Compression bandage in the treatment of ankle sprains. A comparative prospective study.

@article{Linde1984CompressionBI,
  title={Compression bandage in the treatment of ankle sprains. A comparative prospective study.},
  author={Frank Linde and I. Hvass and U J{\"u}rgensen and Frank Madsen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={
          177-9
        }
}
The value of a compression bandage applied for 4 days following ankle sprains was assessed in a comparative study. The effect of the treatment was evaluated by changes in an inflammatory score based on a combination of subjective (pain, function) and objective (swelling, limitation of movement, pain on passive movement) factors. The study included two consecutive series each of 50 patients treated with a compression bandage, and untreated. There was no significant difference in the reduction of… CONTINUE READING

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