GENERAL REHABILITATION METHODOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The educational goals of the integrated course are to provide students with knowledge on instrumental and manual physiotherapeutic techniques and their biological effects.
The student is also expected to be able to assess the patient’s objective and subjective data in the planning of the physiotherapeutic and nursing care process and be able to identify the most important prevention measures, as regards ergonomics and nursing practices, in the handling of the patient.
Course contents summary
Physical Medicine and Principles of Massotherapy (SSD MED/34) 1 Credit
Prof. Giovanni Soncini (PR), Dr. Paolo Epifani (PC)
Physical treatment methods: general details
Thermotherapy; Electric currents; Microwaves; Phototherapy; Ultrasound; Laser therapy; Mesotherapy; Magnetotherapy
The application of physical treatment methods in orthopedic diseases: indications and contraindications
Module Instrumental Assessment and Innovation in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Prof. Cosimo Costantino
Massotherapy, Surface electromyography; Baropodometricevaluation ; Hyperthermia; T.E.CA.R.therapy; Laser ND-YAG; CRYOULTRSOUND SEQEX Cold therapy
General assessment of the patient (SSD MED/48) 0.8 Credits
Physiotherapist Annalisa Cavaldonati (PR), Physiotherapist Annarita Molinari (PC)
MOVEMENT / POSTURE connected with the disease; examples
WHAT CAN WE SEE: what to do /how to do it!
It is not really a question of disease; types of patient: what to see and how to act
WHAT HAPPENS: primary signs /secondary signs
WHAT WE SHOULD SEE: observation and assessment of the signs
COMPENDIO DI MEDICINA RIABILITATIVA - Authors: M.Pizzetti, I. Caruso - Edizioni Mediche Scientifiche Internazionali