13SS46: It's All About the Pressure: Altered Biomechanics and How to Fix It

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "13SS46: It's All About the Pressure: Altered Biomechanics and How to Fix It" 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. Review etiology of neuropathy, plantar pressures and limited joint mobilitys
    2. Discuss the role of skin, shear and stress
    3. Analyze biomechanical complications
    4. Review risk factors for heel ulcerations
    5. Discuss various treatment options for patients with altered biomechanics
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.50 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1 hr 12min 28sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, Flash file
  • Release Date: December 2014
  • Why Breakdown Occurs

  • Presenter: Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS, is a Consultant/Advisor for Innovative Therapies Inc.
  • Run Time: 12min 25sec
  • Equinus Is Not the Root of All Evil

  • Presenter: Paul J. Kim, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Paul J. Kim, DPM, FACFAS, is a Consultant/Advisor for Kinetic Concepts Inc (KCI), Integra, Bacterin, Innovative Therapies Inc.
  • Run Time: 8min 52sec
  • But When It Is, Here's How to Treat It

  • Presenter: Harry P. Schneider, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Harry P. Schneider, DPM, FACFAS, is a Speaker for NBPME and Equity interests in JNJ, BMY, TMD.
  • Run Time: 10min 27sec
  • Don't Trade One Problem for Another

  • Presenter: Naohiro Shibuya, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Naohiro Shibuya, DPM, FACFAS, is Grant/Research funding for ACFAS
  • Run Time: 12min 32sec
  • Treating Heel Ulcers

  • Presenter: John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS, has No disclosures.
  • Run Time: 13min 50sec
  • When Amputation is Not a Failure

  • Presenter: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS, has Intellectual property rights for Stryker.
  • Run Time: 14min 22sec
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