DPT 767: Foot and Ankle

Course Description Provides students with an in-depth review of the anatomy, physiology, arthrokinematics and pathomechanics of the foot and ankle, as related to the lower extremity kinetic chain. Emphasis is placed on the study of normal and abnormal mechanics of the foot and ankle in both the open and closed kinetic chains. Evaluation and treatment of various foot and ankle dysfunctions are included and students are introduced to current methodologies regarding the evaluation for and the fabrication of neutral subtalar orthotic devices.
Credits 2