Curriculum | Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopedics) | Physiotherapy Management in Musculoskeletal Conditions

MPT IInd Year

Physiotherapy Management in Musculoskeletal Conditions

PAPER CODE-03010203

TEACHING HOURS: 150 

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.        Congenital deformities To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various congenital deformities. To Cover

·         Upper limb congenital anomalies

·         Lower limb congenital anomalies

·         Spine

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

10
2.        Developmental disorders of the Bones To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various developmental disorders. To Cover

·         Cartilage dysplasia

·         Bony dysplasia

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

4
3.        Metabolic conditions affecting bones and joints To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various metabolic joint diseases. To Cover

·         Parathyroid bone diseases (osteoporosis, algodystrophy, heterotopic calcification)

·         Osteomalacia and Rickets

·         Scurvy

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

5
4.        Infection Disorders of the bones and joints To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various infective diseases of bones. To Cover

·         Osteomyelitis

·         Infective Arthritis

·         Tuberculosis

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

4
5.        Connective tissue disorders To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various connective tissue disorders. To Cover

·         Rheumatoid Arthritis

·         Ankylosing Spondylitis

·         Psoriatic arthritis

·         Scleroderma

·         Dermatomyositis

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

12
6.        Geriatric Care & Women health To understand Physiotherapy Management of geriatric patients.

To demonstrate Physiotherapy Management of musculoskeletal disorders specific to female patients.

To Cover

·         Examine and assessment of geriatric patient

·         Disorders specific to ageing

·         Antenatal & Post natal care and exercises.

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

6
7.        Bone Tumors To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various bone tumours. To Cover

·         Benign Tumors

·         Malignant Tumors

·         Metastatic Tumors

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

8
8.        Traumatology To understand the consequences of  trauma on various regions of body and their physiotherapeutic management. To Cover

·         Trauma of the upper limb

·         Trauma of the lower limb

·         Trauma of the spine

·         Peripheral Nerve and Vascular Injuries

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

25
9.        Amputation To understand about amputation at different body levels with its physiotherapeuticmanagement. To Cover

·         Classification

·         Preoperative, operation and prosthetic management.

·         Prevention and treatment of complications

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

18
10.    Neuromuscular disorders To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various neuromuscular disorders. To Cover

·         Poliomyelitis

·         Muscular dystrophies

·         Leprosy

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

10
11.    Orthopedic Surgeries To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of after various orthopaedic surgeries. To Cover

·         Osteotomy

·         Arthrodesis

·         Arthroplasty

·         Tendon transfers, repairs and grafting

·         Crush Injuries

·         Nerve Suturing

·         Soft tissue release

·         Spinal Stabilization

·         Spinal fusion

·         Discectomy

·         Laminectomy

·         Reattachment of limbs

·         Illizarov’s technique

·         Meniscectomy

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

20
12.    Regional Orthopaedics To understand and demonstrate the Physiotherapy Management of various regional orthopedic surgeries. To Cover

·         Classification, Clinical features, pathogenesis, complications and management of

o   Disorders of Upper Limb

o   Disorder of Lower Limb

o   Disorder of Spine

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

8
13.    Advance Manual Therapy To demonstrate various advance Physiotherapeutic techniques used in rehabilitation. To Cover

·         Manual Therapy: Introduction, History, Basic Classification.
Assessment for manipulation, discussion in brief about the concept of mobilization & Special techniques like Cyriax, Maitland.  Neural mobilization, Mulligan’s, Butler, Kaltenborn, McKenzie
Trigger point release
Lymphatic manipulation

·         Muscle Energy techniques and positional stretch:
The basic concept and application of these techniques.

·         Positional Release Therapy:
The basic concept and Application of these techniques.

·         Myofascial Release:
Concept and application.

·         Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography:
Normal & Abnormal action potentials, its recording protocols analysis, application.

·         Bio-feed back

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

OPD and IPD visits

SIS

20

 

Reference books

  • Cash’s textbook of orthopedics and rheumatology for physiotherapists
  • PA Physical rehabilitation in arthritis: Walker, JM & Helcura. A
  • Hand therapy principles and practice: Salter, t & Chishire. L
  • Hand fractures repair reconstruction & rehabilitation: Freeland. AE
  • Cameron – Physical Agents in Rehabilitation
  • Direct Release Myofascial Technique– Michael Stanborough
  • McKenzie the cervical and thoracic spine mechanical diagnosis and therapy 1
  • Mc Kenzie Lumbar Spine Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy
  • Muscle Energy Technique – Leon Chaitlow
  • Tidy’s textbook of Physiotherapy Manual Mobilisation of the Joints: Vol I, II; By F M Kalternborn