Physical Therapy: Acute Injury and Pain: A Strategy, Management and Rehabilitation Discussion for Physical Therapists

24.00
Online
Learning objectives
  • Summarize both the subjective and objective signs of acute injuries, including the five signs of inflammation. Compare and contrast muscle strain, sprains, contusions, fractures, dislocations and subluxation.
  • Discuss the primary objectives when managing acute injuries to help further the stages of the soft tissue injury healing process.
  • Identify the components of the “SPRICEMMM” and the “HARM” technique and protocol, respectively.
  • Define pain, discuss the scales used to measure pain and summarize the similarities and differences between acute pain management and chronic pain management.
  • Describe four theories regarding pain perception and discuss both pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies of pain management.
  • Evaluate electrotherapy options, as well as techniques of manipulation and pain relief.
  • Discuss alternative therapies and maintenance programs and methods, including Pilates, yoga, acupuncture and reflexology.
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Physical Therapy: Acute Injury and Pain: A Strategy, Management and Rehabilitation Discussion for Physical Therapists

24.00
Learning objectives
  • Summarize both the subjective and objective signs of acute injuries, including the five signs of inflammation. Compare and contrast muscle strain, sprains, contusions, fractures, dislocations and subluxation.
  • Discuss the primary objectives when managing acute injuries to help further the stages of the soft tissue injury healing process.
  • Identify the components of the “SPRICEMMM” and the “HARM” technique and protocol, respectively.
  • Define pain, discuss the scales used to measure pain and summarize the similarities and differences between acute pain management and chronic pain management.
  • Describe four theories regarding pain perception and discuss both pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies of pain management.
  • Evaluate electrotherapy options, as well as techniques of manipulation and pain relief.
  • Discuss alternative therapies and maintenance programs and methods, including Pilates, yoga, acupuncture and reflexology.