Online Courses

Comprehensive courses which get you started in making the most of plantar pressure analysis.

Free Introductory 30 minute online consultancy

Do you have questions about whether clinical plantar pressure analysis will benefit your practice?

Are you unsure which system will suit you best?

Do you have plantar pressure equipment but are not getting the full benefit from the information it provides?

Or maybe you are considering purchasing a pressure measuring mat, treadmill or in shoe system as a way of developing a point of difference in your clinic.

Click here to take advantage of our Free Introductory 30 minute online consultancy.

Many practitioners are keen to use plantar pressure analysis for the objective data it provides.

High definition calibrated equipment provides you with information that will transform your clinical practice.  If you can understand the data and make sense of what you’re seeing, you will understand your patient’s concerns.

When you understand how the foot and leg are working in real-time, you will understand why areas are being overloaded and how you can address the underlying cause, rather than just redistribute the high-pressure areas, potentially leaving the dysfunction to continue.

This understanding of the objective data provides targeted treatment strategies, which you can test and measure in real-time to see the outcome. Plantar pressure analysis gives you great confidence in your treatment plan and can significantly improve the results for your patient and your practice.

FAQ

Here are some frequently asked questions
regarding the online course

How do I register for a course?

Currently, the ‘Step Force Essentials‘ course is available for registration, but new courses will be available soon.

To register for the Step Force Essentials course simply find the page under ‘Sevices’ and follow the links, or click here

Can I take more than one course at a time?

Yes you can! Once you’ve registered for your first course and created an account you can easily purchase new courses and add them into your account.

My payment did not go through. What do I do?

The best thing to do if your payment didn’t work is to email our support team at support@chocchip.com.au, they will help you out 🙂

What are your terms and conditions?

You can view our full terms and conditions and privacy policy by clicking here

I’m registered, now what?

Now you are registered simply visit your user dashboard and click on the course you would like to start.

Follow the links to the first module, then the first lesson. Download the course material available on the page, click play on the video and start!

How do I access my course?

Once you’ve purchased and registered for a course simply click on the ‘My Dashboard‘ link in the top right of your devices navigation bar, or simply click here.

Can i access my course on more then one device?

Yes you can! The Step Force platform is available on any device that can access the internet, including phones, tablets, laptops and PCs. Our platform is also compatible with both Macs and PCs.

What do I do if I’ve forgotten my password?

If you’ve forgotten your password it’s easy to resent. Simply click on the ‘Forgotten Password‘ link at the login page, or click here.

Enter your email address or username and we’ll send you instructions to reset your password.

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Start your plantar pressure analysis online learning now, and keep an eye on our upcoming courses.

 The Step Force Essentials – diagnosis of foot dysfunction using plantar pressure course includes:

  • links to the most up to date research,
  • video demonstrations of weight bearing and non weight bearing clinical tests, and
  • the Step Force Quickstart.

Step Force Essentials

$400 USD

The Stepforce Essentials course provides practical skills you can immediately apply to your clinical practice. As a significant investment in your clinic, making the most of your plantar pressure equipment, is key to success. Better outcomes for your patients will position you as the “go to” gait expert with objective, evidence based solutions.

Step Force Quickstart

$150 USD

The Step Force Essentials Quickstart is a great place to start learning plantar pressure analysis, providing four short Modules containing the key elements of the full Step Force Essentials course.   It will get you started,  but for a full understanding we recommend the Step Force Essentials course to really benefit your clinical practice.

Orthotic Prescription & Design using plantar pressure analysis

Available March 2020

The Running Lab – Treadmill Plantar Pressure analysis

Available June 2020

The Balance Clinic – Analysis of posture and balance using plantar pressure analysis

Available June 2020

Step Force Student Testimonies

Paul delivers a comprehensive look at this new modality (pressure analysis) that is relevant and necessary to the progress and development as experts in the field of gait patterns and pathology

Rob Dick Sunshine Coast, Australia

I got 10 times more out of this event than expected. Practical, next day implementable knowledge and a new motivation for pressure system analysis

Tyson Franklin JnrSydney, Australia

Great course that makes pressure mapping make more sense. I will be putting what I learnt into practice on Monday!

Mark CaldwellVictoria Point, Australia

A tremendous insight into plantar pressures and relevance to foot pathologies

Judi FranceToowoomba, Australia