Instructor: Kylie Pearce, B.Sc (Podiatry), C.Ped
*Prerequisite: Assessing Functional Foot Types in Four Easy Steps.
This Webinar is for Practitioners only
This webinar goes over detailed frame by frame video gait analysis on various foot types and covers recommended orthotic designs for each of those foot types including common foot pathologies and treatment goals. The instructor will review the intricate effect on gait that occurs when an Uncompensated (supinated) Rearfoot Varus, is coupled with either a Rigid Forefoot Varus, a Neutral Forefoot or a Forefoot Valgus. Plus a similar review is done when a Compensated (pronated) Rearfoot, is coupled with either a Forefoot Varus/Supinatus, a Neutral Forefoot or a Forefoot Valgus.
This webinar will explain the functional compensations that occur dynamically during contact, midstance and propulsive phases of gait; and the resultant pathologies that can occur as a consequence. It will compare and contrast the differences between a flexible forefoot supinatus, and a true (typically congenital) rigid forefoot varus. Plus what happens when there is a forefoot valgus. The instructor will explain why foot orthotics for some foot types will require extrinsic forefoot posting, as well as other specific orthotic design features necessary to control gait and balance the body at each segment of the gait cycle. The 3 ‘W’ method of orthotic design is also explained. Plus some specific case studies are reviewed and common orthotic ‘failures’ are discussed.
Participants will be required to complete a post webinar quiz for CEU eligibility.
1 Hour Program
Pre-Approved by ABC for 1.5 Category 1 Credits Each Webinar for Certified Pedorthists, Certified Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians and Orthotic Fitters.
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Kylie Pearce is an Australian trained Podiatrist and a US trained and Certified Pedorthist, with the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc.
Kylie graduated from Curtin University, Western Australia in 1994 with a degree in Podiatry and has over 12 years experience in private Podiatry practice in Australia. At one point she owned 4 practices in Australia and employed other Podiatrists and is an experienced Podiatry mentor and public speaker. Her area of specialization is Biomechanics and functional foot orthoses.