Applications for Ankle Sprains

Discussion on applications for ankle sprains




At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the key components of an ankle sprain evaluation
  •  Identify evidence-based interventions for the treatment of an ankle sprain
  • Understand the Graston Technique® applications utilized to treat an ankle sprain
  • Understand the evidence supporting the use of Graston Technique® for the treatment of an ankle sprain

Your Instructors

Mike Ploski PT, ATC, OTS, GTS

Mike maintains a clinical practice at a rehabilitation company with four sites in the Indianapolis area and is a guest instructor in orthopedic manual therapy at the University of Indianapolis. He was a clinic director in Indianapolis for 12 years for a national rehabilitation company. Prior to that, he was a Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer for the PGA Tour and the CART racing league. Mike has been a GT-trained clinician since 1996 and a GT instructor since 1998. He joined Graston Technique, LLC in 2013 and now serves as Clinical Advisor. He works in close collaboration with the faculty members who teach Graston Technique in the curriculum of advanced degree programs in physical therapy and athletic training and represents GT at national conferences. Mike received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wabash College in 1984 and a Master of Education degree with a major in exercise physiology from Temple University in 1986. He earned a Master of Science degree from the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis in 1988. He has been a certified Athletic Trainer since 1985 and board certified in orthopedics since 1998.