Plantar Fasciitis

by Human Kinetics

Introduction 

Welcome to Plantar Fasciitis Management. This course is part of the Positional Release Therapy Video Series by Human Kinetics. The content of this course is geared to provide continuing education credits for health care professionals, such as athletic trainers and physical therapists, who utilize manual therapy to alleviate chronic nonspecific low back pain in their patients. 


Learning Objectives

1. Recall at least three common signs and symptoms of plantar fasciitis. 

2. Demonstrate at least two key positional release therapy (PRT) releases for treatment of plantar fasciitis. 

3. Provide a rationale for the implementation of PRT in a treatment regimen for plantar fasciitis.


Indications 

· Acute, subacute, and chronic pain 

· Neuropathic pain 

· Somatic referred pain 

· Muscle spasm 

· Tissue hypertonicity 

· Range of motion deficit 

· Joint hypomobility 

· Fibromyalgia 

· Central sensitization syndrome 

· Peripheral sensitization 

· Postconcussion syndrome 

· Headache 

· Myofascial pain syndrome 

· Cumulative trauma 

· Lymphatic compromise 

· Hypoperfusion 

· Muscular weakness 

· Visceral dysfunction 


Contraindications 

· Absolute 

· Open wounds 

· Acute nerve root compression 

· Infection 

· Deep vein thrombosis 

· Pain or neurologic symptomology during treatment 

· Healing fracture 

· Aneurysm 

· Acute rheumatory conditions 

· Hematoma 

· Acute concussion 

· Relative 

· Herniated disc 

· Vertebral stenosis 

· Sutures 

· History of motor neuron disease 


Precaution 

Monitor the patient during marked cervical extension for vertebral artery compression signs. 


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Course Info

Updated
Apr 29, 2020
Duration
01:24
REPs UAE
1.00
Level
Advanced
Price
$ 59.00

Teacher

Human Kinetics

Human Kinetics