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2020 Richard O. Schuster, DPM Memorial Biomechanics Seminar - Saturday Morning


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The 2020 Richard O. Schuster, DPM Memorial Biomechanics Seminar - Part 1 -Saturday Morning Session

Recorded Live Saturday November 7, 2020

Part 1 - Course Staff

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Joseph D’Amico, DPM – Scientific Chair

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Jinsup Song DPM PhD

Can Functional Electrostimulation Reduce HAV?

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Stanley Beekman DPM

Biotensegrity-Implications and Treatment for Overuse Injuries: An Overview of Biomechanics from an Active Tensegrity Perspective

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Daryl Phillips DPM

The Reason for Using the Subtalar Joint Neutral Position

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Howard Hillstrom PhD

First and Second Ray Function: From Healthy to Hallux Rigidus

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Donald Green DPM

Sesamoid Function and the First Ray Pre-Op Evaluation

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Joseph D’Amico, DPM – Scientific Chair

The Role of Plantar Pressure Analysis in Clinical Practice

For the Curriculum vitae of the speakers CLICK HERE

Ojectives of this 4 part proram:

  • To explore the value and importance of ambulation in extending lifespan
  • To present an in-depth discussion of the parameters of gait analysis
  • To review the role and application of plantar pressure analysis in clinical practice
  • To discuss the biomechanics of flatfoot
  • To offer a methodology for fixing orthotic problems
  • To present and discuss sesamoid function and the first ray pre-op evaluation
  • To offer a rationale for using the subtalar joint neutral position
  • To discuss first and second ray function from healthy to hallux rigidus
  • To illustrate the natural history and sequelae of transverse plane deformities
  • To present an analysis of 3000 patients with tibial torsion
  • To discuss the ABC’s of cerebral palsy
  • To present an overview of the partially compensated foot
  • To introduce the implications and treatment for overuse injuries via Biotensegrity
  • To present an overview of the management of sports injuries as well as their associated key biomechanical findings
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    Intended Audience : Podiatrists

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