Pathologies and physical therapy of the musculo-skeletal system

lkine1022  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Pathologies and physical therapy of the musculo-skeletal system
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
8 credits
60.0 h + 26.0 h
Deltombe Thierry (coordinator); Dubuc Jean-Emile; Mahaudens Philippe; Pitance Laurent; Renders Anne; Schoevaerdts Didier; Selves Clara;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The lesions of soft fabrics, traumatology, the prostheses articular and the rhumatology constitute the principal matter of pathologies of the musculo-skeletal system. Pathology, the indications kiné, the assessment and the evaluation of the functional capacities, the techniques of kiné are taught. Demonstration private clinics supplement this teaching.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this entity of teaching, the student must be able to control pathology, the indications kiné, the bases of the assessment and evaluation of the functional capacities, the basic techniques in kiné referring to the musculo-skeletal system.
The aim of this course is to give a general survey of the common orthopaedic problems in adults and children and adolescents regarding the physiotherapeutic practice (spine, articular and musculo-tendinous ..) including physiopathology and risk factors. The course will discuss about the most common fractures and rhumatologic diseases. The course also introduces the EBM (evidence based medicine) and EBP (evidence based practice) concepts as well as the medical imagery. The course focuses on assessement and therapy to be conducted by the physical therapist 
Other information
Pre-necessary: Anatomy and analyzes movement, biomechanics, techn. basic in kiné Evaluation: Written and/or oral examination and elements of evaluation continue Support: Syllabus and/or book Framing: Holder
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Master [120] in Motor Skills: Physical Education