PT lab Handouts for Palmer College of Chiropractic West Campus             (revised May 31, 2015)
These PT notes and handouts are intended for the students of the Physical Therapy curriculum at Palmer College of Chiropractic West. COPYRIGHT INFORMATION: Please consider this material the property of Dr. Lew and the college. If you choose to use any of the material, please contact Dr. Lew for permissions.

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PT instructors:

PT 1 lecture: Dr. Feinberg

PT 1 lab: Dr. Lew

PT 2 lab: Dr. St. Claire

PT 2 lab: Dr. Moossavi and Dr. Lew

 

INDEX OF HANDOUTS:

PT 1 Handouts

PT 1 Lab Note Packet (PDF, big file) Revised and corrected as of May 25, 2015

The lab notes include all the topics covered in PT lab as well as

1.     A list of questions to use as study guide (to be used for lecture tests AND the lab final)

2.     A Practice Lab Exam- Practice Grid of all the different modalities taught and how you will be tested for the lab final

 

Suggestion: Bring your printed or iPad version of your notes to every lab!!

AND fill out the practice grid each week!

 (Note: it's been said that students who printed these study guides before the lecture midterm, were better prepared for it.)

 

PT 2 Handouts

PT 2 Lab Note Packet (PDF, big file) NEW! AS OF May 25, 2015

The lab notes include all the topics covered in PT lab as well as

1.     A list of questions to use as study guide (to be used for lecture tests AND the lab final)

2.     A NEW PT2 Practice Grid of all the different modalities taught and how you will be tested for the lab final

 

Extras for PT2 lab

Traction - DTS screenshots- Lumbar (PDF)

Traction - DTS screenshots- Cervical (PDF)

Suggestion: look at the Triton TRT-600 Table Manual to learn the levers on the table.

Traction - Cox Flexion -Distraction (PDF)

 

 

PT Lab User Manuals (PDF files)

Chattanooga Vectra Genisys Combo

Chattanooga Intelect Legend Combo

LSI International Interferential

TENS 3000

TENS 7000

Microlight 830

Chattanooga Triton DTS Traction Unit (computer)

Chattanooga Triton TRT600 Table

 

PT Textbooks

Alain Yvan Belanger: Therapeutic Electrophysical Agents: Evidence Behind Practice, 2nd edition
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009
 

Barbara J. Behrens and Susan L. Michlovitz: Physical Agents: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition
F A Davis Co, 2005

 

Michelle H. Cameron: Physical Agents in Rehabilitation, From Research to Practice, 3rd edition
Saunders, 2010

Craig Denegar, Ethan Saliba, and Susan Saliba: Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries, 3rd edition
Athletic Training Education, 2009

Craig Liebenson. Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner's Manual, 2nd Edition

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006

 

Carolyn Kisner and Lynn Allen Colby. Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques, 5th Edition.

F A Davis Co, 2007

 

Chad Starkey: Therapeutic Modalities, 3rd edition
F A Davis Co, 2004
 

Electrode Info and Pad Placement Video Links

Axelgaard Electrodes (goes to their website)

Pad Placement Videos (goes to their video website) **EXCELLENT LEARNING TOOL

 

Exercise and Rehabilitation Links

Active Care Exercise Patient Education Sheets http://www.thera-bandacademy.com/

Craig Liebenson's blog and links to videos http://www.craigliebenson.com/?p=2076

 

NOTE: Most of the PDF files are password protected.

 

Here are the known browsers that can work with that:

PC computer: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari

Mac computer: Safari, Firefox

iPad: Safari cannot open a password protected PDF file. But if you have a PDF application you can choose "open in" on the upper right corner of the webpage on Safari.

iPad PDF Applications known to work with password protected files: PDF-Notes, Good Reader

 


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This page was last modified on 5/31/2015