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

Rehabilitation of osteoarticular diseases - MEDICINA FISICA E RIABILITAZIONE DELL'APPARATO LOCOMOTORE

Course code
4S000135
Name of lecturer
Marialuisa Gandolfi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 18, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

FISIO VR 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE

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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.
The student will acquire knowledge of functional assessment to identify neuro-musculoskeletal dysfunctions resulting in acute and chronic diseases related to recovery.
The student will be able to define the rehabilitative goals and understand the treatment plan of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders including the pain syndromes, in a multidisciplinary team environment.

Syllabus

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 lumbo-sacral pain syndromes (non-specific low back pain, low back sciatica, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Spondilolisi e spondilolistesi)
Myofascial pain syndrome and myofascial dysfunction: pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment in rehabilitation.
Compartimental regional pain syndromes and algodistrophy: pathophysiology, classification and guidelines for the rehabilitation treatment.
Carpal tunnel syndrome: pathophysiology, evaluation and principles of conservative treatment (physical therapy, orthotic, therapeutic exercise)
Rizoartrosi: pathophysiology, evaluation and principles of conservative treatment (physical therapy, orthotic, therapeutic exercise)
Guidelines for the management of patients suffering from osteoporosis: role of exercise and orthosis.
Scapular-humeral Pain syndromes: pathophysiology, clinical and instrumental diagnosis, evaluation and principles of rehabilitation.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Giuseppe Anastasi, Paolo Castano, Sergio Castorina, Ottavio Cremona, Raffaele De Caro, Eugenio Gaudio, Guido Macchiarelli, Mario Rende, Domenico Ribatti, Chiarella Sforza, Carlo Tacchetti Anatomia Umana – Atlante – Volumi 1-3 Edi Ermes 2017 9788870513936

Assessment methods and criteria

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

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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