Lateral Ankle Injury Assessment

Lateral Ankle Injury Assessment

A checklist for the subjective and objective assessment of the ankle
Really a great course. I would recommend this course and all of the courses of Physiopedia to anyone wanting to deepen their knowledge of managing pain and dysfunction.
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Introduction

Lateral ankle sprains have a high rate of recurrence and a tendency to develop into chronic instability. There are a set of factors that can be used to determine the likelihood of progressing into chronicity and assessing these factors can help to predict and prevent this.

Aims

In this course, you will explore the contributing factors to chronic ankle instability and the components of the assessment process.

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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