Trigger Point Therapy of the Lower Extremity: Heel and Foot Pain

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Date Feb 13, 2014
Time 12:00 PM EDT
Cost $39.00
Discover the sources of heel and foot pain and examine the techniques used to treat them.

Full Description:
This webinar outlines the structures that stabilize the foot and support the arch and demonstrates how poor gait mechanics lead to heel pain syndrome. We will discuss how muscle imbalances lead to hypomobility, trigger points, and myofascial entrapments. Lastly, participants will be provided with a progression of manual therapy techniques to treat heel and foot pain. 

Course Includes:
Live Q&A
Presentation Handout
Post session recording access
CE Credit

What You Will Learn:
Discover the sources of heel and foot pain
Determine which intrinsic soft tissues of the foot provide stability of the arch
Examine how muscle imbalances can lead to a dysfunctional gait pattern
Discuss how trigger points are formed and how taut muscle bands lead to heel pain syndrome
Identify ways to treat trigger points by using various manual therapy techniques

Your Presenter:
THOMAS K. BERTONCINO, PhD, ATC, is a certified athletic trainer with over 17 years of experience in the health care field working in the hospital, clinical, high school, university, and professional sport settings. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Athletic Training where he serves as the Department Chair of Athletic Training at Park University located in the Kansas City area. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Athletic Training from Pittsburg State University and his Master of Science with an emphasis in biomechanics and exercise physiology and Doctorate of Philosophy with an emphasis in higher education policy and leadership from the University of Kansas.

This event qualifies for one CE credit. Only registered attendees will have access to CE. A Cross Country Education web account is required to attend. There is no charge for a CCE web account. It is recommended that you join the meeting 15 to 20 minutes early. Speaker phone sound quality is poor and it is recommended that they not be used to listen to the event.

Technical requirements:
To view this webinar you will need to download the WebEx Application. You will be prompted to download it when you first enter the site. To save time, you can setup prior to the meeting by following this link:

Who Should Attend:
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Exercise Physiologists, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, Certified Personal Trainers, Fitness Professionals, Rehabilitation Nurses, Orthopedic Specialists, Rehab Managers


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