NDPT 7612: Clinical Problems I: Musculoskeletal I (5)

Lecture: 5, Lab: 6, Other: 0

The course will address physical therapy examination, evaluation and treatment of common peripheral joint musculoskeletal conditions. Current evidence regarding tests and measures will be emphasized to assist in differential diagnosis of common musculoskeletal conditions, while current best evidence for interventions will be applied and practiced in case scenarios. Interventions including manual techniques (thrust and non-thrust joint mobilization, soft tissue massage, muscle energy, etc.) ambulation and functional activity progression, and therapeutic exercise will be emphasized. Learning will be approached through tutorial and practical lab and information sessions.