This course is expiring, etc. etc. etc.
CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
***This course will be expiring on 10/31/2019. After this date you will be unable to take this course for renewal credit.***
CEU Course Description
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and many treatment options are available. The first section of this CEU course provides an overview on the physical and medical definitions of shock waves, generators, treatment of chronic plantar fasciopathy (PF), and the use of local anesthesia. It also gives a detailed assessment of the quality and significance of studies on extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in patients with PF with different types of shock waves. The next section discusses the success rates and recurrence rates of PF after Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (rESWT) over a one-year period of time with 68 patients with an average age of 47 years. The final section investigates the use of ESWT of PF using gastroc-soleus trigger points in combination with the more traditional heel region, and compares it to ESWT of just the heel. We will examine an eight-week clinical study with 40 randomly divided patients and the results on the VAS scale at the end of the treatment sessions. The reading materials for this course include articles from the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, BioMed Research International, and Advanced Biomedical Research.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
|Shock Wave Therapy Overview||0.4 Contact Hours|
|Treatment||1.0 Contact Hours|
|Success and Recurrence||1.0 Contact Hours|
|Gastroc-Soleus Trigger Point Incorporation||0.6 Contact Hours|
Total = 3 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Intermediate
Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED Continuing Education Credit Hours for only $95/year?
Click Here to learn more.
Our courseware includes the text content found on our websites as well as video, audio, and exam questions that make up our courses. You can link to and access our courseware free of charge for personal use. You may not modify or redistribute our courseware under any circumstances.
Although we allow free access for personal use, you may not use our courseware for any commercial purposes without an agreement in place. This includes (but is not limited to) using our courseware for internal training, redistributing our courseware for sale, and copying all or parts of any of our courseware.
If you're interested in licensing our content for commercial purposes or have any other questions, please contact email@example.com.
We will disclose, in advance, any proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or material to be discussed during the learning event, as well as the source of any third-party compensation related to the presentation. This policy applies to both our organization and contractors. If such proprietary/financial interests exist, we will publish a disclaimer in marketing or instructional materials for a course.
In order to view this course, you will need to be able to view a PDF document for the course material. If your device doesn't have the capability to view a PDF, you can click here to download Adobe Acrobat for free.
The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.