Ankle injuries are considered to be the most common sport injury. Some deleterious effects include high recurrence rates, chronic instability, increased risk of osteoarthritis, and decreased future physical activity level. he instructor will provide an overarching review of the literature as it pertains to ankle sprain and foot injury rehabilitation. Sports medicine professionals will be able to develop a well-established evidence-based plan for acute ankle sprain injuries, including the components of evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, return to play decision making, and prevention, to reduce long-term negative effects from this common sports related injury.
|Contact Hours: 2||
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- What is evidence-based practice?
- PICOT Question
- Risk factors
- Anatomy Review
- Lateral ankle sprains
- Syndesmosis ankle sprains
- Proper management
- Prevention of ankle injuries
- Evaluation of ankle injuries
- Ottawa Ankle rules
- Rehab vs. immobilization
- Manual therapy
- Functional exercises
- Core exercises
- Return to running
- Return to Play (Subjective Scores)
- Sports Ankle Rating Scale
- Cumberland Ankle Instability Tool
- Functional test
- Functional rehab program
- Overview of rehab techniques
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on incorporating a multidimensional plan to assess readiness for return to sport that should include patient subjective scores and functional performance test in addition to the more common objective measures.
- Identify the incidence and prevalence of ankle sprains in competitive athletes leading to the significant need for proper management.
- Recognize various types of common ankle sprains in an athletic population.
- Identify appropriate exercises to implement throughout the rehabilitation process to manage these injuries.
- Recognize return to play plan for competitive athletes to allow for safe and effective participation.
- List various functional test and measures used to assess readiness for return to play and reduction in recurrence.
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Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial – J.D. Boudreaux is employed by a private outpatient sports medicine clinic and receives a salary. He receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service