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Pediatric Neurological Rehabilitation: Course Outline

Pediatric Physical Therapy is focused on enhancing core stability, lower extremity function, and gross motor ability

Course Objectives

       Course code: MSPN-792

  • The students will have knowledge about the different neuro developmental approaches used for different conditions of pediatric neurology.
  •  The students will be able to understand the proper treatment protocol for different conditions in pediatric population.
  • The students will be able to understand the different concepts of neuro rehabilitation approaches and their clinical implementations.
  •  The students will be able to understand the different neuro rehabilitation approaches and their role in clinical settings. 

Course Contents

  1. Introduction of pediatric neurological rehabilitation
  2. Developmental milestones included sensory, gross motor, fine motor, cognitive, functional and social.
  3. Assessment and management of Delayed developmental milestones 
  4. Bobath concept & Rood’s Approach
    • Introduction of concept
    • Clinical implementation
    • Practical implementation
  5. Pediatric neurological condition
  • Assessment and proper treatment protocol for Cerebral Palsy
  • Assessment and proper treatment protocol for Muscular Dystrophies
  • Assessment and proper treatment protocol for Down ’s syndrome
  • Assessment and proper treatment protocol for Spina Bifida
  • Assessment and proper treatment protocol for Pediatric stroke
  • Assessment and proper treatment protocol for post meningitis sequel
  • Assessment and proper treatment protocol for traumatic injury of brain and spinal cord
  1.  Injury of brachial  plexus
  • Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury

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