Helene is an experienced physiotherapist and lecturer who specialises in the ankle-foot complex
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Functional assessment is when clinicians bring together their knowledge of foot and ankle anatomy with the history of a patient's injury: the type, the extent and the mechanism. The end result is a framework that contains a timeline for treatment, a list of further referrals if needed, a treatment plan and a treatment strategy. However, a detailed examination is key to a successful treatment.
This course aims to provide clinicians with foot and ankle assessment tools to develop successful treatment strategies.
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.