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04-04-1996, 05:26 AM
PLANTAR PRESSURE ASSESSMENT IN PHYSICAL THERAPY

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 1996



CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of this workshop is to provide the participant with information
regarding the use of plantar pressure assessment in both clinical and
research settings. The workshop will include specific lectures on the
application of plantar pressure assessment in pediatric, diabetic, and
orthopaedic/sports settings. The laboratory sessions will cover the use of
both platform and in-shoe insole systems, as well as analysis software.
The workshop has been planned to coincide with the APTA National Meeting,
June 15th - 20th.


CONFERENCE FEES:

The cost of attending the workshop is $40.00, which includes refreshments
during the morning and afternoon breaks, a box lunch, as well as a wine and
cheese reception at the end of the workshop. To permit adequate hands-on
time for each participant during the afternoon laboratory sessions,
REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 50 APPLICANTS.


MAIL REGISTRATION TO:

Plantar Pressure Workshop for Physical Therapists
c/o Dr. Tom McPoil
NAU Box 15105
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Tom.McPoil@nau.edu


SPONSORED BY:

Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group, Orthopaedic Section, APTA
Department of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota
Novel Electronics, Inc, Minneapolis, MN


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PLANTAR PRESSURE ASSESSMENT IN PHYSICAL THERAPY


JUNE 14, 1996

TENTATIVE PROGRAM




8:00 am - 8:30 am - Registration

8:30 am - 9:15 pm - General Overview of Plantar Pressure Assessment
- Thomas Kernozek, PhD, University of Minnesota

9:15 am - 10:00 am - The Use of Plantar Pressure Assessment in a Pediatric
Population
- Margo Orlin, MS, PT, Hahnemann University

10:00 am - 10:30 am - BREAK
10:30 am - 11:15 am - The Role of Plantar Pressure Measurement in the
Management of the Patient with Diabetes and Neuropathy
- Michael Mueller, PhD, PT, Washington University

11:15 am - 12:00 pm - The Use of Plantar Pressure Assessment in Evaluating
Foot Orthoses Effectiveness
- Mark Cornwall, PhD, PT, Northern Arizona University

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - LUNCH (Box Lunch Provided)

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Panel Discussion - Thomas Kernozek, PhD
- Margo Orlin, MS, PT
- Micheal Mueller, PhD, PT
- Mark Cornwall, PhD, PT

MODERATOR: Thomas McPoil, PhD, PT

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm - LAB SESSION 1 - Group A - Platform Measurement
- Group B - In-shoe Measurement

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm - BREAK

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm - LAB SESSION 2 - Group B - Platform Measurement
- Group A - In-shoe Measurement

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm - Group Discussion

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Wine and Cheese Reception