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Live Webinar - Management of Acute Achilles Ruptures in the Athlete
Foot & Ankle Focus: Management of Acute Achilles Ruptures in the Athlete

Foot & Ankle Focus: Management of Acute Achilles Ruptures in the Athlete

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Mark C. Drakos, MD
Faculty: Phinit Phisitkul, MD; Martin J. O'Malley, MD; Johnny Owens, MPT

This interactive discussion takes a close look at the treatment and rehabilitation of acute Achilles ruptures in athletes. Our expert faculty will examine minimally invasive management of acute Achilles tears, management of acute Achilles tears in the elite athlete, and rehabilitation of Achilles injuries using blood flow resistance training.

At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand state-of-the-art practices when treating high-demand athletes with acute Achilles ruptures

  • Investigate more minimally invasive approaches to Achilles injuries and how this may expedite recovery

  • Recognize the potential advantages of early physical therapy and advanced rehabilitation to reduce atrophy with respect to Achilles injuries


The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

2021 webinars are provided free to AOFAS members and orthopaedic residents/fellows with funding from the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, supported in part by a grant from Arthrex, Inc.  
Availability: No future session
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $59.00
Credit Offered:
1 CME (MD) Credit
1 MOC Point
1 CME (PA/NP/RN) Credit
1 CEU (AT) Credit
1 CE (PT) Credit
1 Participation Credit
1 CME (DPM) Credit
1 CME (Other) Credit
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