PTA 108 - Physical Agents Theory & Pract
This course introduces therapeutic intervention modalities commonly used in physical therapy treatment including heat, cold, light, sound, water, electricity, biofeedback, traction, massage and soft tissue treatment. Treatment and infection control for wound management are presented. Physiological effects, indications, contraindications, precautions, methods of application, treatment and problem solving for each modality is included. Effective documentation and discharge planning is continued in this course. Laboratory sessions provide application of learned skills.
Co-requisites: PTA 110
Prerequisites: PTA 101 and PTA 102
Credits: 4(Lec: 3 Lab: 3)
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