Do You Have A History of Ankle Sprains?

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Principal Investigator
Jay N Hertel
Jay Hertel
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Official Trial Title
Optimizing Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability Using Foot Intensive Rehabilitation
Study Description

The Department of Kinesiology seeks adults ages 18-44 with chronic ankle instability for a research study. The purpose of the study is to examine the effects of rehabilitation on short and long-term outcomes for people with chronic ankle instability

You may be eligible for this study if: you have not sustained an ankle sprain in the last four weeks, have not been diagnosed with any kind of neurological, vestibular, respiratory, or heart disorders, and are not pregnant.

Study involves a two-hour baseline session using ultrasound imaging and performing functional tasks. Thereafter are rehabilitation sessions, 2 visits per week for 6 weeks, each visit lasting one hour.

Study-related rehabilitation provided at no cost.


$50 for each follow-up session