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Simplifying Foot Orthotic Therapy in Podiatric Practice

Speciality Classification
Podiatrists
Location
Online
Delivery
Online

This webinar will review the essential steps in writing an effective prescription for custom foot orthoses and AFO braces to treat the common pathologies treated by the podiatric physician. Simple pearls for enhancing the design and components of the orthotic device specific to certain pathologies will be presented to improve outcomes of treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the importance of patient positioning in the impression casting or scanning procedure for custom foot orthoses and AFO devices. 
  • To understand how functional foot orthoses are fabricated and key steps which can be modified per the prescription for the doctor. 
  • To present common myths and misunderstanding regarding terminology and function of certain orthotic device enhancements. 
  • To present simple pearls for improving treatment outcomes for common foot and ankle pathologies using foot orthoses and AFO braces.
  • Speaker:

    Douglas Richie, Jr, DPM

    Clinical Associate Professor
    California School of Podiatric Medicine
    at Samuel Merritt University
    Oakland, CA

    Type
    Delivery
    Title
    Simplifying Foot Orthotic Therapy in Podiatric Practice
    Speciality Classification
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
    Price:
    Free
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