Advanced study of clinical theory and practice in all elements of orthopaedic manipulative therapy.
|Paper title||Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 1 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,018.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- PHTY 541, PHTX 541, PHTX 543
- Limited to
- MPhty, PGCertPhty, PGDipPhty
- This paper is restricted to health professionals.
Qualifications are restricted to physiotherapists.
- More information link
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Cathy Chapple
Teaching staff: Dr Ewan Kennedy
- Paper Structure
Weekly topics covering:
- Spinal manipulation, effectiveness, efficacy and safety
- Pain management
- Clinical Reasoning
- Exercise prescription
- Differential diagnosis
- Teaching Arrangements
The Distance Learning offering of this paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.
Regular on-line discussions using Zoom meetings and wiki discussion board, plus 3 residential blocks of in-person teaching held in Dunedin.
- Monaghan M (2001) Spinal Manipulation: A Manual for Physiotherapists. The Copy Press Ltd.
- Hing W, Hall T, Mulligan B (2020) The Mulligan concept of manual therapy: textbook of techniques. ClinicalKey. Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier
- Goodman & Snyder (2007). Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists: Screening for Referral. Saunders Elsevier.
- Cook C. (2012). Orthopaedic Manual Therapy: An Evidence Based Approach 2nd Edition.
- Jones MA, Rivett DA
(2019) Clinical reasoning in musculoskeletal practice. 2nd edition. Edinburgh: Elsevier
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be highly competent in:
- Relating known patho-anatomical, neurophysiological and biomechanical bases to the management of patients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders
- Performing a skilled, appropriate and effective assessment of a patient with a neuromusculoskeletal disorder
- Using effective clinical analysis and interpretation of findings in selecting treatment options and making clinical decisions about patient management
- Application of orthopaedic manipulative therapy techniques to neuromusculoskeletal disorders