PRINCIPLES OF MANUAL THERAPY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The sudents will be introduced to the concept of “Clinical Reasoning” and to its use in Rehabilitation and to an approach aimed to evaluation and treatment based on functional anatomy and physiopathology of skeleto-muscular tissue and its relation with function/dysfunction.
The students will learn to use these principles and concepts to evaluate effectively and reliably the problems of the patients.
Based on this evaluation the students will learn to implement a problem-solving approach. To this aim they will analyse, integrate and implement the rehabilitative approaches considered as the most effective and reliable using as examples some body segments
Course contents summary
Introduction and definition of MT; Clinical reasoning in MT; The seven main point in the patient evaluation; The case history
Material provided by the teacher
Oral lessons and practical
Assessment methods and criteria
Brief dissertation on an argument of MT
Preparation of a case history
Oral and practical examination