Online Course
The Journey to Recovery after Major Ankle Surgery Webinar
Deepen your understanding of a patient's rehabilitation journey following major ankle surgery

1 hour





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Helene Simpson
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Helene is an experienced physiotherapist and lecturer who specialises in the ankle-foot complex

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In this live webinar, Helene Simpson shares her reflections as a physiotherapist and her patients’ experiences of their recovery following major ankle surgery. She discusses aspects that patients value after surgery and what they identify as needs and requirements. Helene also covers the rehabilitation progression for optimal outcomes and patient motivation.


This course aims to provide education and insight into a patient's rehabilitation experience following major ankle surgery.


This webinar recording consists of a 60-minute video and additional resources.

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.


Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1 hour depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • discuss patient needs and values post-surgery
  • progress a patient's rehabilitation journey while enabling and motivating them
  • analyse various therapy considerations following major ankle surgery
  • apply new treatment strategies and patient feedback to post-surgical rehabilitation treatments
Featured reviews
Fantastic webinar from Helene, I’m in the process of Returning to Practice as a Physiotherapist, and there are many great nuggets of info to takeaway for my future clinical care of prospective clients.
Damian Hehir
A lovely course that enables you to understand what your ankle surgery patients are going through and how to be there for them on their journey.
Christer Vik Smetana