Helene is an experienced physiotherapist and lecturer who specialises in the ankle-foot complex
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There are an incredible number of protocols for managing ankle fractures. However, two main management trends exist: a traditional approach with incremental weight bearing after 6 weeks; and an early mobilisation approach. Each protocol has different outcomes. This course discusses the differences between these protocols, but focuses on early mobilisation. It also provides some practical tips for patient management.
This course aims to discuss effective treatment options for ankle fractures.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
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.