ChiroACCESS Clinical Review



Lateral Ankle Sprain: Prevention

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Lead Author(s): 

Dwain M. Daniel, D.C.

  

How this evidence was rated:

Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy (SORT)



Published on

April 29, 2008

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Although lateral ankle sprain (LAS) is considered one, if not the most, common sports injury, a very conflicting body of evidence exists as to risk factors. Recurring themes of many studies are statements such as "our findings disagree with previous studies". It seemed in preparation of this review unless a risk factor had been only reported in one study; there was a different assessment in another.

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