16SS74: Waiting to Weight: Kicking the Tradition

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "16SS74: Waiting to Weight: Kicking the Tradition" presentations are available to members and non-members at no cost. Continuing Education credit is available to ACFAS members.

Accreditation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. ACFAS has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.5 continuing education contact hours.

Designation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons designates these educational activities for CPME Continuing Education Contact Hours. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives:
  • At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
    1. Identify common practices and methods used for early weightbearing in optimizing tissue healing.
    2. Discuss and review various surgical treatments/techniques and their impact on early weightbearing prognosis.
    3. Analyze information regarding the efficacy of early weightbearing vs prolonged non-weightbearing.
    4. Learn about the role weightbearing has for potential risks of re-injury and/or successful outcomes.
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.5 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1hr 23min 29sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, video file
  • Release Date: March 2018
  • Biology of Bone and Soft Tissue Healing Under Load

  • Presenter: Robert M. Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Robert M. Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS is on the editorial board for JFAS and has received grant/research funding from Rosalind Franklin University.
  • Run Time: 24min 26sec
  • 1st MTPJ Fusion

  • Presenter: Brett D. Sachs, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Brett D. Sachs, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for Smith & Nephew, AlloSource, NuTech, and Treace Medical.
  • Run Time: 10min 51sec
  • Jones Fractures

  • Presenter: Eric A. Barp, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Eric A. Barp, DPM, FACFAS works with Zimmer Biomet, Wright Medical, and Pacira.
  • Run Time: 11min 58sec
  • Talar Microfracture and Chondral Resurfacing

  • Presenter: Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS works with Wright/Tornier, AlloSource, Zimmer/Biomet. Sonoma Orthopedics, and Medshape.
  • Run Time: 8min 42sec
  • Brostrom/Ankle Stabilization

  • Presenter: Matthew D. Sorensen, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Matthew D. Sorensen, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for Treace Medical and Bellevue; a consultant/design surgeon for Stryker Orthopedics and Trilliant; has an equity interest in Amicus; has intellectual property rights in Trilliant Medical.
  • Run Time: 13min 39sec
  • Achilles Ruptures

  • Presenter: Michael D. Dujela, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Michael D. Dujela, DPM, FACFAS is on the ABFAS CBPS Committee; medical speakers bureau at Amniox and Arthrex; is Medical Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery Providence Hospital.
  • Run Time: 13min 53sec
  • CME Test

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