Apr 20, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

PTA 104 Physical Therapy Procedures II

Credits: (2)
This course presents the principles, theory, effects and contraindications of forms of electrotherapy, deep heat modalities, ultraviolet and traction. Mechanisms of injury and the healing process are taught. Theory and principles of passive range of motion and therapeutic exercise are introduced. Theory of peripheral joint mobilization and stretching is discussed. Basic assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries are introduced and discussed. Prerequisite(s): PTA 101 , PTA 102 , PTA 102L , PTA 107 , and PTA 108 , or permission of instructor Co-requisite(s): PTA 104L , PTA 105 , and PTA 109 , or permission of instructor.