Ankle injuries are considered to be the most common sports injury. Some deleterious effects include high recurrence rates, chronic instability, increased risk of osteoarthritis, and decreased future physical activity level. The instructor will provide an overarching review of the literature as it pertains to ankle sprain and foot injury rehabilitation. An evidence-based plan for acute ankle sprain injuries, including the components of evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, return to play decision making, and prevention, to reduce long-term negative effects of this common sports-related injury is included.
Course created on September 30, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; 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; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the incidence and prevalence of ankle sprains in competitive athletes leading to the significant need for proper management.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare the differences between various types of common ankle sprains in an athletic population.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate exercises to implement throughout the rehabilitation process to manage these injuries.
- After this course, participants will be able to develop a return to play plan for competitive athletes to allow for safe and effective participation.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare various functional tests and measures used to assess readiness for return to play and reduction in recurrence.
|0-25 Minutes||What is evidence based practice? Statistics, PICOT question, Risk factors|
|25-40 Minutes||Anatomy review, Lateral ankle sprains, Syndesmosis ankle sprains, Proper management|
|40-85 Minutes||Prevention of ankle injuries, Evaluation of ankle injuries, Ottawa Ankle rules, Rehab vs. immobilization, Modalities, ROM, Strengthening, Proprioception, Gait, Manual therapy, Functional exercises, Core exercises, Return to running|
|85-100 Minutes||Return to play (subjective scores), LEFS Sports Ankle Rating Scale, Cumberland Ankle Instability Tool|
|100-120 Minutes||Functional test, Functional rehab program, Overview of rehab techniques, Summary/Conclusions, Q&A|
EdD, PT, LAT, ATC, SCS
J.D. Boudreaux received a Bachelor of Science degree from McNeese State University in 2003 as well as a Masters of Physical Therapy from LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 2005. In August of 2003, he became nationally certified as an athletic trainer and obtained his Sports Certified Specialist certification through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2011. He completed his EdD degree from the University of Louisiana Monroe in Curriculum and Instruction in the Fall of 2018. He has over ten years of experience as a dual credentialed sports medicine professional. He has spent seven years managing acute athletic injuries and directing the post-surgical rehabilitation of high-level athletes at the collegiate level.
Furthermore, he has served as a visiting lecturer and clinical preceptor for an ATEP program. Currently, he is employed as a Director of Sports Medicine for an outreach program in south Louisiana and works within a private outpatient sports medicine clinic delivering care in conjunction with other medical professionals to a variety of individuals, including high school and collegiate athletes.
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