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PHT 1224C - Therapeutic Techniques and Disabilities

4 credits | Offered: Fall
(45 contact hours of lecture, 45 contact hours of lab)
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Phase II of the PTA program.
Required Grade: Pass with a C or better.
This course is designed to give the student foundational knowledge about the methods, types and uses of a variety of therapeutic techniques utilized in the clinical setting. It introduces concepts of therapeutic techniques starting with the basic principles of therapeutic exercise and continues with applied techniques to include: range of motion, stretching, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, resistance training, manual muscle testing, aerobic exercise and aquatics. The course concludes with specific exercise regimes for the geriatric and obstetric patient and basic taping techniques. Lab sessions are intermixed with lecture sessions to practice various skills presented in class as seen on the course outline. Lab fee.

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