Traumeel vs. diclofenac for reducing pain and improving ankle mobility after acute ankle sprain: a multicentre, randomised, blinded, controlled and non-inferiority trial.
Bottom Line: Mann-Whitney effect sizes and lower bound confidence intervals demonstrated non-inferiority of Traumeel vs. diclofenac for reducing pain and functional improvement.Treatments were equally well tolerated.T-O and T-G decreased pain and improved joint function to the same extent as D-G in acute ankle sprain, and were well tolerated.
Affiliation: MEDYR Clinic, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Madrid, Spain.Show MeSH
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Mentions: Of the 449 individuals enrolled into the study (i.e. 299 participants in Stage I and 150 in Stage II), all were randomised to treatment (Figure1). Two participants in the T-G group did not receive treatment; they withdrew their consent for participation in the trial after randomisation and before receiving the first medication dose. Stages I and II participants in each treatment group were combined for the analyses.
Affiliation: MEDYR Clinic, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Madrid, Spain.