Learning outcomes of the course unit
To make students independent in the functional assessment and physiotherapy treatment of major trauma and rheumatic diseases.
The student will know and understand how to approach to the rehabiolitation of orthopedic patients.
Course contents summary
General principles of trauma rehabilitation and rheumatology. Time and pathophysiology of wound healing. Rehabilitation treatment of muscular disorders. Rehabilitation treatment of tendon disorders. Rehabilitation treatment of injuries of the shoulder and other joints
Principles of Economics joint, occupational therapy and ergonomics
Rehabilitation treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Rehabilitation treatment of osteoarthritis. Rehabilitation treatment of osteoporosis. Rehabilitation treatment of fibromyalg
Post surgical rehabilitation treatment of hip prosthesis and of the more common osteosynthesis
Post surgical rehabilitation treatment of knee prosthesis
Post surgical rehabilitation treatment of scapular-humeral periarthritis and shoulder prosthesis
REHABILITATION OF CONGENITAL CLUBFOOT
Ponseti rehabilitation method
REHABILITATION OF THE PATIENT WITH TRANSFEMORAL AMPUTATION
Rehabilitation of elderly patients with vascular desease and amputated thigh
Rehabilitation of young patients with post-trauma and amputated thigh
New prosthesis technologies.
J.K. Richardson, Z.A. Iglarsh. Clinica ortopedica terapia fisica. Verducci Editore.
Joseph J. Cipriano. Test ortopedici e neurologici. Verducci Editore
S. Brent Brotzman/Kevin E. Wilk. La riabilitazione in ortopedia. Elsevier
Tiziana Nava. La riabilitazione integrata delle malattie reumatiche. Masson
Material provided by the teacher
Oral and practical lessons
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral and practical exam