Curriculum | Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopedics) | Assessment & Diagnosis In Musculo Skeletal Conditions

MPT IIND YEAR

Assessment & Diagnosis In Musculo Skeletal Conditions

PAPER CODE-03010201

TEACHING HOURS: 120 

THEORY: 80 MARKS

  TIME: 3 HRS

S. No TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES (At the end of the course the student shall be able to) Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time
1.        Orthopedic Assessment To learn the assessment techniques for various orthopaedic conditions. To Cover

·       Patient history

·       Observation

·       Examination:

o    Active and Passive Movements

o    Functional Assessment

o    Special Tests,

o    Reflexes and cutaneous distribution

o    Joint Play Movements

o    Palpation

o    Gait-Definitions, Gait Circle, Abnormal Gait patterns

o    Posture- Normal and Abnormal,

o    Spinal Deformities

o    Disability Evaluation

o    Assessment of Amputees

o    Examinations and assessment of geriatric patient

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

40
2.        Orthopedic Diagnosis (for practical purposes only) To learn the clinical assessment techniques for various Orthopaedic conditions. To Cover

·       Head and Face

·       Cervical spine

·       Shoulder

·       Elbow

·       Forearm, Wrist and Hand

·       Thoracic Spine

·       Lumbar Spine

·       Pelvis

·       Hip

·       Knee, Lower Leg,

·       Ankle and foot.

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

35
3.        Regional Examination with Special Emphasis on Special Tests To learn the special tests for regional examinations used for various orthopaedic conditions. To Cover

·         Head and Face

·         Cervical spine

·         Biomechanical measurements-Limbs and Spine

·         Hematology and Serology

·         Biopsy

·         Plain Radiography

·         Contrast Radiography

·         Myelography

·         Radioactive Scanning

·         Discography

·         Tomography

·         Magnetic Resonance Imaging

·         Arthroscopy

·         Electromyography,

·          Nerve Conduction velocity,

·          Strength Duration Curve

·         BMO-Bone Densitometry ultrasound densitometer and Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

40
4.        Differential Diagnosis in different Orthopedic conditions. To identify various simulating conditions To Cover

·         Differential Diagnosis in different orthopedic conditions.

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

5

Reference Book

  • Physical assessment. David Magee
  • Orthotics in rehabilitation: splinting the hand and body / McKee, Pat
  • Physiotherapy in orthopedics: a problem solving approach / Atkinson. Karen, Examination of musculoskeletal injuries: Shultz, SJ
  • Clinical orthopedic rehabilitation. / Brotzman, S. Brent
  • Orthopedic physical therapy: Donatelli. RA 8:. Wooden. MJ
  • Joint structure and function: a comprehensive analysis: Levangie, PK &Norkin. CC Essentials of orthopedics 8:.applied physiotherapy: Joshi and Kotwal. P
  • Kendall -Muscles Testing & Function with Posture & Pain
  • Kisner – Therapeutic exercise.