Sep 23, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AT 552 Therapeutic Modalities

This course covers the principles for the use of superficial and deep thermal agents including moist heat packs, ultrasound, whirlpool, paraffin, cold packs, ice massage and cold compression units. Biophysical effects of temperature, elevation, depression and compression are discussed. The principles of the electrical modalities for use in decreasing pain, decreasing inflammation, facilitating muscle contraction and use for biofeedback training are covered. The uses of traction, compression and basic Western massage are covered. Credit(s): 3



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