Helene is an experienced physiotherapist and lecturer who specialises in the ankle-foot complex
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Lisfranc injuries disrupt the metatarsal bones causing displacement. Direct or indirect trauma to the Lisfranc joint complex can cause joint dislocation, sprain, ligament rupture or fracture of the bones. It is important to be able to identify these injuries as the diagnosis is missed or delayed in 20 percent of cases. In this course, Helene Simpson discusses the diagnosis of Lisfranc injuries and conservative management options.
This course outlines Lisfranc injury mechanisms, the clinical presentation of Lisfranc injuries and options for their conservative management.
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.