Jan 21, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PT 710 Musculoskeletal System III

This course provides an in-depth study of the evaluation and physical management of musculoskeletal conditions of the spine and pelvic girdle. Format is a combination of lecture and laboratory experiences with an emphasis on the development of psychomotor skills. Various orthopedic manual physical therapy approaches are covered as are common orthopedic surgical procedures for the spine. Students learn to integrate concepts of various approaches to physical therapy management with specific examination and intervention techniques to address both surgical and non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions. Screening procedures to rule out contributions to clinical presentations from other body systems are included. The principles of worksite injury prevention and industrial rehabilitation are introduced in this course. Attention is given to the application of principles of musculoskeletal system rehabilitation across the lifespan and across clinical settings. Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): PT 607, PT 610 and PT 709



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