Orthopedic Injuries: Foot and Ankle
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: September 10, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:OI060421
Contact Hours:5.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
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 fascitis.

  • 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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