75303 - Manual Therapy - (CE)

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SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module the student has the knowledge and understanding of the general principles of manual therapy. He develops the ability to perform a thorough assessment, to design a treatment and to perform the necessary manual therapy techniques.

Course contents

In consideration of the types of activities and teaching methods adopted, the attendance of this training activity requires all students to carry out modules 1 and 2 in e-learning mode and to participate in the third specific training module on safety and health in places of study / internship.

 

Introduction to the principles of manual therapy

Role of manual therapy in rehabilitation

Pain and its mechanisms

Clinical Reasoning and the general principles of Evaluation

Hypothesis categories

Principles of Evaluation

Degrees of Movement

Movement Diagram

Treatment Procedure

Recording of indicators

Differentiation test

Screening Test (exclusion test)

Body chart

Evaluation and treatment of the main areas of the spine, upper limb, lower limb and neurodynamics.

Readings/Bibliography

Banks K, Hengeveld E. Manipolazioni periferiche di Maitland Quarta Edizione, Elsevier Masson, 2007.

Butler, D.S., Explain Pain, Noigroup Publications, 2003.

Butler, D.S., The Sensitive Nervous System, Noigroup Publications - 2000.

Butler, D.S., The Neurodynamic Techniques, Neuro Orthopedic Institute Australasia, First edition 2005 - Reprinted 2008, 2010.

Butler, D.S., Mobilizzazione del Sistema Nervoso, Masson, 2001.

Goodman, Snyder, Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists, Screening for Referral, Saunders Elsevier, 2007.

Greenhalgh, Sue, Selfe, James, Red Flags II, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2010.

Greenhalgh, Sue, Selfe, James Red Flags, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2006.

Jeffrey D Boyling, Gwendolyn A Jull, Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy, The vertebral columns, Elsevier - Reprinted 2009

Klinische Muster in der Manuellen Therapie, Thieme, 2011.

Shacklock, M Clinical Neurodynamics - A new system of musculoskeletal treatment, Elsevier, 2005.

Von Piekartz, H. J. M. Craniofacial Pain, Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier, 2007.

Von Piekartz, H. J. M. , Bryden, Lynn, Craniofacial Dysfunction & Pain, Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier - First published 2001, Reprinted 2006.

Teaching methods

Teaching methods of face-to-face lessons:

Passive and active didactic approaches will be alternated (Lectures, Practical Exercises, Problem Solving, Problem based learning, Simulations, Role playing, Clinical cases, Brainstorming, Group Work).

 

Additional notes on teaching methods:

Depending on the decision of the Degree Council and the pandemic conditions, it is possible to proceed with the Blended Learinng (50% of the hours remotely in videoconference (video-lessons) using Microsoft Teams or Zoom.us software; 50% of the hours in presence (with all participants or with shifts).

 

In consideration of the types of activities and teaching methods adopted, the attendance of this training activity requires all students to carry out modules 1 and 2 in e-learning mode and to participate in the third specific training module on safety and health in places of study / internship.

Assessment methods

The exam is oral-practical. The student will be given 3 questions, each of which can investigate a topic of the theory or can be a request to reproduce a practical maneuver. The teacher will assign a score of 10 points to each of the 3 questions, thus allowing to reach the maximum score of 30 with honors.

Teaching tools


Laptop

Video projector

Blackboard and markers.

Physiotherapy tables

Office hours

See the website of Daniele Romani