Advances comprehension of osteopathic philosophy in diagnosis, treatment, and the concept of evidence based practice. Introduces exercise rehabilitation and, building on the skills and understanding gained in Osteopathic Studies I & II, students will develop more advanced musculoskeletal diagnosis and management of different regions of the body.
- Orthopaedic evaluation of shoulder. Spenser Technique for shoulder
- Orthopaedic evaluation of elbow, wrist and hand & muscle energy technique for dysfunction of elbow, wrist and hand
- Orthopaedic evaluation of hip. Spenser technique for hip
- Exercise prescription for hip rehabilitation
- Orthopaedic evaluation of pelvis – iliosacral/sacroiliac dysfunction
- Muscle energy technique for treatment of pelvic dysfunction
- Exercise prescription for pelvic pain & dysfunction
- Orthopaedic evaluation of knee. Muscle energy technique for knee dysfunction
- Orthopaedic evaluation of ankle & foot. Muscle energy technique for ankle & foot. Exercise prescription for ankle rehabilitation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||critically discuss how osteopathic principles are integrated in diagnosis and treatment|
|2||demonstrate and reflect upon safe and competent patient handling skills|
|3||demonstrate and explain osteopathic diagnosis, ranges of motion and barriers|
|4||demonstrate and explain muscle energy technique and soft tissue/myofascial integration techniques.|
|5||demonstrate and explain exercise prescription for rehabilitation of the pelvis and lower limb|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- critically discuss how osteopathic principles are integrated in diagnosis and treatment
- demonstrate and reflect upon safe and competent patient handling skills
- demonstrate and explain osteopathic diagnosis, ranges of motion and barriers
- demonstrate and explain muscle energy technique and soft tissue/myofascial integration techniques.
- demonstrate and explain exercise prescription for rehabilitation of the pelvis and lower limb
- Nicholas, A & Nicholas, E, 2012, Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore.
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