Significant Ankle Ligament Injury


This is a study looking at incidence and risk factors for poor ankle functional recovery, and the development and progression of post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis after significant ankle ligament injury.

Trial Design

Longitudinal prospective cohort questionnaire study

Eligibility criteria

Patients of 18 yrs and older, with isolated ankle injuries, who meet the Ottawa Ankle Rules positive (OAR+) criteria (Buffalo modification), but are negative for a significant ankle fracture on subsequent x-ray, will be included in the study.

Status: closed

Start Date

August 2016

Coordinated by

Alison Williams

Main Trial Site

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

End date

January 2020