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Forefoot - Advanced Injury Management

The forefoot is a very common area of injury in your patients that are runners, have recently changed their footwear or taken up a new sport. This next video series Forefoot injuries - Advanced Management follows on from the first video series, building on your knowledge of anatomy, testing and treatment skills. (If you haven't enjoyed the video series Forefoot Injuries yet, you will find it really helpful to watch vidoe 01 prior to this Advanced series).

In Forefoot - Advanced Injury Management, Nick will take you through

  • Postural foot deformities including Pes Planus and Pes Cavus and footwear that is indicated for each of these (and you may find this advice quite surprising)

  • Beyond the foot - Other musculoskeletal contributors to forefoot pain

  • Mechanism of injury - how the forefoot may become injured

  • Order of treatment - treating the forefoot as a part of the whole foot. Treat the forefoot, midfoot or rearfoot first?

  • Improving and maintaining dorsiflexion to offload the forefoot

  • Neuromuscular compression and joint stiffness in the mid foot

  •  Incorporating dry needling in the lower limb - including Tibialis Posterior, Flexor Digitorum Longus, Tibialis Anterior and other muscles

  • Metatarsalgia - advanced treatment strategies

  • Specific instruction on how to fit and use metatarsal domes

  • Taping for the metatarsals

  • Shoe advice for metatarsalgia

  • Foot retraining and lumbrical strengthening

  • Specific stretches for the foot

  • Treating chronic metatarsalgia

  • Treatment of Morton's neuroma

  • Addressing digital deformities such as claw toes and hammertoes

  • Stress fractures in the foot - identification and management

  • Sesamoiditis - advanced treatment strategies

  • Retraining normal movement of the foot

  • Using orthotics for sesamoiditis

  • Advanced Hallux Limitus and Valgus treatment

  • High heel advice for your forefoot pain patients - do they need to abandon high heels, or what high heels may still be appropriate

  • Putting your assessment and treatment together to get the best results with your forefoot patients

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Forefoot - Advanced Injury Management Handout

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