The Examination Process

Elective Unit

Core Information

This unit provides the examination process for assessing foot and lower limb dysfunction. The Case Study of an acute forefoot capsulitis condition with an underlying cause of chronic dysfunction provides an excellent example of using the examination process to address both the immediate injury and the underlying dysfunction.  It includes comprehensive video explanations of the patient assessments to take you into the clinical setting.

Content includes:

  • 4 X video sessions – a total of approximately 90 minutes of content
  • Test questions to assist your understanding and for you to receive an Achievement Certificate at the completion of the unit.
  • Unit Content
    1. Components of examination
    2. Case study: non-weight bearing tests
    3. Case study: weight bearing tests & plantar pressure
    4. Case study: Initial Treatment Plan