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CME Orthotics & Prosthetics

Fixing Orthotic Problems

Robert Phillips, DPM

Robert D Phillips, DPM gives a simplified approach to analyzing why an orthotic is not working for the patient, by breaking it down into 4 steps. The important thing to remember is that the steps have to be taken in the proper order. Once an issue has been identified for the patient, then solutions to solving that issue are given. The viewer of the lecture will find many ways to increase by simple means the number of patients who are satisfied with orthotic therapy.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Identify how to properly assess whether an orthotic has the proper shape.
  2. Show various external additions to orthotics to change their inverting or everting forces
  3. Show techniques to change the flexibility properties of orthotics
  4. Identify ways to help orthotics work within the shoe environment.
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Robert Phillips, DPM

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