Sports and Exercise Medicine

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Foot Problems For The Family Doctor-Beyond Plantar Fasciitis

Thursday, November 23
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Foot problems which family Doctors may frequently encounter for diagnosis and management encompasses an entire podiatric undergraduate program, and so this discussion will focus on the biomechanical and anatomic basis for better understanding the core clinical bedside concepts for intelligent physical diagnosis. The mechanics of the foot/ankle pulley systems and three Roman foot arches aggravating foot pain syndromes will be discussed. Photographic illustrations will take us to the bedside. Skin and nail pathology will not be discussed but rather mechanical and inflammatory pathology presenting largely with pain and deformity. The emphasis will be on local/regional pathology with some commentary on referred and neuropathic pain and the role of imaging. The goal will be multiple pearls in clinical podologic diagnosis.

Leslie Goldenberg

Dr. Leslie Goldenberg is a General Internist and Geriatrician with current specialty focus in lower extremity and wound care. He is appointed to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and is the Medical Director/ Founder of The Walking Mobility Clinics. As a LOWER EXTREMITOLOGIST the clinical practice deals with gait and mobility disorders and the non-surgical management of orthopaedic, cutaneous, vascular and neuro-musculosketal problems of the leg and foot.

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