Orthopedics - Physical Therapist

Ortho 119
Muscle and Tendon Healing

1.0

  • Describe and differentiate between the macrostructure and microstructure of muscle and tendon
  • List and describe the 2 main types of muscle fibers. List and describe the 3 mechanisms for a muscle injury
  • Describe the difference between a supraphysiologic and a sub-failure load and how each type may contribute to an injury
  • Define how a muscle strain differs from a ligament sprain
  • Describe the differences between a tendinitis and a tendinosis
  • Describe the effects of aging on tendons
  • Name and describe the 3 phases of connective tissue healing
  • Describe the effects of immobilization on connective tissue


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

Adobe PDF Download
AudioVisual Course

$18.00 USD

Ortho 118
Bone Healing - Everything You Need to Know

2.0

  • Identify and describe the phases of bone healing
  • List and describe 3 objectives that serve as the foundation of fracture management and bone healing
  • Define and differentiate osteoblasts, osteoclasts, and osteocytes
  • Define and discuss Wolff’s law
  • Discuss 3 principles of stress deprivation, immobilization, and normal physiologic stress as they apply to fracture healing
  • Identify 3 complications of bone healing
  • Outline and describe 6 areas of descriptive organization of classifying fractures
  • Describe pathologic fractures and list 4 types
  • Discuss 2 ways how osteoporosis affects fractures
  • List 2 common methods of fracture fixation, fixation devices, and fracture classifications


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

Adobe PDF Download
AudioVisual Course

$36.00 USD