To introduce the students about the concept and process of differential diagnosis in physical therapy.
To enhance the capability of the students to thoroughly review of the different system for proper diagnosis.
To enhance the knowledge and skills of the students for interpretation and understanding of the referred, visceral pain and the musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
To enhance the knowledge and skills of the students for differential diagnosis and the scope of physiotherapy practice and referral issues.
Introduction of the participants, course overview and the importance of differential diagnosis in physical therapy.
2. Introduction to differential screening in physical therapy.
Case Examples (a, b, c)
Physical Therapy Diagnosis (Historical Perspective)
Scope of Practice
Decision-Making Process (Client History, pain patterns/Pain Types, associated signs and symptoms of systemic diseases and systemic review)
3 Introduction to the interviewing process.
4. Overview of Cardiovascular Signs & Symptoms.
5. Overview of pulmonary signs & symptoms.
7. Overview of Gastrointestinal signs & symptoms.