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Clinical Corner: Treating Plantar Fasciitis and Its Mimickers

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This course is eligible for 1 CEU.

This 1-hr recorded course is designed for clinicians to enhance their understanding of plantar fasciitis, including screening, differential diagnosis, assessment, and management. There will be a short lecture reviewing clinical definition and presentation, pertinent anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, examination, and overall management, followed by a treatment demonstration utilizing IASTM.

Plantar fasciitis is a common orthopedic diagnosis that can cause significant disability.  Understanding the patho and arthrokinematics, assessment, differential diagnosis, and effective treatment of this challenging diagnosis will help the allied health professional initiate appropriate and effective evidence-based interventions. 

Presenter: Laura Ramus, PT, ATC

Laura Ramus is a physical therapist and athletic trainer with over 30 years of experience in sports and orthopedics.  She currently serves as the Medical Director for the WNBA Las Vegas Aces.

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This 1-hr livestream webinar (and then on-demand, recording) is designed for clinicians to enhance their understanding of plantar fasciitis, including screening, differential diagnosis, assessment, and management. There will be a short lecture reviewing clinical definition and presentation, pertinent anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, examination, and overall management, followed by a treatment demonstration utilizing IASTM. There will be an opportunity for Q & A and discussion following the presentation.

  • Describe the anatomy and biomechanics of the foot and ankle relative to plantar fascia.
  • Distinguish between normal and abnormal lower quarter biomechanics and their effects on the plantar fascia.
  • Discuss biomechanical exam findings of the lower quarter and utilize the information to design an appropriate treatment plan including application of Manual Therapy and IASTM.
  • Implement an evidence-based exercise program to address selected lower leg, foot and ankle pathology.

Athletic Trainers

  • HawkGrips (P8834) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 hours of Category A CEs. ATCs are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent in educational programming.

Chiropractors

  • HawkGrips is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards to offer continuing education for Chiropractors. This program is eligible for 1 CE Hours. Please visit the following link for a list of states that current accept PACE courses: https://pacex.fclb.org/pages/BoardRequirements.php

Massage Therapists

  • This course is not pre-approved for massage therapists.

Occupational Therapists

  • This course is currently not pre-approved for CEUs for Occupational Therapists in any states. Some states do not require pre-approval. Licensees can check with their individual state boards on CEU eligibility requirements. Contact education@hawkgrips.com with questions on whether or not your state needs pre-approval, if you can self-submit, or any other questions.

Physical Therapists

  • This course is offered for up to 1 CEUs for PTs/PTAs in the following states: https://www.redefinehealthed.com/ceuinfo
  • This course is subcontracted to Redefine Health Education. RHE is a registered CE approval agency of the PT Board of California, a rule-approved CE provider of the PT Board of Florida (#50-32784), a licensed CE sponsor of physical therapy continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR #216.000360), an approved continuing competence provider by the APTA North Carolina (#22-0729-033), an approved CE provider of the PT Board of New Mexico, and an approved CE provider of the PT Board of Oklahoma (#BAP202310010) and recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved sponsor of PT/PTA continuing education. In addition to the aforementioned jurisdictions, courses approved by other state boards & APTA chapters will be accepted for licensure credit in all the jurisdictions listed on this webpage, pursuant to regulation: www.redefinehealthed.com/ceuinfo. If you have a specific question about CE credit for this course in your state, please direct your inquiry including the course title in which you are interested, to info@redefinehealthed.com

*If you are a Florida licensee, this is the CE Broker approval # for this course is Live = 20-1096824 , On-Demand = 20-1096826

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