Table 1

 Length of time in pre-functional and functional rehabilitation as a function of nature, location, and diagnosis of injury

InjuryNo ofinjuriesTime in rehabilitation (days)
Pre-functionalFunctionalTotal
Values are mean (95% confidence interval).
*Numbers of injuries in individual categories are too small to provide meaningful values.
Nature
    Strain5710.3 (8.1 to 12.5)7.1 (5.2 to 9.0)17.3 (13.8 to 20.8)
    Sprain3615.0 (7.9 to 22.1)10.3 (6.7 to 14.9)25.3 (16.2 to 34.4)
    Haematoma183.7 (2.8 to 4.6)3.3 (2.2 to 4.4)7.0 (5.3 to 8.7)
    Other7***
Location
    Thigh378.4 (6.0 to 10.8)6.1 (3.8 to 8.4)14.6 (10.5 to 18.7)
    Ankle2614.2 (4.9 to 23.5)7.4 (4.8 to 10.0)21.6 (10.9 to 32.3)
    Lower leg1615.5 (6.2 to 24.8)7.9 (4.1 to 11.7)23.4 (12.8 to 34.0)
    Knee1217.6 (9.5 to 25.7)16.4 (8.0 to 24.8)34.0 (19.4 to 48.6)
    Groin114.6 (2.3 to 6.9)3.9 (2.7 to 5.1)8.5 (5.9 to 11.1)
    Other16***
Diagnosis
    Groin strain114.6 (2.3 to 6.9)3.9 (2.7 to 5.1)8.5 (5.9 to 11.1)
    Thigh strain2610.9 (7.9 to 13.9)7.5 (3.9 to 11.1)18.4 (13.1 to 23.7)
    Lower leg strain1112.3 (5.7 to 18.9)8.9 (3.5 to 14.3)21.2 (11.5 to 30.9)
    Knee sprain1017.8 (8.6 to 27.0)18.0 (8.4 to 27.6)35.8 (19.1 to 52.5)
    Ankle sprain219.4 (4.6 to 14.2)6.9 (3.9 to 9.9)16.2 (9.2 to 23.2)
All injuries11812.3 (9.4 to 15.2)7.8 (6.3 to 9.3)20.1 (16.3 to 23.9)