PT 780 Clinical Reasoning in Orthopedic and Manual Therapy

This course will present to the physical therapy clinical doctoral learner a systematic way of looking at all orthopedic cases with a logical analytical approach that be replicated in all circumstances. It is not possible to cover the entirety of the body in this format without demanding an extraordinary quantity of time. Because of these logistical constraints, the course will present the basic principles of clinical reasoning with an application predominance of context in the spinal region, as it tends to be the most complex and poorly understood. The hope is that the astute learner will apply the basic concepts as a methodological default to all regions of the body. (2)