DPT 738: Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I

Class Program
Credits 4
This is the first of two courses focusing on the physical therapy examination and intervention of patients/clients with neuromuscular dysfunction. Students will learn key skills as part of the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and intervention process to improve overall function, activity and participation of their clients with peripheral nerve dysfunction, spinal cord injury, stroke and traumatic brain injury. Environmental and personal factors will be considered. This course addresses the examination and interventions for adults with neuromuscular disorders. Students will apply knowledge from Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience to the clinical management of patients with neurological conditions.