Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Verona)

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS - PERCORSI RIABILITATIVI NEI DISORDINI MUSCOLO-SCHELETRICI

Course code
4S007308
Name of lecturer
Marialuisa Gandolfi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 2A1S dal Oct 1, 2019 al Nov 15, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

The student will improve knowledge of the pathophysiology of the neuro-musculoskeletal disorders including pain syndromes resulting from acute and chronic diseases, relevant in rehabilitation.
To know the rehabilitative pathways of the main musculoskeletal conditions of physiotherapeutic interest such as, for example: outcomes of orthopaedic-traumatological surgery of the lower limb, upper and trunk; low back pain and cervicalgia; rheumatic diseases. To know and know how to apply the main outcome indicators to measure the patient's clinical improvement.

Syllabus

Pathophysiology and rehabilitative pathways of the main musculoskeletal conditions of physiotherapeutic interest such as, for example: outcomes of orthopedic-traumatological surgery of the lower limb, upper and trunk; lumbago and cervicalgia; rheumatic diseases.
The main outcome indicators to measure the patient's clinical improvement. Pathophysiology and classification of pain syndromes resulting from acute and chronic diseases: nociceptive pain, neuropathic and mixed pain.
Pathophysiology, assessment and guidelines for the treatment of lumbosacral pain syndromes
Physical therapy application in clinical practice.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Robert Manske, Brent Brotzman La riabilitazione in ortopedia (Edizione 3) edra masson 2014 978-0-323-05590-1
F. Grassi, U. Pazzaglia, G. Pilato, G. Zatti Manuale di Ortopedia e Traumatologia (Edizione 2) Elsevier 2012 ISBN 978-8-821-43252-1

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam in which the student will demonstrate to have achieved the stated learning objectives.





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