Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2

Course Code :1017GENRVK
Study domain:Physiotherapy
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:The student must pass Basic Principles of Physiotherapy, Exercise and Prevention; Anatomy 2 and Concepts of Physiotherapy 2.
Contact hours:69
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Ulrike Van Daele
Isabel Baert
Johan Somville
Emmanuel Jacobs
Sebastiaan Naessens

3. Course contents *

This course contains 3 major parts:

1. Musculoskeletal clinical examination and cases: lower limb

Part 1: the hip. Part 2: the knee. Part 3: ankle and foot

2. Observation internship:

The student has contact with real patients during which mainly the anamnesis and examination of the patient are discussed.

3. Pathology of the musculoskeletal system: lower limb:

hip conditions * knee conditions * ankle conditions * foot and toe conditions * amputations of the lower limb * pelvic conditions * osteomyelitis * Sudeck atrophy * stress fracture * Paget * musculoskeletal tumors * Basic concepts of orthopaedic traumatology and bone metabolism in fractures * introduction RX interpratation