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Orthopedics - Eval and Treatment
Course Objectives


At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

1. perform a subjective examination and identify the nature, severity and irritability of the patient's problem

2. perform an objective examination and identify musculo-skeletal structures that require treatment or further examination; including posture, articular, neurological, dural, compression, traction, arterial patency and peripheral joint screening tests, layer and tenderness palpation of articular and soft tissue structures

3. Analyze the examination data including relevant pathology to establish the patient's problems

4. understand the process of wound repair and the principles of physiotherapy in assisting this process

5. understand the principles of the effect and application of spinal traction

6. identify the indications, and contraindications of manual and mechanical spinal traction

7. understand the principles of the effect and application of spinal exercises

8. identify the indications, and contraindications for a spinal orthotic

9. record examination data, problems, plans and procedures in a standardized format


THIS COURSE COSTS $89.00.

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