PTNU 565 – Advanced Management Of Spinal Disorders

Course lecturer :

Dr. Muhammad Al Bagoury

Course assistant :

  • Dr. Ahmed Sary
  • Dr. Rana Alaa
  • Dr. Pretty Samir

Course objectives :

Identify advances in the understanding of back and neck pain classify of spinal disorders apply biological and biomechanical principals in spinal pain management. describes rheumatological and systemic disorders of the spine use advanced methods for the prevention of back and neck pain apply recent evidence-based Physical therapy treatments to spinal disorders

Course description :

Spinal disorders remain one of the most controversial and difficult conditions for clinicians, patients and policymakers to manage. This course provides a brief summary of advances in the understanding of back and neck pain over the past decade as evidenced in the current literature. This course includes the following sections: a classification of spinal disorders; the epidemiology of spine pain ,advancements in biological and biomechanical sciences in spine pain; the current status of potential methods for the prevention of back and neck pain; rheumatological and systemic disorders that impact the spine; and evidence-based Physical therapy.

Course assessment :

  • assignment & quizzes: 20
  • degrees mid term exam: 20
  • degrees final written exam: 100
  • degrees oral exam: 30
  • degrees practical exam: 30
  • degrees Total Marks: 200 degrees

Recommended text books :

McKenzie R. and May S. (2008). The Cervical & Thoracic Spine: Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy, Spinal Publications New Zealand Ltd, PO Box 2026, Raumati Beach, New Zealand

Recommended refrences :

McKenzie R. and May S. (2003). The Lumbar Spine: Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy, Spinal Publications New Zealand Ltd, PO Box 93, Waikanae, New Zealand

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