DPT 762: Treatment of Lumbar/Pelvic Dysfunction

Course Description Builds upon clinical and didactic knowledge presented in basic courses relating to the lumbar spine, pelvic girdle, and lower extremities. A review of the anatomy, arthrokinematics and pathomechanics of the articular and myofascial structures are included. Emphasis is placed on integrating, synthesizing, and sequencing techniques to specific dysfunction enumerated in the lower half; and on evaluation and treatment of the lower extremities, including gait mechanics as they relate to the pathogenesis of dysfunction in this region. Selected topics also include the integration of "functional technique" and "strain-counterstrain" as alternative approaches to "direct method." An introduction to high velocity technique as related to lower half is also included.
  
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Credits 2