2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    May 08, 2021  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]


Credits: Three
Prerequisite: PHTH 626; PHTH 645, PHTH 646 For PT Students
This course introduces the student to conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system particularly of the elbow, forearm, wrist/hand, and temporomandibular joint. Amputations, prosthetics, and orthoses for orthopedic conditions will be discussed. Musculoskeletal diseases, disorders, or conditions are presented for the purpose of determining preferred practice patterns or physical therapy diagnoses. Pathophysiology, diagnostic procedures, examination, and evaluation of musculoskeletal conditions will be included in discussion of treatment planning and outcomes. The student will develop practical experiences of clinical examination and intervention skills in a laboratory setting that parallel the lecture component of this course.