cod. 15970

Academic year 2022/23
4° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Medicina fisica e riabilitativa (MED/34)
"clinica medico-chirurgica dell'apparato locomotore"
Type of training activity
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: DISEASES OF THE LOCOMOTOR APPARATUS

Learning objectives

At the end of the course the student will be able to
understand the main manual and instrumental techniques used in rehabilitation and postsurgical rehabilitation programs
The student will also acquire an appropriate technical language


good knowledge of the musculo-skeletal apparatus

Course unit content

Principles of Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine. Main pathologies of the musculoskeletal system with indication to conservative-rehabilitation treatment. Tendinopathies. Muscles injuries. Joint pathology and injection techniques both freehand and US-guided. Will be explain manual and instrumental rehabilitative techniques and postsurgical rehabilitation programs

Full programme

Principles of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Instrumental Physiotherapy: thermotherapy, endogenous hyperthermia, cryotherapy, electrotherapy, Tens, C.diadinamiche, laser therapy, magnetic therapy, deep Osillation, Cryoultrasound Therapy, shock waves. Major rehabilitation methods: passive Kinesiotherapy - assisted - active, and occupational therapy, mechano therapy, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, massage therapy. Post surgery Rehabilitation programs. Rehabilitation in the chronic-degenerative and traumatic diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Muscles injuries, Tendinopathies and injection therapy also US-guided in musculoskeletal system


"LA RIABILITAZIONE IN ORTOPEDIA" S. Brent Brotzman, Kevin E. Wilk . II° Edizione, Ed. Excerpta Medica
"Muscles Injuries"
G. Nanni, A. Frizziero, F. Oliva, N. Maffulli
Calzetti e Mariucci 2019

Teaching methods

Lectures will be carried out with the aid of oral presentations, slides and interactive involvement of the student according to the timetable defined at the beginning of academic year

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam focused on the content of the topics defined by the educational program

Other information

if necessary contact the professor by e-mail