May 23, 2022  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 407 - Physical Therapy Interventions I

This course explores and integrates the basic principles of heat, cold, massage, compression, and electrotherapeutic techniques in the management of patients with impairments and functional limitations due to a variety of orthopedic, neurological, and medical conditions. Management strategies and techniques to promote healing in dermal wounds and burns will also be addressed. This course will stress a problem-solving approach for the section and application of appropriate procedures to manage pain, edema, limitations in motion, muscle weakness, and wound healing. Clinical decision making will be practiced throughout the course to develop appropriate treatment strategies and applications for the use of these physical agents for initial treatment as well as treatment modification based on assessment of physiological and physical responses to these.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisites: PT 406, PT 415, PT 425, PT 431, PT 485, and HS 400)



Credits: 2