Marymount University

Graduate Catalog 2013-14

PT 720 Evaluation and Management of Patients with Peripheral Musculoskeletal Disorders

Focuses on the management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders particularly affecting the appendicular skeleton. Emphasis is on outpatient rehabilitation to normalize movement and prevent injury recurrence. Problem-based, patient-centered cases guide the learning activities. The theory and practice of manual therapy, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF), and progressive orthopedic rehabilitation are major components of the course. Students also participate in supervised clinical practice. Offered fall semester only. Prerequisites: PT 700-702, 710-713. Corequisite: PT 721. (5)

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