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Official Catalog September 2022 
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PTAP245 - Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course focuses on specialized rehabilitation techniques in patients suffering from orthopedic conditions and surgical procedures that result in musculoskeletal dysfunction. This course also explores the assistive, supportive, and protective devices used in the rehabilitation process. Emphasis will be on orthotics, prosthetics, wheelchairs and other assistive devices used during gait and activities of daily living. Appropriate exercise routines are introduced including identification of indications, precautions and contraindications with emphasis on safety and modification of treatment as needed.

Prerequisite(s): PTAP 202 , PTAP 210 
Corequisite(s): PTAP 230 , PTAP 240 , PTAP 260