Are Stress Fractures caused by stress?? You’d think so, wouldn’t you?! Although that may not be the case, Stress Fractures do comprise 10% of all athletic injuries. What is the best way to rehabilitate a Stress Fracture? What kind of risk factors are involved? How do you know when your patient is ready to return to sport? Chris Cox, PhD, MPT, CSCS walks us through a detailed study of Stress Fractures.
This course will cover:
-Which Rehabilitation Treatments are effective?
-Return to Sport guidelines
-Spondylolysis and Tibial Stress Fractures
Methods of Instruction:
Online video course
Chris Cox, PhD, MPT, CSCS
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.
Course Goals and Objectives:
At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the epidemiology and incidence of Stress Fractures
- Identify the risk factors for Stress Fractures
- Identify the false negatives in imaging and how it can affect rehabilitation
- Differentiate between High-Stress and Low-Stress fractures
- Recognize common Stress Fracture treatments and their credibility
- Recognize Return to Sport rehabilitation guidelines for Stress Fractures
- Identify the components of Spondylolysis
- Recognize the common presentation of Tibial Stress Fractures
- Differentiate between types of Tibial Stress Fractures
- Recognize rehabilitation guidelines for Tibial Stress Fractures
Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:
A score of 70% or greater on the post-test