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Table. 7.

Table. 7.

Treatment plans and expected rehabilitation period for ankle sprain (N=244)

Treatment plansRehabilitation period


Interval between treatments (day)Total number of treatments (session)Required period to return to daily life (day)Required period to return to play (day)




Hospital (n=46)Private clinic (n=169)Others (n=29)Hospital (n=46)Private clinic (n=169)Others (n=29)Hospital (n=46)Private clinic (n=169)Others (n=29)Hospital (n=46)Private clinic (n=169)Others (n=29)
Grade 12 [2, 3]1* [1, 2]2 [2, 2]5 [3.5, 6.5]5 [3, 7]5 [4, 6]7 [6.5, 14]7 [7, 14]10 [7, 14]20 [14, 21]14 [14, 21]19 [14, 28]
Grade 22 [1, 2]1 [1, 2]2 [1, 2]10 [9.5, 14]10 [7, 14]10 [9, 14]15 [14, 21]14 [10, 21]15 [14, 21]30 [21, 34]28 [21, 31]30 [30, 42]
Grade 31.5 [1, 2]1 [1, 2]2 [1, 2]22 [15, 30]20 [10, 30]20 [14, 24]30 [21.5, 44.5]28 [20, 37.5]30 [21, 40]60 [42.5, 90]50 [30, 65]60 [45, 90]

p=0.000;

p=0.001.

Korean J Acupunct 2018;35:174-86 https://doi.org/10.14406/acu.2018.024
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