Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries (Illustrated)
The purpose of this course is to describe common foot and ankle injuries related to sports activities, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.

Course Publication Date: March 06, 2019

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Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:FAI022019
Contact Hours:5.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary

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Learning Objectives
  • Explain RICE therapy.
  • Describe the two types of Achilles bursitis.
  • Explain Achilles tendinitis, tear, and rupture and associated symptoms and treatment.
  • Explain the difference between strain and sprain.
  • Describe anterior ankle impingement.
  • Explain treatment for blisters.
  • Differentiate among hammer, claw, and mallet toes.
  • Describe the implications of claw foot on sports participation.
  • Explain treatment for fad pad contusion.
  • Explain how dancing is implicated in flexor tendinitis of the toes.
  • Describe the 3 primary types of Lisfranc injuries.
  • Describe 3 different types of malleolar fractures.
  • Explain the cause of Morton’s syndrome/neuroma.
  • Discuss treatment options for peroneus brevis tendinitis/rupture.
  • Explain how bone spurs relate to plantar fasciitis.
  • Explain how pronation relates to sinus tarsi syndrome.
  • Describe two common stress fractures of the foot.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of tarsal tunnel syndrome.
  • Describe symptoms of tibialis posterior tendinopathy and turf toe


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