DPT 654: PT Interventions IV

Course Description PT Interventions IV presents information on prosthetics and orthotics. This includes information on artificial limbs and braces and allows the physical therapist to help in the selection of the proper devices for their patients and to train them in the uses of these devices. This course presents information on the design, biomechanical principles, fit and function of prostheses, and an introduction to the principles of orthotics. In addition, patient treatment, training and prosthetic care are discussed.
Prerequisites None
Credits 3