75286 - Physiotherapeutic Techniques - (BO)

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

At the end of the lessons the student will have the ability to apply knowledge and understanding about the main physiotherapy methods used in neurology and will be able to evaluate and set up a treatment plan for them.

Course contents

The course will illustrate the Kabat method, the Bobath concept, Affolter concept and Perfett method for the treatment of the adult suffering from neurological disorders.

For each topic I will explain the:

Historical overview

Theoretical foundations

Application areas

Practical examples

We will also mention the graded motor imagery and mirror therapy.

Teaching methods

Lectures and practical demonstrations

Assessment methods

Practical exercice: patirnt observation, clinical reasoning, definition of treatment goals, illustration of treatment with different methods, motivating it according to which theoretical principles have been chosen.

Teaching tools

Books, slides

Office hours

See the website of Erika Govoni