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Catalog/Handbook 2018-2019 
Catalog/Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHT 2221C - Therapeutic Exercises in Physical Therapy II

2 hours Lecture, 2 hours Lab, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): PHT 1801L and PHT 2220C
Corequisite(s): PHT 2931
AA Elective: No
This lecture and laboratory course provides an introductory study of the neurological, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular bases for the application of therapeutic exercises, and is sequential in study with Therapeutic Exercises in Physical Therapy I (PHT 2220C). This course describes the general aspects of therapeutic exercise including, but not limited to, effects of medications on exercises, stages of rehabilitation, issues related to rehabilitation of amputees, and common indications and usages related to orthotics and prosthetics. Specific attention is given to the application of therapeutic exercise for specific body segments and joints of the upper extremities, lower extremities, and spine. The course also discusses the application of gait training for various pathologies and problems.

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