Achilles Tendon Rupture Management

Online Course: Achilles Tendon Rupture Management

How to use a conservative approach to treat achilles tendon rupture

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Presented by:

Helene Simpson

Experienced Physiotherapist and lecturer in treating the ankle-foot complex

1-1.5 hours
Duration
159
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Introduction

Traditionally, operative treatment has been the gold standard for the management of Achilles Tendon rupture. However, over the last decade a significant body of evidence has highlighted successful outcomes with conservative management. In this course, you will learn about the inclusion and exclusion criteria of operative and conservative management and the important stages of managing Achilles Tendon rupture conservatively.

Aims

The course aims to discuss the conservative management of Achilles Tendon rupture with an emphasis on early rehabilitation treatment.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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