Supporting musculoskeletal functions in podiatry JT00DK95-3001 31.08.2020-31.12.2020
Learning outcomes of the course
You know the most typical musculoskeletal diseases and their prevention and treatment principles.
You can identify the most typical foot problems and deformities, and you are able to use professional podiatry methods when treating them.
You understand the meaning of pain to individuals and its effects to their functional ability.
You are able to use different kind of pain assessment methods and guide clients in treating pain.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Anatomy and physiology 5 ECTS credits Biomechanics, 5 ECTS credits
What are the most typical musculoskeletal disorders and how are they prevented and treated?
What are the most common disorders and dysfunctions affecting the functioning of the lower limbs, and how are they examined, prevented and treated?
What kind of pain assessment and treatment methods are used in podiatry?
Name of lecturer(s)
Mode of delivery
Language of instruction
Tuition in Finnish
31.08.2020 - 31.12.2020
01.08.2020 - 30.08.2020
Unit, in charge
Kuntoutus- ja terveysalan koulutusyksikkö (not translated)