- Courtney Conley
- 1 Hour 56 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Dec 11, 2020
A deep understanding of foot and ankle anatomy is crucial for correct diagnosis and treatment. You’ll learn assessment strategies for the most common pathologies: plantar fasciitis, posterior tibial tendonitis, Achilles tendonitis, ankle sprains and more! Join Dr. Courtney Conley, founder of Gait Happens, an online education platform specializing in foot and gait mechanics with over 87,000 followers on Instagram as she explores:
- The myths of treating tendons
- Long term effects of chronic ankle instability – and how to address it!
- Effective treatment protocols tailored to each pathology
This recording will leave you feeling poised to handle your next foot and ankle patient. From kinesiology taping strategies to corrective exercises and footwear recommendations, you’ll be able to implement these low cost and game-changing interventions right away.
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- Foot and Ankle anatomy
- Extrinsic muscles of the foot and their function
- Intrinsic muscles of the foot and their function
- How understanding the anatomy is crucial for correct diagnosis and treatment
- 4 common foot and ankle pathologies
- Plantar fasciitis
- What it is and what it is not
- X ray findings
- Posterior tibial tendonitis
- How this differentiates from PF
- Achilles tendonitis
- Myths of treating tendons
- Tendon research
- Ankle sprains
- Long term effects of chronic ankle instability
- Plantar fasciitis
Dr. Courtney Conley is a chiropractic physician specializing in foot and gait mechanics. She holds a B.A. in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland and is the owner and operator of Total Health Solutions in Golden, Colorado. She also is the founder of Gait Happens, an online education platform specializing in foot and gait mechanics. Her personal journey of becoming a foot and gait expert began years ago when she attended chiropractic school in Chicago, Illinois. She was privileged to be mentored under some of the top experts in her field.
Now with the desire to share her knowledge with her patients, Dr. Conley dove deeply into educating herself on barefoot function and learning from experts such as Steven Sashen, the CEO of XERO shoes, and Sebastian Bar, the owner of Joe Nimble; the creators of 2 functional footwear companies. She studied more on the mechanics of the foot and its relationship to the entire kinetic chain.
Today, Dr. Conley is on the forefront of educating the public on the benefits of foot health. It is her passion and desire to see people eliminate foot pain and begin moving better, eliminating unnecessary procedures and chronic pain. She is enjoying consulting with clients all over the world as well as teaching her lower extremity course, TOP DOWN, BOTTOM UP, with her best friend and partner, Dr. Joseph LaVacca.
Financial: Courtney Conley is owner and operator of Total Health Solutions. She is the founder of Gait Happens. Dr. Conley receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Courtney Conley has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.