13SS47: Current Concepts in Tendon Injuries

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "13SS47: Current Concepts in Tendon Injuries" presentations are available to members and non-members at no cost. Continuing Education credit is available to ACFAS members.

Accreditation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

Designation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons designates these educational activities for CPME Continuing Education Contact Hours. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives:
  • At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
    1. Identify the anatomic structures, tendon pathology and suture techniques important to the rehabilitation of tendon injuries.
    2. Describe evidenced based clinical concepts of tendon healing that should be considered in surgical treatment for positive patient outcomes.
    3. Identify important pearls and pitfalls gleaned from case based discussions.
    4. Problem solve common complications encountered in the treatment course for tendon injuries.
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.50 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1hr 20min 53sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, Flash file
  • Release Date: April 2015
  • Physical Therapy/Early Motion: Are We Stretching the Limits?

  • Presenter: Robert J. Duggan, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Robert J. Duggan, DPM, FACFAS, has nothing to disclose.
  • Run Time: 15min 49sec
  • Role of Biologics

  • Presenter: Adam S. Landsman, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Adam S. Landsman, DPM, PhD, FACFAS, is a consultant, participated in clinical trials, received honoraria - TEI Biosciences, LifeNet Health, Wright Medical, Integra.
  • Run Time: 15min 22sec
  • ESWT/EPAT

  • Presenter: Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, FACFAS, is a Speaker, consultant/advisor and intellectual property rights - Arthrex, Stryker, Cropper Medical, Biometrics Grant/Research funding - ACFAS
  • Run Time: 15min 17sec
  • Prolotherapy

  • Presenter: Mark A. Hardy, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Mark A. Hardy, DPM, FACFAS, is a consultant/Advisor - Arthrex
  • Run Time: 12min 03sec
  • Surgical Approaches to Tendon Repair of the Foot and Ankle: Useful Concepts, Considerations and Pearls - What we Learned from the Hand Surgeons


  • Presenter: Robert M. Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Robert M. Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS, has nothing to disclose.
  • Run Time: 22min 22sec
  • CME Test

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