2011-12 Student Catalog 
    Jun 29, 2022  
2011-12 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTA 112L - Physical Therapy Foundations Laboratory

1 Cr.

This course provides the foundations necessary for Clinical Orthopedics. Common orthopedic assessment procedures utilized in physical therapy, as well as documentation of the collected data are introduced. The assessment procedures include manual muscle testing, goniometry, gross screening versus definitive testing of sensory status, and deep tendon reflexes. Basic theories, principles and methods of therapeutic exercise and stretching will also be covered. As additional foundations for Clinical Orthopedics, the physiology of tissue healing and repair, arthritis, connective tissue diseases and associated pharmacology will be discussed. This is a 7.5 week modular course which is offered the second half of the semester. (Usually offered Fall semester.)

Pre-Requisites that may be met concurrently: PTA 110, PTA 111L, PTA 116, BIO 213, and BIO 213L

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