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Manual therapy is defined as the skilled passive movement of joints (joint mobilization/manipulation) and soft tissues (soft tissue mobilization/specific localized massage).

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Manual Therapy(History and Concepts)

Credit Hours         3(3-0) 

This course covers the history of manual therapy in different parts of the globe and an introduction to different concepts of manual therapy developed by physical therapy professionals in the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation. It also provides introductory information of the health professionals other than physical therapists who use manual therapy in their practice.


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Manual Therapy Techniques

Manual therapy, or manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by massage therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and osteopathic physicians to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability; it most commonly includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation.

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Riphah College of Rehabilitation Science (RCRS)

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