It may be easy to identify an asymmetry or listen to pain complaints but knowing what is the most effective treatment is another story. This course will give you evidence based options to treat foot and ankle pathologies. 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 5, 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; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; 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; NJ/2.0; NM/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 identify at least two factors of why raising the big toe during stretching to improve ankle dorsiflexion is effective.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three proper taping techniques to treat someone who has a pronated foot.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three effective exercises to treat someone who has a pronated foot.
- Participants will be able to discuss at least two strategies on how a custom orthotic can be effective for treating foot pain.
- Participants will be able to summarize at least two factors of how proximal strengthening exercises can affect the function of the foot.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Quick Review of Normal and abnormal gait mechanics|
|30-45 Minutes||Assessing if mobility or stability problem|
|45-60 Minutes||Treatment options with stretches|
|60-75 Minutes||Treatment options with exercises|
|75-90 Minutes||Treatment options with foot tapings|
|90-105 Minutes||Treatment options with proper shoes|
|105-115 Minutes||Treatment options with use of orthotics|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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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