presented by Alexis Wright
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Alexis Wright, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Dr. Alexis Wright is an Assistant Professor and the Assistant Chair in the Department of Physical Therapy, High Point University. Dr. Wright is a clinical researcher, educator, and practicing physical therapist whose passions include refining and improving the patient examination and treatment process used in everyday physical therapist practice. Dr. Wright received her BS in…Read full bio
1. Common Pathologies of the Foot and Ankle
Recognize the more prevalent foot and ankle-oriented pathologies seen in musculoskeletal practice. Distinguish the etiology behind each of the pathologies. Evaluate the treatment-oriented evidence behind each of the disease processes
2. Classification Systems of the Foot and Ankle
Recognize the proposed benefit to classifying foot and ankle disorders and treatments by similarity. Defend that classifications do not need to be mutually exclusive.
3. Interventions of the Foot and Ankle
Describe the clinical utility of concordant based interventions targeted to the primary impairment. Demonstrate foot and ankle oriented movement based techniques. Demonstrate foot and ankle specific stretching and strengthening techniques.
4. Adjunctive Interventions to Relieve Movement Issues at Adjacent Body Segments
Review the adjunctive techniques used to target the primary impairment and secondary contributors. Analyze the effectiveness of each technique for treatment within the classifications.
5. Interventions that Address Global Issues Pertinent to Conditions
Review and apply techniques used to target global conditional issues. Analyze the effectiveness of each technique for treatment within the classifications.