Participants will be able to differentiate the most common conditions that contribute to lower extremity pain in runners. This course will highlight conditions caused by multiple systems and common orthopedic conditions that must be considered in runners using the evidence as our guide. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on June 25, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to differentiate between at least two systemic causes of pain that refer to the lower extremity in a runner
- Participants will be able to differentiate between at least three common musculoskeletal conditions that cause pain in a runner
- Participants will be able to identify the examination findings that suggest when it is appropriate to treat, when it is appropriate to refer the patient, and when it is appropriate to treat and refer the patient that presents with pain during running
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-60 Minutes||Assessment considerations of a runner|
|60-80 Minutes||Systemic conditions that refer to the lower extremity|
|80-115 Minutes||Orthopedic conditions of the lower extremity|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, NCS, SCS
John received his doctorate degree from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (2015) with a focus in Orthopaedic and Sports Science. John received a clinical doctorate and Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University. John is certified in orthopedics, neurologic, and sports by the ABPTS. John is a full-time faculty member at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. John practices at a pro bono clinic during the academic year and in an outpatient sports physical therapy clinic outside of the academic year.
Financial: John Heick has received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial: John Heick has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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