Exercise Rehabilitation of the Ankle and Foot

Exercise Rehabilitation of the Ankle and Foot


According to the US National center for Health Statistics, more than 11 million physician visits were made for foot, toe, and ankle problems in 2003.  Of those, 2 million visits were for ankle sprains/strains and 800,000 were as a result of ankle fractures.  The ankle and foot are a common areas injured during daily activities, work, and sport.  During this four hour course, key structures, assessment, and exercise techniques will be discussed, covering the most effective ways to design an exercise program for clients recovering from inversion sprain, eversion sprain, Achilles tendonitis, high ankle sprain or ankle fracture.



– Identify the key structures involved in the ankle and foot
– Assess the ankle and foot to determine exercise readiness and progressions
– Discuss the five most common foot and ankle injuries – inversion sprain, eversion sprain, Achilles tendonitis, high ankle sprain, and ankle fracture
– Rehabilitation exercises and contraindications for the five most common ankle and foot injuries will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced.

4.0 BCRPA / 4.0 BCAK / 4.0 CMTBC / CSEP 4.0 PDC
LOCATION: Douglas College (Royal Ave & 8th St) – New Westminster, BC
ROOM: 1630
DATES: Sunday, May 6, 2012 – 8:45 am to 1:15 pm (4 contact hours)
**  Please note, this course will not be offered again until 2013 **



– $77 plus HST – pre-registration, prior to May 2
– $97 plus HST – late registration, after May 2
Course fee includes comprehensive and detailed course manual.



Rick Kaselj – MS, BSc, PK, CPT, CEP, CES

Rick Kaselj specializes in exercise rehabilitation, post-rehab, active rehabilitation, exercise therapy, and corrective exercise. He works in one-on-one and group rehabilitation settings training people who have been injured at work, in car accidents, and during sport activities. His clients and group exercise participants include a wide variety of individuals from healthy and special populations. Rick has given over 233 presentations to 4,531 fitness professionals and consumers across Canada while continuing to work in rehabilitation centers, physiotherapy clinics, fitness clubs, and personal training studios. Rick recently completed his Masters of Science degree, focusing on corrective exercise and therapeutic exercise for the rotator cuff. To reach Rick or learn about his exercise rehabilitation courses please visit ExercisesForInjuries.com.



8:45 am – 10:00 am –
10:00 am-11:00 am –
11:00 am – 11:15 am –
11:15 am – 12:30 pm –
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm –
** Participants – if you have your own yoga/stretch mat and foam roller, please bring it with you to class.

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Rick Kaselj, MS