Module II: Foot, Ankle & Knee
June 6th -7th, 2015
Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:
- Describe the anatomy, biomechanics and pathomechanics of common injuries in dancers at the foot, ankle and knee.
- Identify typical presentations of commonly seen injuries/conditions including predisposing and precipitating factors, diagnostic presentation, typical interventions and prevention.
- Apply effective intervention strategies to typical injuries/conditions at the foot, ankle and knee in dancers including exercise, motor control, technique re-education, myofascial release, taping/padding and use of supports.
- For those licensed to do graded passive movement at the joints: Apply effective intervention strategies to typical injuries/conditions at the foot, ankle and knee in dancers including joint mobilization/ Grade V movements.
- Improve observational skills of the performing dancer with a focus on the biomechanics of the foot, ankle and knee and integrate this skill into intervention programs