Kinesiotaping vs elastic bandage in acute ankle sprains in emergency department: A randomized, controlled, clinical trial. -

  title={Kinesiotaping vs elastic bandage in acute ankle sprains in emergency department: A randomized, controlled, clinical trial. -},
  author={Yahya Ayhan Acar and Banu Karakus Yilmaz and Murat Karadeniz and Erdem Cevik and Ozlem Uzun and Orhan Çınar},
  journal={Gulhane Medical Journal},
SUMMARY Compression is the standard of care of stable acute ankle sprains in emergency department. [] Key Method We conducted a single-center, prospective, randomized controlled clinical trial. Patients with acute ankle sprain were randomized into two groups either elastic bandage (n=35) or kinesiotaping (n=38). Karlsson scores, pain scores, ankle girth and additional analgesic needed were compared in 0, 3, 7, and 28 days. There was not any significant difference between two groups in all parameters. In…

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