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Avoid Overuse Foot & Ankle Injuries: Uncovering the Etiology & How to Treat It

If you work with athletes, then you know they are a high risk for developing overuse injuries to the foot and ankle. To help your patients avoid such injuries, learn from renowned therapist, speaker, and author Robert Donatelli, PT, PhD, as he uncovers the etiology of such injuries and shares his knowledge of how to treat them when they occur. Dr. Donatelli examines multiple lower extremity dysfunctions, including hip muscle weakness, patella tendinitis, Achilles tendinopathy, shin splints, soleus syndrome, iliotibial band friction syndrome, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, and abnormal foot mechanics.
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Faculty:
Robert Donatelli
Duration:
1 Hour 59 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jul 28, 2018

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If you work with athletes, then you know they are a high risk for developing overuse injuries to the foot and ankle. To help your patients avoid such injuries, learn from renowned therapist, speaker, and author Robert Donatelli, PT, PhD, as he uncovers the etiology of such injuries and shares his knowledge of how to treat them when they occur. Dr. Donatelli examines multiple lower extremity dysfunctions, including hip muscle weakness, patella tendinitis, Achilles tendinopathy, shin splints, soleus syndrome, iliotibial band friction syndrome, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, and abnormal foot mechanics.

This dynamic recording will give you proper evaluation methods and treatment techniques, such as foot orthotic interventions and the importance of eccentric strengthening to return athletes back to their sport.

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Evaluation and Treatment Techniques
  • Overuse injuries of the ankle, rearfoot, mid-foot, and forefoot
  • The function of the foot and ankle as a torque convertor
  • The function of the muscles within the foot and ankle
Eccentric Loading
  • Overuse injuries of the lower limb
  • Overuse and post-op case studies

Faculty

Avoid Overuse Foot & Ankle Injuries: Uncovering the Etiology & How to Treat It

Robert Donatelli, PhD, PT Related seminars and products: 5


Robert Donatelli, PhD, PT is the Director of Out Reach Sports Program in Las Vegas, NV where he works directly with the UNLV hockey team and is responsible for the development of a post-concussion program and assessment and treatment of injuries. During his career, he has worked with an impressive list of sports teams as well as professional and Olympic athletes including Andy Roddick, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Natalie Gublis, the Chinese Olympic Team, and most recently with Dan Uggla of the Washington Nationals. In addition to his accomplishments in the clinical arena, Dr. Donatelli has lectured both nationally and internationally as a keynote and has published over 30 articles in peer reviewed journals and published three textbooks; Physical Therapy of the Shoulder 5th EdOrthopedic Physical Therapy 4thed Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle 2nd Ed and Sports Specific Rehabilitation 1st.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Robert Donatelli is the director of Out Reach Sports Programs. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.