The Lower Leg and Ankle

Return to Musculoskeletal and Sports sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Demonstrate familiarity with the anatomy of the foreleg and ankle, through use of a case-based approach.
2. Analyze the incidence of common ankle and lower leg problems in practice.
3. Evaluate the symptoms and signs for common foreleg and ankle problems as presented through a case based approach; exertional compartment syndrome, stress fracture, ankle fracture, ankle sprain, tendinopathy.
4. Select and/or conduct appropriate imaging studies and incorporate into practice use of evidence-based tools such as the Ottawa Ankle and Foot Rules.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017

Susan Joy, MD, Director, Women’s Sports Health, Cleveland Clinic; Head Team Physician, Cleveland State University; Consultant, Cleveland Cavaliers; Cleveland Clinic, Independence, Ohio

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017
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