Clinical Procedures III – Neurological
Course #: PT 252
Class/Lab Hours: 3, 3
The student will study physical therapy direct interventions for neuromuscular conditions. Pathology relating to these conditions will be discussed. Congenital and early childhood disorders covered in this course include cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, traumatic brain injury, spina bifida and muscular dystrophy. Acquired disabilities covered in this course include cerebral vascular accident, spinal cord injury, neuromuscular diseases and peripheral nerve injuries. This course is taken simultaneously with PT 251 (Orthopedic). Prerequisites: PT 121, PT 131, PT 132, PT 141, PT 142, PT 143, SC 253 and SC 254.
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