Ankle and Foot Active Rehab Online Workshop

Learn how to assess the ankle and foot joint, recognise common dysfunctions, and develop targeted exercise rehab programs. With an extensive exercise progression section for all the major muscles of the ankle and foot joint, this is essential knowledge for all health and fitness professionals.

$99.00 AUD

Reasons to Enrol

    • Accreditation with AUSactive – 3 CECs, and ESSA – 4 CPDs
    • Flexible learning – study at a time and pace that suits you
    • All learning material can be downloaded and saved
    • Learn how to identify common dysfunctions in the ankle and foot
    • Learn which muscles contribute to ankle and foot function and how to target these with specific exercise progressions

The Ankle and Foot Active Rehab Online Workshop will help you differentiate yourself from other health and fitness professions. Learn how to design personalised and targeted programs to keep your client moving at their optimal function.

This workshop will begin with an overview of the anatomy of the foot and ankle joint, followed by some of the most common dysfunctions you may encounter, such as inversion ankle sprains, shin splints, achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis.

In addition, we will discuss how to practically assess the static and dynamic function of the ankle and foot joint, as well as how to analyse the mobility of this joint.

The comprehensive progressive strengthening section will teach you the specific exercise progressions for prevention and rehabilitation of muscles directly influencing the ankle and foot. These include strengthening exercises for the gastrocnemius, soleus, tibialis anterior and posterior, and peroneal muscles, as well as strengthening for the intrinsic muscles of the foot. We have also included a detailed section on stretches and releases, as well as balance and proprioception which are extremely important for both prevention and full rehabilitation following ankle injuries.

This workshop is essential knowledge for anyone wanting to design programs focused on correcting imbalances and restoring optimal function to the ankle and foot.

Key Learning Points

  • Understand functional anatomy of the joints of the ankle and foot
  • Understand variations in structure and alignment of the ankle and foot
  • Understand how these variations can predispose clients to certain types of injuries
  • Understand how to analyse the function of the ankle and foot, including mobility and strength, to better prescribe exercises for optimal function.
  • Learn specific strengthening exercises for muscles acting on the ankle and foot
  • Learn how to prescribe a Full program for ankle inversion injury

What You Will Need

    • A computer, tablet or phone with access to the internet
    • A pilates ball, resistance band, and large fitball
    • An exercise mat or appropriate space to do floor exercises

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