American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Meeting Day 2

Excellent speakers and teachers today, including the team surgeon for the Green Bay Packers, distinguished faculty from Italy, United Kingdom and Germany, and Olympic Swimmer Gary Hall, Jr..  Dr. Hoy learned about the following topics:

  • Plantar Fascia Rupture
  • Jone’s Fracture
  • Lisfranc’s Joint Injury
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Navicular Stress Fracture
  • Ankle Equinus
  • Bunion Surgery in the Athlete
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Hallux Limitus/Rigidus
  • Turf Toe
  • Ankle Sprains

Dr. Hoy also attended a cadaver workshop where he learned surgical techniques in the following procedures:

  • Achilles tendon problems such as ruptures, heel spurs (Haglund’s deformity), bursitis
  • Tendon transfers such as for posterior tibial and peroneal tendon injuries
  • Tarsal tunnel release
  • Jones fractures
  • Turf toe repair
  • Plantar plate repair
  • Plantar fascia removal