MAATA 2018

June 20, 2018

On Friday, May 18th, 2018 and on May 7, 2019, Foot Management sponsored a lower extremity course at the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Conference in Ocean City MD. Assessment, Treatment and Orthotic Intervention for the Management of Lower Extremity Sports-Related Injuries was a 6-hour Evidence-Based Practice course. Some of the topics included normal and abnormal biomechanics, Foot Posture Index, analysis of rearfoot and forefoot, walking gait analysis, joint mobilization techniques, hip and manual therapy exercises, fabrication of foot orthotics, casting demonstration, footwear discussion and types of foot orthotics and accommodations. 

Speakers for this course included:

Mark Beckett, PT, COMT –Select Physical Therapy, Orlando, Florida

Jack Brautigam, PT, ATC- President, HealthWorks Rehab & Fitness, Morgantown, WV

Lee Cohen, DPM – Podiatrist, Cherry Hill, NJ & Philadelphia Eagles

Cody Gankiewicz, C.Ped- General Manager, Foot Management, Inc.

John Kasik, MS, ATC, C.Ped- Assoc AD/Sports Medicine at University of South Carolina

Jill Manners, MS, MPT, LAT, ATC, PT, COMT- Athletic Training Director, University Of Georgia 

Denise Massie, DPT, LAT, MS, ATC – Assoc. Professor, Athletic Training, Shenandoah University 

Jay Scifers, DScPT, PT, SCS, LAT, ATC- Chair, Dept of Rehabilitation Sciences/ Program Director, Athletic Training, Moravian College