Plantar Heel Pain

Overview

4.4 out of 5 (53 Reviews)

Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

6

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

4 Jan 2024

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Plantar heel pain is a pervasive issue that afflicts numerous adults and significantly hampers their quality of life. With diverse causative factors, ranging from common plantar fasciitis to more complex etiologies such as S1 radiculopathy and seronegative spondyloarthropathies, this activity comprehensively explores the condition. This condition underscores the pivotal role of an interprofessional team in recognizing and managing plantar heel pain effectively. The program facilitates a practical approach to identifying the underlying cause through comprehensive history-taking and physical examination, which form the foundation of accurate diagnosis. The activity discusses evidence-based management strategies, encompassing lifestyle modifications, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, rehabilitation, local injections, and surgical interventions. By participating in this activity, learners will be better prepared to address the challenges posed by plantar heel pain and improve patient outcomes through a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Apply lifestyle modifications, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, rehabilitation, local injections, and surgical interventions as appropriate.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of selected management strategies through ongoing assessment.

  • Recognize common conditions such as plantar fasciitis and complex etiologies like S1 radiculopathy and seronegative spondyloarthropathies.

  • Identify interprofessional team strategies to improve care coordination and communication to enhance outcomes for patients affected by plantar heel pain.

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In support of improving patient care, StatPearls, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physicians and Physician Associates: StatPearls, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians and PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Board of Pathology: Successful completion of this Continuing Certification activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 Lifelong Learning (CME) credits in the American Board of Pathology’s Continuing Certification Program.

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  3. Study the educational content of the enduring material.
  4. Choose the best answer to each activity test question. To receive credit and a certificate, you must pass the test questions with a minimum score of 100%.
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Disclaimer

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Faculty may discuss investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the FDA. Readers should verify all information before employing any therapies described in this educational activity.

The information provided for this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The information presented does not necessarily reflect the views of StatPearls or any commercial supporters of educational activities on statpearls.com. StatPearls expressly disclaims responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through a participant's misunderstanding of the content.

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Reviews

veru good review

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Paul F. on 12/26/2022

Stretches and arch supports are very important but were hardly mentionmed.

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RACHELLE N. on 1/24/2023

very well done

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