Specific Physiotherapy Techniques

Course Code :1030GENRVK
Study domain:Physiotherapy
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:36
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Nathalie Roussel
Kelly Van der Cruyssen
Patrick De Bock

3. Course contents *

Electrotherapy (P. De Bock)

Antalgic electrotherapy

Electrical muscle stimulation

Galvanic current


Electromagnetic energy


Physiotherapeutical treatment of pain (Prof. N. Roussel)

The meaning of pain

The complexity of pain

Types of pain

Aspects of pain neurophysiology

Evaluation of pain

Treatment of pain

Relaxation (K. Van der Cruyssen)

Emotions and stress

Different relaxation techniques

Relaxation in a scolar environment

Relaxation during prenatal lessons