This course will provide education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants regarding the examination and treatment of patients with foot/ankle injuries. Specific details will be provided regarding the assessment of the Subtalar, Midtarsal and Talocrural joints. Specific concepts presented and demonstrated include Midtarsal joint mobility and lock-up, forefoot equinus assessment and treatment as well as the relationship between the talocrural, subtalar, and Midtarsal joints. Videos will be used to demonstrate assessment techniques. Treatment interventions will be presented, including manual techniques. The goal is for the participants to gain new information for their foot/ankle practice and understand how to utilize new techniques and a more detailed approach to foot/ankle assessment and treatment.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Megan Advani, PT, DPT, MPT, CMP
Megan earned her Master of Physical Therapy degree from East Carolina University in 1999 and her post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, SHRP in 2006. Megan has worked as a clinician in outpatient orthopedics for the past 23 years. She has been an Outpatient Rehab Manager for the past 7 years. Megan previously worked as an adjunct faculty lab instructor at UMDNJ-Newark for the Musculoskeletal PT classes. Megan has extensive experience in treating runners, dancers, and patients with foot/ankle injuries. She started a runner’s rehab program in 2018, which includes the evaluation and treatment of patients with running-related injuries as well as gait/running video analysis. Megan created Runners Rehab Seminars in 2022.
Member Price (APTA username and password): $40.00
Nonmember Price: $65.00