• Course Code: PHTH315
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3Lec,0Cln,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course covers knowledge related to disorders, sports injuries, and surgeries of spine and lower quadrant in addition to related orthotics and prosthetics. Emphasis will be done on pathophysiology, clinical features, medical and surgical interventions, and the corresponding physical therapy management including examination, evaluation/assessment, treatment planning, intervention, and prevention are thus discussed for each of the conditions or surgeries covered. A problem solving approach, to resolve impairments contributing to functional limitations and disabilities, is emphasized. Pre-req: ANAT 204.