Helene is an experienced physiotherapist and lecturer who specialises in the ankle-foot complex
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Plantar heel pain is a very common musculoskeletal condition, and it is often misdiagnosed as plantar fasciitis. The cause of plantar heel pain varies, and there are a number of risk factors that can contribute to overloading this area. To manage plantar heel pain, we need to consider the differential diagnosis and address all the associated factors. In this course, you will learn from an experienced clinician about plantar heel pain risk factors and how to implement effective evidence-based management.
This course aims to introduce the learner to the causes, risk factors and management strategies of plantar heel pain.
This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions 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.