MODULE II AT JOHNS HOPKINS

 

Foot, Ankle and Knee 

Learning Objectives:


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 with a focus on the biomechanics of the

foot, ankle and knee and integrate this skill into intervention programs
for the performing dancer.

Saturday Schedule

8-8:30 am Registration

8:30-10:45 am Lab: Orientation to the Knee, Foot & Ankle: Surface Palpation

10:45-11:00 am Break

11:00 am -12:30 pm Lab: Biomechanical Assessment of Plie & Releve

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30-2:30 pm Lecture: Ligamentous Injury & Instability in the Dancer

2:30-3:30 pm Lab: Ligament Stress Testing: Knee, Foot & Ankle

3:30-3:45 pm Break

3:45-4:30 pm Lab: Ligament Stress Testing/Taping & Padding Techniques

4:30-5:30 pm Lecture: Ankle Impingement in the Dancer

 

Sunday Schedule

8:30-9:30 am Lecture: Osseous Stress Injury in the Dancer

9:30-10:30 am Lab: Motion and Joint Mobility Assessment & Treatment

10:30-10:45 am Break

10:45 am -1:45 pm Lunch

1:45-2:45 pm Lecture: Tendinopathy in the Dancer

2:45-3:30 pm Lab: Motion and Joint Mobility Assessment & Treatment

3:30-3:45 pm Break

3:45-5:15 pm Alignment, Strength & Motor Control of the Lower Extremity

5:15-5:30 pm Closing Comments/Q&A

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