PHT 2252C - Orthopedic Disabilities and Treatment 4 credits | Offered: Spring
(45 contact hours of lecture, 45 contact hours of lab)
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Phase II of PTA program.
Required Grade: Pass with a C or better
This combined lecture and laboratory course introduces the student to the basic orthopedic physical therapy management as well as therapeutic applications related to tissue healing, joint mobilization, amputations, prosthetics, orthotics, and orthopedic congenital disorders. Emphasis will be placed on description and treatment of common and uncommon soft tissue injuries, fractures, and orthopedic diseases on each region of the body, identifying and practicing criterion based rehabilitation programs and management. Lab fee.
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