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Carolina Ramirez ; Diana M. Camargo ; Tania F. Salvini ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2010, 14 3

Author: Maria Cristina Sandoval

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Sandoval, Maria Cristina; Ramirez, Carolina; Camargo, Diana M.; Salvini, Tania F. Effect of high-voltage pulsed current plus conventional treatment on acute ankle sprain Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
14, núm.
3, mayo-junio, 2010, pp.
193-199 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235016575011 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 Original Article Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
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193-9, May-june 2010 Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia © Effect of high-voltage pulsed current plus conventional treatment on acute ankle sprain Efeito da adição da estimulação de alta voltagem ao tratamento convencional do entorse de tornozelo numa etapa aguda Maria Cristina Sandoval1, Carolina Ramirez1, Diana M.
Camargo1, Tania F.
Salvini2 Abstract Background: The effectiveness of high-voltage pulsed current (HVPC) treatments in humans as a means of controlling edema and posttraumatic pain has not yet been established.
Objective: To analyze the effects of HVPC plus conventional treatment on lateral ankle sprains.
Methods: This was a randomized, controlled, double-blind clinical trial with three intervention groups: CG (control group with conventional treatment); HVPC(-) group (conventional treatment plus negative polarity HVPC); HVPC( ) group (conventional treatment plus positive polarity HVPC).
Twenty-eight participants with lateral ankle sprain (2 to 96h post-trauma) were evaluated.
Conventional treatment consisted of cryotherapy (20min) plus ...





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