2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHTH 523 - Physical Agents

Credits: Two (2)
This course presents a wide range of physical therapy treatment procedures that use electricity, electromagnetic energy, heat, cold, light, sound, traction and compression to produce specific theraputic goals. The physiologic impacts of each physical agent on normal and abnormal human bodies are observed and studied. Students develop skills in the safe and appropriate application of physical agents to the human body. Principles and practice of examination and evaluation skills and integration of anatomy and kinesiology principles are included within this course.
Prerequisite: PHTH-509, PHTH-522, PHTH-525, PHTH-529, and PHTH-531; For PT Students
Corequisite: PHTH-523L