Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Injuries

Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Injuries
Basic principles, techniques, and progression of orthopedic/musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEXSC 415
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining EXSC 418
Course Outcomes

Tissue Healing

Understand tissue healing and how therapeutic exercise affects tissue healing.

Functional Progression

Understand the concept of functional progression and how it guides individual rehabilitation protocols. Rehabilitation is not a recipe that fits all people.

Therapeutic Exercise, ROM, and Manual Therapy Techniques

Apply and understand therapeutic exercise, range of motion, and manual therapy techniques to enhance the goals within a rehabilitation plan for athletic injury.

Goals of Rehabilitation

Synthesize the different goals of rehabilitation to be combined for any injury and condition to return the patient to full activity.