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Pathology for the Neuromuscular Therapist NEUT 1020

3 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours – Lecture - 2.5 Lab 2 - 0.5 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

This course prepares students to identify general pathological conditions so as to be able to refer for medical attention or identify indications and contraindications for massage for specific body systems as stated: musculoskeletal, endocrine, nervous, integumentary, circulatory and lymphatic, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, and reproductive systems. Topics include: review of basic anatomy and physiology per body system; identification of pathologic conditions per body system; physiologic effects of manual therapies upon each body system; formation of a treatment plan; indications versus contraindications for treatment; dysfunction versus disease;critical reading; and NMT Foundational Platform.

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