This course will solidify basic concepts of foot function and how the interactions of ankle, rearfoot and forefoot produce a normal gait pattern. This understanding will allow you to quickly assess the foot and determine where is the most likely pain culprit? This is the starting point for determining the proper treatment strategies in more complex situations. 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 February 28, 2020
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; ME/2.0; MI/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; NV/0.2; 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; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify subtalar joint neutral position in prone and standing.
- Participants will be able to assess gait and identify if rearfoot has normal motion and timing during the stance phase.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two aspects of normal foot motion during the stance phase of gait.
- Participants will be able to describe how the 1st Ray position and mobility can affect gait pattern.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three treatment strategies based on foot findings.
|0-15 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Normal and abnormal gait mechanics|
|30-45 Minutes||Assessing the rearfoot/subtalar joint|
|45-60 Minutes||Assessing the forefoot|
|60-75 Minutes||Assessing the 1st ray|
|75-90 Minutes||Assessing the midfoot/midtarsal joints|
|90-105 Minutes||Assessing if mobility or stability problem|
|105-115 Minutes||Potential treatments|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Paul Drumheller, MPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Paul has been the owner and practicing PT at 3Dimensional PT & Sports Conditioning in Tacoma, WA since 2003 where he specializes in the lower extremity and foot & ankle. He is Board Certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic and Sports. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Paul is the owner and speaker for the updated continuing education courses “When the Feet Hit the Ground…Everything Changes” and “When the Feet Hit the Ground…Running.”
He has lectured locally and nationally, including APTA’s Combined Sections Meetings, on several orthopedic and sports related topics including youth athlete development, rotational athletes, running injuries, ACL prevention and treatment, and training for sprinters. He co-developed and produced an instructional DVD titled Exercises for Runners which is geared for PTs and other medical professionals.
Paul enjoys treating the foot and ankle because there are so many variables to consider as each patient can have unique differences and challenges
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