Dr. Patrick DeHeer’s Lecture Information

Dr. Patrick DeHeer is an experienced podiatrist and the creator of the Equinus Brace. His schedule, including past and present lectures, is listed below, including each topic, organization, location and year. 

Upcoming Lectures:

  • Goldfarb Meeting (Annapolis, MD) – December 2-4
  • NCFAS Annual Meeting (Greensboro, NC) – January 12-15
  • FPMA SAM Meeting – January 18-22
  • Midwinter Seminar (RFUSM North Chicago, IL) – January 20-21
  • GPMA Annual Summit (Atlanta, GA) – February 15-18
  • KPMA Meeting (Lexington, KY) – April 21-23
  • Midwest Podiatry Conference (Chicago, IL) – April 27-30

Past Lectures:

  • Indiana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Fall Convention (Indianapolis, IN) – October 20-23
  • Wisconsin Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific & Membership Meeting (Wisconsin Dells, WI) – September 30-October 1
  • Heartland Foot & Ankle Conference (Des Moines, IA) – September 28-29
  • Virgina Podiatric Medical Association Summer Scientific Seminar (Virginia Beach, VA) – August 18-21
  • Presence St. Joseph Hospital (Chicago, IL) – August 17
  • Surgical Management of Equinus – International Federation of Podiatrists World Congress, Montreal, Canada – 2016.
  • Equinus Management for Better Orthotic Outcomes – International Federation of Podiatrists World Congress, Montreal, Canada – 2016.
  • Equinus Management for Better Orthotic Outcomes – Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association, French Lick, IN – 2016.
  • Equinus in the Pediatric Patient – American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics 2nd Annual Pediatric Foot & Ankle Seminar – Yosemite, CA – 2016.
  • Equinus Management for Better Orthotic Outcomes – Great Lakes Conference Michigan Podiatric Medical Association – Dearborn, MI – 2016.
  • Surgical Management of Equinus – Goldfarb Clinical Conference, Valley Forge, PA – 2015.
  • Equinus Management for Better Orthotic Outcomes – American Association of Podiatric Practice Management, Nashville, TN – 2015.
  • Surgical Management of Equinus – Indiana Podiatric Medical Association, Indianapolis, IN – 2015.
  • Non-Surgical Management of Equinus – Indiana Podiatric Medical Association, Indianapolis, IN – 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Amniox Meeting, Miami, FL 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Florida Podiatric Medical Association, Orlando, FL – 2015.
  • Equinus – In the Athlete – New Mexico Podiatric Medical Association, Albuquerque, NM – 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – New Mexico Podiatric Medical Association, Albuquerque, NM – 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Michigan Podiatric Medical Association, Detroit, MI – 2015
  • Equinus – In the Athlete – Michigan Podiatric Medical Association, Detroit, MI – 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics, Miami, FL – 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Mid-Eastern Academy of the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association, Akron, OH – 2015.
  • Equinus – The Basics – American Podiatric Medical Association National Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL – 2015.
  • Equinus – Biomechanics – American Podiatric Medical Association National Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL – 2015.
  • Equinus – Non-Surgical Treatment – American Podiatric Medical Association National Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL – 2015.
  • Equinus – Non-Surgical Treatment – Toes In The Sand, Boca Raton, FL – 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Toes In The Sand, Boca Raton, FL– 2015.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, Baltimore, MD – 2015.
  • Equinus – The Basics – The Academy Annual Meeting of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Chicago, IL – 2014.
  • Equinus – Biomechanics – The Academy Annual Meeting of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Chicago, IL – 2014.
  • Equinus – Non-Surgical Treatment – The Academy Annual Meeting of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Chicago, IL – 2014.
  • Equinus – In the Athlete – Ohio Foot & Ankle Medical Association, Columbus, OH – 2014.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Amniox Meeting, Miami, FL 2014.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – American Society of Podiatric Surgeons National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA 2014.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – 2014 Quickie Seminar Midwest Podiatry Academy, Dayton, OH 2014.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Indiana Podiatric Medical Association, Indianapolis, IN – 2014.
  • Equinus Management – Grant Medical Foot & Ankle Seminar, Columbus, OH – 2012.
  • Equinus Management – Georgia State Podiatric Medical Association, Atlanta, GA – 2012.
  • Equinus Management – Grand Rounds Clinical Institute Humanitas, Milan, Italy, – 2011.
  • Equinus and the Diabetic Patient – Save a live, Save a limb foundation, Orlando, FL – 2011.
  • Diabetes and Equinus – 2011 Quickie Seminar by Midwest Podiatry Academy, Belterra Hotel & Casino, IN – 2011.
  • Management of Mild to Moderate Equinus Deformity – Chicago Lower Extremity Surgical Symposium, Rosemont, IL – 2011.
  • Equinus Management – Illinois Podiatric Medical Association State Meeting, Lisle, IL – 2011.
  • Equinus Management – American Podiatric Medical Association National Meeting, Boston, MA – 2011.

 

 Lectures Available:

  • Equinus – The Basics. Discusses the definition, evaluation, associated conditions, classification and literature review of these components of Equinus deformity. Estimated time 20 minutes.
  • Equinus – Biomechanics. The complexities of the biomechanics of Equinus are discussed and used to help explain the role of Equinus in foot pathomechanics by reviewing the literature. Estimated time 20 minutes.
  • Equinus – Non-Surgical Treatment. Review of the literature to discuss what is stretching with non-surgical treatment, how to stretch, the role of the subtalar joint in stretching, manual stretching vs. brace stretching and the use a new method for stretching. Estimated time 20 minutes.
  • Equinus – In the Athlete. Review of the role of equinus in the athlete defining the condition, examining prevalence, examination of non-surgical treatment, and specifically the role of equinus in elite athletes. Estimated time 20 minutes.
  • Surgical Treatment of Equinus Deformity – Examines the different options of surgical treatment of equinus deformity with a literature review and recommendation of preferred choice. Estimated time 20 minutes.
  • Equinus Management for Improved Orthotic Outcomes – This lecture examines the definition of equinus, the frequency of equinus, pathological conditions associated with equinus, the biomechanics of the medial arch, the biomechanics of equinus, the effects of static stretching on the muscle-tendon unit, how long Achilles tendon stretching should be done daily, the effect of stretching on ankle joint range of motion, the importance of subtalar position during stretching, the methods of stretching the Achilles tendon, unilateral vs. bilateral stretching, relationship between orthotic correction and equinus deformation, the role of shoe drop in equinus management. Estimated time 45 minutes. 
  • Equinus in the Pediatric Patient – This lecture examines the definition of equinus, the frequency of equinus, pathological conditions associated with equinus, the biomechanics of the medial arch, the biomechanics of equinus, the effects of static stretching on the muscle-tendon unit, how long Achilles tendon stretching should be done daily, the effect of stretching on ankle joint range of motion, the importance of subtalar position during stretching, the methods of stretching the Achilles tendon, unilateral vs. bilateral stretching, examines the different options of surgical treatment of equinus deformity with a literature review and recommendation of preferred choice. Estimated time 45 minutes.