cod. 1000088

Academic year 2023/24
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Scienze infermieristiche e tecniche neuro-psichiatriche e riabilitative (MED/48)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
course unit

Course unit divided into the following partitions:

Learning objectives

To introduce theoretical points of the Maitland Concept asking the students to organize a precise clinical reasoning and to teach the assessment and to treat the neuromuscoloskeletal problems.
To give to the students the idea to link what they have learned from the subjective examination with the signs and symptoms which have risen from the physical examination and to formulate ipothesys about the dysfunction presence in the patient.
To set up the treatment most suitable as the final point of the assessment and to have a clear idea about the importance of the reassessment a final parameter.



Course unit content

4 hours:
•presentation of the maitland concept (most important points)
•the assessment (theory)
•subjective examination (complain of)
•plan of the physical examination and clinical reasoning
4 hours:
•physical examination•theoretical elements of neurodynamics
•demonstrative treatment of a student
•working group to set up the treatment
4 hours:
•cervical paivms: demonstration and group practice
•lumbar paivms: demonstration and group practice
•demonstration of several neurodynamic tests and their clinical significance
•demonstration of passive movements in a joint (physiological and accessories)
4 hours:
•working group with simulation of clinical cases and set up of the treatment
•practice work, couple students with assessment and treatment of the spine
•final discussion between the students and the teacher

Full programme

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Hengeveld, Banks Maitland's peripheral manipulation ELSEVIER EDITORE
Hengeveld, Banks Maitland's vertebral manipulation ELSEVIER EDITORE

Teaching methods

Lectures with practical exercises in small groups and simulations

Assessment methods and criteria

75% frequency verification

Other information

with the support of the experts: Dott. in Ft Paolo Bertacchini and Dott. in Ft Francesco Baldi