NDPT 7663: Clinical Problems VI: Neuromuscular II (5)
Lecture: 7, Lab: 3, Other: 0
This course emphasizes advanced neuromuscular evaluation and treatment rationales and principles related across the lifespan. Emphasis is on principles of normal movement and maintenance of posture, their application to abnormal central nervous system function in individuals with a variety of neurological pathologies including CVA's, Parkinson's disease, MS, Alzheimer's, Huntington's disease, spinal cord injuries and peripheral nerve injuries. This course includes contemporary concepts of motor control as well as the traditional neurodevelopment approaches. Specific approaches and innovative contemporary interventions are selected for application in the development of comprehensive rehabilitation plans.