Curriculum | Bachelor of Physiotherapy | ORTHOPEDICS | PAPER CODE-03050303

BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY III YEAR

PAPER CODE-03050303

ORTHOPEDICS

TEACHING HOURS: 200 HRS

THEORY: 120 HRS

PRACTICAL:80 HRS

THEORY: 80 MARKS

 TIME: 3 HOURS

PRACTICAL: 80 MARKS

                                                          

Note: For Paper setters /Examiners

  • Paper setter is required to set eight questions from the entire syllabus out of which 5 questions is to be attempted, each carrying 16 marks.

                                                                                                           

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Following the basic science course, this course introduces the student to the orthopedic conditions which commonly cause disability. Particular effort is made in this course to avoid burdening the student with any detail pertaining to diagnosis which will not contribute to their understanding of the limitation imposed by orthopaedic pathology on the functioning of the individual.

 

 

Unit Topic Learning Objectives (At the end of the session the student should be able to ) Content Methodology Time (Hrs)
1 Traumatology

 

Describe traumatology  fracture of upper limb lower limb spine To cover various  Bony Injuries

1.  Fractures (General) & Dislocations, classification, healing of fracture, factors affecting healing,                      early& late complications, general principles of management.

2. Specific: Types, Complications, Management of the following fractures.

a. Upper limb Fractures: Clavicle, Scapula, Humerus, Ulna, Radius, Carpals, phalanges, Crush injuries of Hand.

b. Lower limb Fractures: Pelvis, Femur, Patella, tibia, Fibula, tarsals, Metatarsals.

C. Spine: Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar

Lecture

discussion

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

 

 

20

2 Inflammatory and Infective Conditions

 

Describe the inflammatory and infective conditions To cover Etiology, pathology, clinical features, operative and non operative management of Tuberculosis and pyogenic osteomylitis.

a.        Etiology, pathology, clinical features, Investigations,

Operative and non operative management of Rheumatoid Arthritis, tuberculosis arthritis, pyogenic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gouty arthritis, Neuropathic Joints, Hemophilic joints.

b.      Poliomyelitis, etiology, Classification, pathology, clinical presentation, Post polio residual paralysis, non operative and operative management.

c.       Synovitis, capsulitis.

Lecture

discussion

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

 

 

 

20

3 Deformities: Describe the various deformity such as CTEV, CDH etc To cover Etiology, epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, investigations, management of the following: Torticolis, Cervical rib, CTEV, CDH, PesCavus, PesPlanus, spina Bifida, Klippelfeil Syndrome, Goucher’s diseases, scoliosis, Kyphosis, Increased lumbar lordosis, coxavara, Genu varum, Genu valgum, genu recurvatum, hallux valgus, hammer toe. Lecture

discussion

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

 

 

25

4 Degenerative & Metabolic disorders: Describe the degenerative and metabolic disorders  

To cover Etiology, Pathology, Clinical features, Investigations, management of Osteoarthrosis of major joints, spondylosis, spondylolisthesis, PIVD.

a.       Etiology, Pathology, Clinical features, Investigations, management of rickets, osteomalacia, osteoporosis.

Lecture

discussion

 

 

 

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

 

25
5   Bone Tumours & Amputations

 

Describe the bone tumours and amputations To cover Benign & Malignant, Classification, Pathology, Clinical Features, Management including chemotherapy and Radiotherapy.

a)      Level and causes of amputation.

Lecture

discussion

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

 

 

10

6 Surgeries-

Osteotomy, Arthoplasty

Arthrodesis

Tendon Transfers

Soft tissue release

Describe the osteotomy, bone grafting, tendon transfer etc To cover  (Hip, Knee, Ankle, shoulder & elbow), Bone Grafting, arthrodesis,tendon transfers, Soft tissue release Lecture

discussion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

 

10
7 Miscellaneous conditions Describe the miscellaneous conditions To cover De Quervain’s Disease, Dupuytren’s Contracture, Myositis Ossificans, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, Chondromalacia Patellae, Perthes’s Diseases, Avascular necrosis of femoral head, Internal derangement of Knee, Osteochondrosis.

Plantar fascitis

Lecture

discussion

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

 

10

 

Practical- Teaching HRS-80

  • Evaluation & presentation of cases each in trauma, amputation, post fracture surgery, general orthopedic conditions.

 

Case Presentation-40

Viva voce-40

 

Books Recommended:

  1. Orthopedics & Traumatology – Natrajan
  2. Out line of Fracture by Adams
  3. Outline of Orthopedics- By Adams
  4. Orthopedics Physical Assessment- magee
  5. Textbook of Orthopedics _ Kalava
  6. Physiotherapy in Orthopedics – Alkinsons