DPT 855 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy II, 4 credits

This course is a continuation of Musculoskeletal PT I. The principles studied in this course are related to the examination of and intervention for dysfunction of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines and the TMJ. In addition principles specific to spinal pathology and mechanics will be introduced. Pathologies investigated in Musculoskeletal PT I that affect the extremities will be re-examined in regard to their effect on the spine. (Lecture: 2 hours, Lab: 4 hours.)

Prerequisites: DPT 813, DPT 815, DPT 817, DPT 851, DPT 829, DPT 821.

Co-requisites: DPT 853, DPT 823, DPT 809, DPT 857, DPT 839. Spring