Putting It Into Practice: Ankle Instability

Part 1: Lateral Ankle Instability
Thursday, February 22
7:00 – 8:30 pm Central Time

Part 2: Syndesmosis
Thursday, April 25
7:00 – 8:30 pm Central Time


Putting It Into Practice is a series of webinars providing the basics of foot and ankle clinical care. The series is ideal for physical therapists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, athletic trainers, orthopaedic residents, and primary care physicians.


Ankle Instability Part 1: Lateral Ankle Instability
Faculty: Megan R. Wolf, MD; Kenneth W. DeFontes, MD; Steven Short, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS

Topics include Acute Ankle Sprains, Chronic Ankle Sprains, and Return to Sport.

Part 1 is now available for purchase as CME OnDemand!

Ankle Instability Part 2: Syndesmosis
Faculty: Kerri L. Bell, MD; Kaitlin C. Neary, MD; Kristopher Porter, DPT, OCS

Topics include Diagnosis and Work Up, Management and Outcomes, and Physical Therapy for syndesmosis injuries.


The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery's Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABOS credit.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.5 hours/CEUs. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Overview and Objectives page.


Disclosures - Lateral Ankle Instability


Megan R. Wolf, MD (Faculty)
Nothing to disclose

Kenneth W. DeFontes, MD (Faculty)
Nothing to disclose

Steve Short, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS (Faculty)
Nothing to disclose

Stephanie Albin, DPT (Planner)
Nothing to disclose

Lauren E. Geaney, MD (Planner)
Novastep: Paid Consultant
Paragon 28: Paid Consultant; Royalties
Smith & Nephew: Paid Consultant
Vilex: Paid Consultant

Tracy Harig, RN (Planner)
Nothing to disclose

Brandon King, MD (Planner)
Heron Therapeutics: Paid Consultant (Terminated)

Joseph O'Neil, MD (Planner)
Nothing to disclose

Richard Zell, MD (Planner)
Nothing to disclose

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.


Questions? Contact the AOFAS Education Department at