Volume Decreases After Elevation and Intermittent Compression of Postacute Ankle Sprains Are Negated by Gravity-Dependent Positioning.

@article{Tsang2003VolumeDA,
  title={Volume Decreases After Elevation and Intermittent Compression of Postacute Ankle Sprains Are Negated by Gravity-Dependent Positioning.},
  author={Kavin K.W. Tsang and Jay Hertel and Craig R. Denegar},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          320-324
        }
}
OBJECTIVE: Elevation and intermittent compression are routinely prescribed after soft tissue injury. Individuals must, however, resume activity in an upright position. The effect of gravity-dependent positioning after elevation and intermittent compression has not been extensively examined. Our purpose was to examine the effects of gravity-dependent positioning after elevation and intermittent compression on the volume of injured ankles. DESIGN AND SETTING: Ankle-injured subjects were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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