Balance Training for Ankle Injury

Center for Brain Research and Rehabilitation, Norfolk, VA
Ankle InjuryBalance training - Behavioral
18 - 40
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is about finding better ways to treat ankle sprains that can cause chronic ankle instability, leading to reduced balance and neuromuscular dysfunction. Balance training programs are being tested to see if they can restore the central nervous system and improve balance.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

5 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 year

1 year
Active Motor Threshold
Balance function
Corticosilent Period
Motor Evoked Potential
Spinal Reflexive Excitability Modulation

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
Balance Training
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

30 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Balance Training · No Placebo Group · N/A

Balance Training
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Balance training · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ControlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Balance training
Completed Phase 1

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year

Who is running the clinical trial?

Old Dominion UniversityLead Sponsor
18 Previous Clinical Trials
15,001 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 40 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have experienced your ankle giving way or feeling unstable, or have had repeated ankle sprains at least two times in the six months before enrolling in the study.
You have had a serious ankle sprain with pain and swelling in the past year, and the most recent one occurred at least 3 months ago.
You have a history of ankle instability and have scored high on specific assessments for it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are any octogenarians being accepted into the trial?

"The age criteria for this trial requires participants to be of adult age yet younger than 40 years." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

On what basis can individuals be admitted to this experiment?

"Eligibility for this clinical trial involves having an ankle sprain and being within the ages of 18 to 40. Around 30 participants are planned for recruitment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are any enrollment opportunities for participants still available in this research project?

"According to the website, this investigation is presently enrolling patients; it was initially publicized on December 6th 2022 and most recently edited on December 14th of that same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many individuals have been enrolled into this research endeavor?

"Affirmative, the information found on shows that this medical experiment is presently recruiting participants. It was initially posted on December 6th 2022 and it has been modified as recently as December 14th 2022. 30 patients are sought to join at a single site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.