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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

 
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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

 

PTTD is a common but potentially destructive condition affecting up to 8% of the population. Conservative management of this problem is the mainstay of treatment. To ensure good outcomes early diagnosis and intervention is essential. As is the case in all tendinopathy conditions the appropriate treatment should be targeted at the appropriate stage of the pathological cycle.


Rehabilitation exercises and orthotic considerations are central to good outcomes and pain relief in this condition however bracing and footwear modifications are often also required for the long-term more advanced management of this problem.


Footwear modifications should be considered standard part of podiatry treatment options and a good understanding of the implications around these are required to implement successfully.


We will have a brief look at the outcome studies for conservative management of this condition and present an insight for a case review involving both orthotic and footwear modification.

 

About the Presenter - Andrew Jones is a podiatrist from the Waikato who has a special interest in musculoskeletal and sports podiatry based conditions.


Recently Andrew has developed a particular interest in the conservative management of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction and its different stages.

 

On completition of your registration, you will be sent a record of your registration which will contain the link to your on-line video.

 

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CPD Hours:     1.00 Professional Communication - Peer Group Meeting
Location:
City: Your Place
Branch: National
 
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