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Provider Pedorthic Footcare Association (PFA)
Course Title How Orthotics Can Help the Athlete (Pre-recorded video)
Maximum Scientific 1.5
Maximum Business 0
     
Certification Program Certified Orthotist, Certified Prosthetist, Pedorthist, Certified Orthotic Fitter, Certified DME Specialist
     
Contact
Name: Laura Vargas
Phone: 229.389.3440
Email: l.vargas@pfabod.org
     
     
Description The most common sports injuries include medial tibial stress syndrome, patellofemoral pain, Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis/plantar heel pain. Lower limb injuries result in lost time from playing sport. Junior high athletes reported 1-3 days out of school due to injuries. Weekend warriors often become week day sufferers. Pedorthist can help optimize sports enthusiasts and reduce the risk of injuries.
     
Website www.pedorthics.org