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June 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The AOPA National Education Delivery Committee brings you Dr Glen Whittaker, to present a webinar about Orthotic Management of Plantar Heel Pain.


Dr Glen Whittaker is an Endorsed Podiatrist and a Lecturer in the Discipline of Podiatry at La Trobe University. Glen coordinates, teaches and designs curriculum for a variety of podiatry subjects, particularly those focusing on clinical skills for podiatrists and prescribing medicines. He is a member of the Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network, the Australian Podiatry Association, and is a non-medical member of the Australian Rheumatology Association. Glen’s PhD evaluated the effectiveness of foot orthoses versus corticosteroid injection for plantar heel pain, and he has an ongoing research interest in this area and with inflammatory heel pain.

Glen will present a webinar on the use of foot orthoses for the management of plantar heel pain. The webinar will focus on the current evidence regarding the effectiveness of foot orthoses for plantar heel pain, what mechanisms may explain how foot orthoses work for plantar heel pain, and some suggestions for clinical practice.

Date: Thursday, June 25

Time: 1pm AEST

The webinar will be recorded and available via the AOPA website for those unable to attend at the allocated time.