34.608 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4691
Status Active

This course is the first of a three-course series which explores physical therapy management of musculoskeletal dysfunction. In this first course, general models for physical therapy intervention will be presented. The evaluation, treatment and prevention of pathological conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system of the lower extremity will be emphasized. Normal function will be included as a basis for recognizing and therapeutically resolving dysfunction of skeletal and joint structures, muscles and soft tissues. A problem-solving approach to resolve impairments, contributing to functional limitations and disabilities, will be stressed.All physical therapy graduate courses (number 34.) are restricted to PT majors only.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: Physical Therapy Graduate Students only.