2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PT 979 - Prosthetics and Orthotics

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This course provides an overview of prosthetics and orthotics and their use in physical therapy practice. The basic components of the course include types of orthotics and prosthetics, fitting, exercise programs, gait analysis and gait training. Clinical problem-solving processes will be discussed and practiced in class and in laboratory sessions. This course reviews the kinesiological principles of gait analysis. Of importance is the student’s ability to detect gait deviations and compensations.



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