Dem Bones: Foot Bone Connected to the Leg Bone - Functional Connection Between a Pathological Flatfoot and Proximal Extremity Symptoms



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Target Audience

Podiatrists and physical therapists. 


  • Discuss the biomechanical benefits of an Evan's calcaneal osteotomy.
  • Discuss the pathomechanics of a flexible flat foot deformity.
  • Discuss the functional connection between overpronation and proximal lower extremity pain.


Mindi Feilmeier, D.P.M.’05

Mindi Feilmeier, DPM, FACFAS
Assistant Professor, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines University
Clinician, Foot and Ankle Clinic, Des Moines University


  • DPM, Des Moines University
  • BS, Buena Vista University
  • Residency: Trinity Regional Medical Center Fort Dodge, IA 2005-2007


  • American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery-Board Certified in Foot and Rearfoot/Ankle Reconstructive Surgery
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Fellow
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Member and Young Physician Liaison to the Board of Trustees
  • Iowa Podiatric Medical Society, Board Member
  • Iowa Podiatric Licensure Board Member

Areas of Expertise    

  • Heel Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Podiatry

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Feilmeier has no financial relationships to disclose.

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