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The Effect of Hydrotherapy and Land-based Rehabilitation Program Combined With Ankle Taping in Athletes With Chronic Ankle Instability (CAI)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01298856
First Posted: February 18, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2011
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Collaborator:
Thammasat University
Information provided by:
Chulalongkorn University
  Purpose
There will be a difference in ankle functional ability between athletes with chronic ankle instability in the intervention group and in the control group.

Condition Intervention
Sports Rehabilitation Program Hydrotherapy Ankle Instability Procedure: hydrotherapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Hydrotherapy and Land-based Rehabilitation Program Combined With Ankle Taping on Ankle Functional Ability and Re-injury Rate in Athletes With Chronic Ankle Instability

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Further study details as provided by Chulalongkorn University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare the effect of ankle functional ability between the athletes with chronic ankle instability in the intervention group and the control group [ Time Frame: 18 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare the effect of active joint position sense, single limb balance, SF-36 and re-injury rate [ Time Frame: 18 months ]

    Parameters

    1. active joint position sense in ankle plantarflexion 30 degree and ankle inversion 15 degree
    2. single limb balance in standard deviation and Range
    3. SF-36 in 8 Items of questionnairs


Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2011
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: hydrotherapy
hydrotherapy and ankle taping and land based exercise
Procedure: hydrotherapy
hydrotherapy and ankle taping and land-based
Other Names:
  • ankle taping
  • land-based
Active Comparator: land-based
land-based and ankle taping program
Procedure: hydrotherapy
hydrotherapy and ankle taping and land-based
Other Names:
  • ankle taping
  • land-based

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • recurrent ankle sprain in one year
  • sustain at least one repeated injury or have the experience of ankle instability feelings or "giving way"
  • not undergoing formal or informal rehabilitation for the unstable ankle in the last three months
  • have residual symptoms after recurrent sprain of the ankle

Exclusion Criteria:

  • have the history of fracture or surgical procedures in the lower extremity
  • have the history of neurological disorders affecting the lower extremities vestibular dysfunction or balance disorder
  • allergic to the zinc oxide compound in the adhesive tape
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01298856


Locations
Thailand
Thammasat University
Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani, Thailand, 12121
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chulalongkorn University
Thammasat University
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01298856     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 014/52
First Submitted: January 8, 2011
First Posted: February 18, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by Chulalongkorn University:
hydrotherapy
chronic ankle instability
ankle taping

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Instability
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases


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