect of Kinesio Taping on Ankle Proprioception

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00932230
First Posted: July 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Logan College of Chiropractic
  Purpose
This study examines the effect of kinesiology tape on proprioception and postural control in subjects with sub-acute and chronic ankle sprains/strain.

Condition Intervention
Sprains and Strains Other: KinesioTape

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Kinesio Taping on Ankle Proprioception

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Further study details as provided by Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Logan College of Chiropractic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Joint Position sense testing and postural control (sway velocity center of pressure) [ Time Frame: Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 of Study ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • VAS [ Time Frame: Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 of Study ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group 1
An elastic tape that will be placed on subject's ankles to determine whether ankle proprioception is improved
Other: KinesioTape
An elastic tape that will be placed on subject's ankles to determine whether ankle proprioception is improved

Detailed Description:
The a priori hypothesis of this study is that proprioception (knee repositioning error) and balance (sway velocity and center of pressure) will improve significantly after intervention (Kinesiotape) in participants with a history of acute or chronic ankle sprains/strains.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Logan student, staff, or faculty
  • Between the ages of 20 and 65
  • Previous history of ankle instability/sprains
  • A score of 6 out of 10 questions answered yes on the Functional Ankle Instability form will qualify the candidate
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00932230


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

Responsible Party: Dennis Enix, DC, MBA, Assistant Professor, Logan College of Chiropractic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00932230     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0206090175
391
First Submitted: July 1, 2009
First Posted: July 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sprains and Strains
Wounds and Injuries