Course Descriptions

PTA103 :  Physical Therapy Interventions 3

This course covers the pathology and management of arthritis, collagen disorders, and postural dysfunction; introduces types of stress and related intervention strategies; and includes the theoretical principles and practical applications of physical agents commonly used as interventions in physical therapy practice, including heat, cold, ultrasound, diathermy, light, electrical stimulation, biofeedback, and mechanical traction. Current concepts in pain science and related intervention strategies will be introduced and discussed.
Prerequisite: PTA102 and PTA102L, each with a grade of "C" or better; and concurrent enrollment in PTA103L.
Credit Hours: 5
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