Section: CME Category: Imaging Radiology Trauma & Sports Medicine

The Foot & Ankle in Sport - Clinical, Radiographic & Surgical Concerns - PART 1

Amol Saxena, DPM

In this first of a two-part lecture, Amol Saxena, DPM, and Sona Ramdath Jr, DPM deal with foot & ankle injuries with athletes involved in lateral motion sports, such as basketball and soccer. Acute & chronic Achilles are discussed. The diagnosis & treatment of plantar fascia ruptures is explained. Proximal 5th metatarsal injuries such as Jones fractures are also highlighted.The listener should be able to definitively diagnose and treat these injuries after completing this session.

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Learn treatment options of chronic Achilles tendinosis
  2. Understand how to repair an acute Achilles rupture
  3. Learn how to diagnose & treat plantar fascia ruptures
  4. Understand the rationale for treatment of Jones fractures
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    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

  • Author
  • Amol Saxena, DPM

    Department of Sports Medicine
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Palo Alto, CA

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