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Learn about the pedorthic perspective on the pathomechanics of the foot and lower limb. Examine common foot deformities, disorders and diseases resulting in foot complications. Study abnormal gait, and gain an introduction to basic conservative pedorthic correction of abnormal foot mechanics.

Topics

  • Different categories and types of planus and cavus foot structures
  • Classifying foot deformities and analyzing the resultant pathomechanics
  • Designing an appropriate general pedorthic treatment protocol based on the pathomechanics
  • Common diseases that affect foot and/or lower limb mechanics

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
Online
Dates
Sep 23, 2019 to Dec 06, 2019
Schedule
Total Hours
36.0
Format
Instructors
  • Jordanna Jones

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect approximately six hours of work per week for discussions, readings, assignments, exams/quizzes and other course requirements.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Textbooks

Resource package to be purchased from The Pedorthic Association of Canada (PAC). Complete the order form and email to info@pedorthic.ca

Gait Analysis: Normal and Pathological Function, 2nd edition, Perry & Burnfield, ISBN 9781556427664

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