Fri, 18 March 2016
AJSM April 2016 Podcast: Recovery From a First-Time Lateral Ankle Sprain and Predictors of Chronic Ankle Instability: A Prospective Cohort Analysis
Impairments in motor control may predicate the paradigm of chronic ankle instability (CAI) that can develop in the year after an acute lateral ankle sprain (LAS) injury. No prospective analysis is currently available identifying the mechanisms by which these impairments develop and contribute to long-term outcome after LAS. This study found that an inability to complete jumping and landing tasks within 2 weeks of a first-time LAS and poorer dynamic postural control and lower self-reported function 6 months after a first-time LAS were predictive of eventual CAI outcome.
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