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Digital Seminar

Foot Foundations: Anatomy, Footwear & Enhancing Function


Speaker:
Courtney Conley, DC
Duration:
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 28, 2023
Product Code:
POS065421
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Optimize function from the ground up! Deepen your understanding of foot and ankle anatomy from nationally recognized expert, Dr. Courtney Conley, founder of Gait Happens, 178k followers on Instagram.  If you aren’t considering how a shoe impacts your functional goals – think again! Footwear has a HUGE impact on gait patterns, muscle, tendon load, bone turnover and more! Learn how to expertly recommend footwear that is functional – allowing the foot to be in the correct position and get stronger.  Explore modifications for the common diagnoses: plantar fasciosis, posterior tibial tendinopathy, Achilles tendinopathy, ankle sprains and more!  

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Speaker

Courtney Conley, DC's Profile

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Dr. Courtney Conley is the founder and creator of Gait Happens where she has the opportunity to truly realize her dream of helping as many people as possible reclaim their foot function.

She’s a renowned foot and gait specialist who teaches both nationally and internationally. Dr. Conley is a chiropractic physician who specializes in foot and gait mechanics. She holds a BA in Kinesiology, a BA in Human Biology, and a doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine.

She is the owner and operator of Total Health Solutions clinic and Total Health Performance gym in Lakewood, CO, where she heads patient care with a focus on restoring gait mechanics and helping people resolve foot problems to move more easily and with less pain.

Dr. Conley is a founding member of the Healthy Foot Alliance, an international team of practitioners whose collective goal is to bring light to the benefits of national footwear and prevent unnecessary surgical procedures by improving foot foundation and creating a stable platform from the ground up.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Courtney Conley is the co-owner of Force Couple, LLC., the owner of GaitHappens, and the owner and medical director of Total Health Solutions. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Courtney Conley has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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Objectives

  1. Develop a thorough understanding of ankle and foot anatomy and how it pertains to function and clinical decision making. 
  2. Employ assessment strategies to aid clinical decision making for common lower extremity injuries and dysfunction to enhance condition management.  
  3. Investigate the role of footwear choices and how it can delay or facilitate lower body healing, mechanics and client participation in activities and treatment.  

Outline

Anatomy & Pathophysiology of Foot/Ankle Dysfunction 

  • Foot and ankle anatomy 
    • Extrinsic muscles of the foot and their function 
    • Intrinsic muscles of the foot and their function 
  • The role in differential diagnosis 
  • Acute vs Chronic Presentations 
  • Common assessments and findings in lower extremity pathology 
  • How foot shape is connected to back pain 

 

All Things Shoes!  How to Choose Appropriate Footwear 

  • What is functional/natural footwear 
  • Considerations for toe box, heel rise, cushion and more 
  • Shoes and their impact on feet – MSK impact of high heels 
  • What you need to know about the minimalist shoe movement 
  • Orthotics/orthoses – if you have a pathway in, you need a pathway out 
  • Diagnosis-based recommendations 
    • Post tibialis 
    • Achilles tendonitis/tendinosis 
    • Ankle sprain 
    • Plantar fasciitis 
    • Bunions 

 

HOT Topics! Bust Common Myths About Feet and Shoes! 

  • Why you should be assessing your client’s ….SHOES! 
  • Arch supports – friend or foe? 
  • Simple toe mobility exercises to enhance function 
  • Trending products: toe spacers, balance boards, insoles and more! 

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Chiropractors
  • Massage Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Exercise Physiologists

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