The Lower Leg and Ankle
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.
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Susan Joy, MD, Director, Women’s Sports Health, Cleveland Clinic; Head Team Physician, Cleveland State University; Consultant, Cleveland Cavaliers; Cleveland Clinic, Independence, Ohio
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