PHTY 660. Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy III. 1 Hour.

Semester course; .75 lecture and .5 laboratory hours. 1 credit. Prerequisites: PHTY 508 and PHTY 648. Synthesizes information from the prerequisite classes through case study examples, hands-on practice and lecture on the incorporation of musculoskeletal evaluation and treatment. Emphasizes clinical reasoning in determining individualized physical therapy interventions based off of a comprehensive physical therapy evaluation. Focuses on case study examples of complicated patient presentations to help better prepare students to treat patients with multiple co-morbidities and impairments. Highlights commonly seen movement pattern dysfunctions throughout the course to help students to both identify and treat regional interdependent impairments related to the patient’s primary complaint.