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2013-2014 University Catalog 
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 516 - Musculoskeletal PT II

This is the second course within a three-course sequence focusing on musculoskeletal physical therapy. This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge of the pathology and pathomechanics of musculoskeletal dysfunction from disease, trauma, disuse, and the aging process in the lower quarter of the human body. Examination and intervention principles, including the therapeutic exercise and joint manipulation, are presented. Emphasis is placed on differential diagnosis, clinical decision making, and the components of patient/client management, consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, in order to maximize individual patient outcomes. Students will practice the development, implementation, and progression of appropriate interventions as part of an overall physical therapy plan of care.
3 lecture/3 lab hrs (12-week format)

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: PT 556)

Credits: 4