PT 251 Clinical Proc III Orthopedic

The student will study physical therapy interventions for musculoskeletal conditions. Pathology related to these conditions will be discussed. Orthopedic musculoskeletal, soft-tissue and connective tissue conditions are covered. This course also discusses orthopedic pediatric and geriatrics. Each joint is discussed in lecture with progression treatment techniques covered in lab. Wellness, obesity, pharmacology, and diagnostic imaging are discussed. This course is taken simultaneously with PT 252 (Neurological). Prerequisites: PT 121, PT 131, PT 132, PT 141, PT 142, PT 143, SC 253 and SC 254. Contact Hours: (2,3)