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AOFAS Annual Meeting 2019

9/12/2019 to 9/14/2019
When: September 12-14, 2019
Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois  60601
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
Contact: Julie Murkowski, Education Manager

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AOFAS Annual Meeting 2019

Course Description: Join your colleagues in Chicago for AOFAS Annual Meeting 2019 and the AOFAS 50th Anniversary Celebration. The premier meeting for foot and ankle education, AOFAS Annual Meeting features renowned speakers, the latest research and surgical advancements, and opportunities to connect with orthopaedic specialists from around the world.

Nonoperative treatment is a key first step in addressing many common ailments. In these cases, communication between surgeons and health practitioners is important to provide the best possible patient care. Presented in partnership with the Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA FASIG), this one-day program will examine nonsurgical treatment options, as well as how foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons and health practitioners can collaborate effectively to care for these patients.


Speakers: Thomas M Hearty, MD; William McGarvey, MD; Christopher G Neville, PhD, PT; James A Sabetta, MPAS, PA-C ; Jen Zellers, DPT, PhD; Thomas Hunt PA-C; Casey Humbyrd, MD; Erik Martinez, PT, DPT, OCS, AAOMPT; Rob Sigler, PT, DPT, OCS; Jeff R Houck, PhD, PT; Lauren Elizabeth Geaney, MD; Stephanie Albin, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT; Craig Hensley, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT; Alison Chang, PT, DPT, MS; CarolLynn Meryers, PT; Frank DiLiberto, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD; Paul Talusan, MD; and Mary Hastings, PT, DPT, ATC.


Course Objectives: 

  • Discuss the biomechanics of the hindfoot and midfoot in flatfoot
  • Analyze the bracing options for posterior tibialis tendon dysfunction (PTTD)
  • Utilize intrinsic foot strengthening for the treatment of PTTD

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For Illinois licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants - --  Please note, that only 8 CE hours has been approved for attending only the Allied Health Tracks (Sep 12 & Sep 14) of the Annual Meeting.  


Click here to download the annual meeting brochure (.PDF).




Program Content Area: Orthopedics
Course Type: Lecture, Discussion, Q &A 
Instructional Level: Various
Intended Audience: PTs
CE Contact Hours: 8 Approved CE Hours

Course Approval: IPTA Approval #863-7512 (Approval Period 9/1/2019-9/1/2020)

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