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'Perspectives in the Management of Foot and Ankle Pathology'

Saturday, 21 April, 2018

Jay Hertel, Ph.D., and other speakers will present, “Perspectives in the Management of Foot and Ankle Pathology,” from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, in the auditorium of the Allied Health Professions Building.

Interventions for foot and ankle pathology evolve over time. Keeping current with the latest techniques is sometimes difficult. What works? Does it work for everyone? How can I select the best intervention for my patient? The four-hour workshop is a continuing education opportunity that includes:

  • “Impairment-Based Rehabilitation for Lateral Ankle Instability,” Jay Hertel, Ph.D.
  • “The Foot Core: Clinical Importance of the Intrinsic Foot Muscles,” Jay Hertel, Ph.D.
  • “Selecting the Right PRO for Your Practice,” Randy Richter, Ph.D.
  • “Management of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction,” Ann Hayes
  • “The Role of Muscle Imbalance in MTSS-Soft Tissue,” Kitty Newsham, Ph.D.

Saint Louis University’s Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training (BOC AP# P3877) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.

This program is eligible for a maximum of four (4) EBP Category hours/CEUs.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine Continuing Education Program is a continuing education sponsor for the State of Illinois to provide Physical Therapy and Occupation Therapy CE courses. State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License # 216-000085, expiration date of Sept. 30, 2018. CE Contact hours: 4.0

The session’s education objectives are:

  • Explain the impairment-based rehabilitation framework relative to lateral ankle instability.
  • Develop rehabilitation progressions for intrinsic foot muscles.
  • Describe effective intervention for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction.
  • Explain the role of muscle balance in management of MTSS-soft tissue.
  • Identify appropriate patient reported outcome measures for your practice.

The session’s regular registration fee is $75. Registration and payment information available through SLU Marketplace. If paying by check, contact Kitty Newsham.

A full refund of the conference registration fees will be made for requests received by Thursday, April 19. No refunds will be processed after April 19, 2018. In the event a program is cancelled, participants are entitled to a full refund. All refund requests must be sent in writing (postal or email) to, and received by Kitty Newsham at Saint Louis University, 3437 Caroline Mall, St Louis, MO 63104 or by email.

Refunds approved by April 19, 2018, will be issued to the original payer in the same amount as the payment received.