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Manual Techniques II

This course is the second in a series of two manual techniques courses that will enable the student to have an in-depth understand & “hands on experience” of manual techniques relevant to current clinical practice. The course focuses on joint-related manual techniques for evaluation & intervention in the following contests: to modulate pain, to increase joint range or motion, reduce soft tissue inflammation, induce relaxation, to improve contractile & non-contractile tissue extensibility, & to improve muscle activation. The course also provides the students with an introduction to the assessment of motion, including goniometry. A problem solving approach based on the International Classification of Function framework will be utilized throughout this course.

Course #
PT-GE 2009
Units
3
Term
Spring
Department