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The ANKLE TRIAL (ANKLE treatment after injuries of the ankle ligaments): what is the benefit of external support devices in the functional treatment of acute ankle sprain? : a randomised controlled…

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, February 2012
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Title
The ANKLE TRIAL (ANKLE treatment after injuries of the ankle ligaments): what is the benefit of external support devices in the functional treatment of acute ankle sprain? : a randomised controlled trial
Published in
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, February 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2474-13-21
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Authors

Suzanne Witjes, Femke Gresnigt, Michel PJ van den Bekerom, Jan G Olsman, Niek C van Dijk

Abstract

Acute lateral ankle ligament injuries are very common problems in present health care. Still there is no hard evidence about which treatment strategy is superior. Current evidence supports the view that a functional treatment strategy is preferable, but insufficient data are present to prove the benefit of external support devices in these types of treatment. The hypothesis of our study is that external ankle support devices will not result in better outcome in the treatment of acute ankle sprains, compared to a purely functional treatment strategy. Overall objective is to compare the results of three different strategies of functional treatment for acute ankle sprain, especially to determine the advantages of external support devices in addition to functional treatment strategy, based on balance and coordination exercises.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Greece 1 <1%
Unknown 166 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 47 28%
Student > Master 27 16%
Researcher 15 9%
Student > Postgraduate 12 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 7%
Other 24 14%
Unknown 33 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 72 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 24 14%
Sports and Recreations 17 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 3%
Computer Science 3 2%
Other 10 6%
Unknown 38 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 November 2012.
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#3,344,801
of 12,373,620 outputs
Outputs from BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
#767
of 2,454 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#29,739
of 116,982 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
#6
of 21 outputs
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