Physical Therapy: Plantar Fasciitis Diagnosis and Treatment Methodologies

18.00
Online
Elective
About this Course


Learning Objectives


  • Diagram the anatomical structure of the foot and identify the purpose and the function of the plantar fascia.
  • Discuss the two most common symptoms attributed to plantar fasciitis, as well as other conditions often mistaken for plantar fasciitis.
  • Summarize common tests utilized in the diagnoses of plantar fasciitis, including the Windlass Test, the Tarsal Tunnel test and the Visual Analog Scale test.
  • Discuss three objective measures for plantar fasciitis.
  • Identify some common risk factors that may cause an individual to be more susceptible to plantar fasciitis as well as foot pain, in general.
  • Discuss four effective treatments for plantar fasciitis.


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Physical Therapy: Plantar Fasciitis Diagnosis and Treatment Methodologies

18.00
About this Course


Learning Objectives


  • Diagram the anatomical structure of the foot and identify the purpose and the function of the plantar fascia.
  • Discuss the two most common symptoms attributed to plantar fasciitis, as well as other conditions often mistaken for plantar fasciitis.
  • Summarize common tests utilized in the diagnoses of plantar fasciitis, including the Windlass Test, the Tarsal Tunnel test and the Visual Analog Scale test.
  • Discuss three objective measures for plantar fasciitis.
  • Identify some common risk factors that may cause an individual to be more susceptible to plantar fasciitis as well as foot pain, in general.
  • Discuss four effective treatments for plantar fasciitis.