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Section: CME Category: Orthotics & Prosthetics

AFO's in Podiatric Medicine

Douglas Richie, DPM

Douglas Richie, DPM discusses cases treated successfully with ankle-foot orthosis (AFO). Dr Richie outlines the indications for use and discusses examination and diagnoses of specific conditions, emphasizing the condition most commonly treated with AFO— Adult Acquired Flat Foot.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand how AFO Ankle Braces can be integrated into podiatric practice to optimize patient outcomes
  2. Recognize specific clinical indications for AFO’s and appropriate brace selection for each condition
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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

  • Author
  • Douglas Richie, DPM

    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Biomechanics
    California School of Podiatric Medicine
    Clinical Associate Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
    Western University of Health Sciences
    Past President, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

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