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

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS - METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA NEI DISORDINI MUSCOLO-SCHELETRICI

Course code
4S007308
Name of lecturer
Adriano Rigo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
FISIO ROV 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Feb 1, 2021 al Mar 12, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

1) To know the aspects that contribute to the genesis and persistence of musculoskeletal disorders
2) Being able to carry out an evaluation of the patient that take into consideration:
- recognition of red flags
- basic examination of peripheral joints
- evaluation of psycho-social factors
- evaluation of other prognostic factors (comorbidity, lifestyle ...)
3) To know how to apply joint and soft tissue mobilization techniques and be able to propose therapeutic exercises calibrated on the clinical characteristics of the patient
4) Being able to manage the patient in a bio-psycho-social perspective, proposing a treatment that takes into consideration:
- if the patient has to be manage by a physiotherapist
- functional and / or structural impairments
- psycho-social factors
- lifestyle and comorbidity

Syllabus

- introduction to musculoskeletal disorders
- tissue adaptation and pathophysiological processes of musculoskeletal system
- main tissues problems in musculoskeletal disorders
- joint dysfunctions
- myofascial dysfunctions
- issues of active mobility
- pain in musculoskeletal disorders
- clinical reasoning
- evaluation and management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M.A. Jones, D. Rivett Clinical Reasoning in Musculoskeletal Practice (Edizione 2) Elsevier 2019 9780702059766

Assessment methods and criteria

written with open questions about a clinical case





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