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Functional Outcomes and Psychological Benefits of Active Video Games in the Rehabilitation of Lateral Ankle Sprains: A Case Report

Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Nathan Maresh, and Jennifer Earl-Boehm

Lateral ankle sprains (LASs) are among the most common injuries encountered during sport and exercise participation. 1 – 3 Typically, a consequence of either extrinsic (eg, direct blow to the ankle or landing on an opponent’s foot) or intrinsic (eg, proprioception deficits, mechanical laxity, or a

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Acute and Overuse, Time-Loss and Non-Time-Loss Lateral Ankle Sprains and Health Care Utilization in Collegiate Student-Athletes

Cathleen N. Brown, Viktor E. Bovbjerg, Michael T. Soucy, SeokJae Choe, Michael Fredericson, and Janet E. Simon

Lateral ankle sprains are among the most common sports-related injury, 1 including in collegiate athletes. 2 , 3 Lateral ankle sprains are associated with numerous negative outcomes, including increased risk of subsequent sprain 4 and posttraumatic osteoarthritis, 5 as well as decreased quality

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Residual Impairments and Activity Limitations at Return to Play from a Lateral Ankle Sprain

Ryan McCann, Kyle Kosik, Masafumi Terada, and Phillip Gribble

Key Points • Patients with a lateral ankle sprain often sustain recurrent injuries after return to play. • Impairments and activity limitation persist beyond return to play from a lateral ankle sprain. • It remains unknown how these outcomes contribute to recurrent lateral ankle sprains. Athletic

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Assessment of Ankle Joint Laxity After an Acute Lateral Ankle Sprain: An Exploration Clinical CASE Series

Gabrielle Stubblefield, Jeffrey Tilly, and Kathy Liu

Key Points ▸ Changes in joint laxity across the six patients followed occurred throughout the acute and subacute stages after a no time lost (NTL) lateral ankle sprain when compared to a preinjury baseline assessment. ▸ Increased joint laxity was noted in all patients after NTL ankle sprains

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The Effectiveness of Deep Oscillation Therapy on Reducing Swelling and Pain in Athletes With Acute Lateral Ankle Sprains

Matt Hausmann, Jacob Ober, and Adam S. Lepley

ankle sprains. However, very little evidence has been produced regarding the clinical effectiveness of deep oscillation therapy, limiting its application in therapeutic rehabilitation of acute lateral ankle sprains. Clinical Question Is deep oscillation therapy effective in reducing pain and swelling in

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Evidence for Rehabilitation Interventions After Acute Lateral Ankle Sprains in Athletes: A Scoping Review

Eugene Tee, Jack Melbourne, Larissa Sattler, and Wayne Hing

lateral ankle sprain (LAS), this can often result in lost playing time, decreased athletic performance and, if treated poorly, chronic ankle issues, such as instability. 4 In addition, LAS presents a significant economic burden when medical costs and leave from work are taken into consideration. 5 The

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Rural Secondary School Athletic Trainers’ Recognition and Management of Acute Lateral Ankle Sprains: A Retrospective Chart Review

Robert Vallandingham, Zachary Winkelmann, Lindsey Eberman, and Kenneth Games

practice recommendations for the prevention and management of ankle sprains. 6 The recommendations in the position statement gather the best evidence available for clinicians to prevent and manage a lateral ankle sprain (LAS). Due to the fact that up to 70% of patients report residual effects following a

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Lower-Extremity Kinematics During Ankle Inversion Perturbations: A Novel Experimental Protocol That Simulates an Unexpected Lateral Ankle Sprain Mechanism

Jeffrey D. Simpson, Ethan M. Stewart, Anastasia M. Mosby, David M. Macias, Harish Chander, and Adam C. Knight

Lateral ankle sprains (LASs), which damage the lateral ankle ligaments, are a common orthopedic injury. 1 This injury results from excessive subtalar inversion or a combination of subtalar inversion, internal rotation, and talocrural plantar flexion about an externally rotated distal tibia during

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Fibular Glide Mobilization With Movement for the Treatment of Acute Lateral Ankle Sprains: A Critically Appraised Topic

Robert J. Bonser, Bethany L. Hansberger, Rick A. Loutsch, Christy L. Gendron, and Russell T. Baker

-reported outcomes, time to discharge, and the fibular MWM technique. Clinical Scenario Acute lateral ankle sprains (LASs) are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries 1 and are a pathology frequently encountered by clinicians. 1 Suffering a LAS may lead to chronic pain complications 2 for patients, which

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Lack of Consensus on Return-to-Sport Criteria Following Lateral Ankle Sprain: A Systematic Review of Expert Opinions

Erik A. Wikstrom, Cole Mueller, and Mary Spencer Cain

Lateral ankle sprains (LAS) are the most common injuries in sport 1 – 4 and the military 5 , 6 and are extremely common among the general public. 7 In 2010, LAS resulted in excess of $1.1 billion in health care charges from emergency departments in the United States alone. 7 Despite this volume