Module II: Foot, Ankle & Knee
June 8th – 9th, 2013. Class is currently full. Please call for possible cancellations and/or availability in our other Modules.
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
Saturday June 8th, 2013
8:30-10:30 Clinical Significance of Foot, Ankle & Knee
10:45-12:30 Biomechanics of Plie and Releve including lab
1:30-3:30 Ankle Sprain
3:45-5:45 Posterior Impingement
Sunday June 9th, 2013
10:45-12:45 Hallux Valgus
12:45 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:30 Stress Fracture
3:30 3:45 Break
3:45 – 5:45 Knee Pathology: Meniscal tear, Patella Tendon Tear, Patella Subluxation/dislocation
5:45-6:00 Q & A/Comments