SPINAL PROSTHESIS-ORTHOSES

SPINAL PROSTHESIS-ORTHOSES

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Code
67073
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
3 credits during the 3nd year of 9297 ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/50
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowing how to design tutors, garments and orthoses, specific to the various body areas, characterized by its own technical and morphofunctional peculiarity, in relation to the main neurological and orthopedic diseases. To know the problems inherent in the processing systems of the specific products for the various health fields, with particular reference to the properties of the materials used and of the treatment techniques.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching aims to teach to design tutors, garrisons and orthoses, specific to the various body districts, characterized by its own technical and morphofunctional peculiarity, in relation to the main neurological and orthopedic diseases and to know the problems inherent in the processing systems of the specific products for the various health fields, with particular reference to the properties of the materials used and of the treatment techniques.

At the end of the course, the student will be able to know the anatomy and biomechanics of the spine, recognize the pathologies also from the symptoms, critically evaluate the best type of orthosis that can apply, design and build the orthoses for the spine and explain in a clear and simple way the methodology of use and the exposition of the orthosis treatment

Teaching methods

lectures and practical exercises

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Overall assessment of the patient - classification and prescription

Elements of anatomy

Overview of functional anatomy

Dysmorphic - paramorphic chordide

Definition of scoliosis

Lyonese corset: from taking measurements to manual realization

Purpose of the guardian

The Cheneau corset

From taking measurements to manual realization

Purpose of the guardian

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Slides and material provided in class

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment by mail Filippo.Allegretti@unige.it

Exam Board

MANUELA PIETRONAVE

PAOLA CASTELLO

GIOVANNI BIGGI

FILIPPO ALLEGRETTI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

lectures and practical exercises

LESSONS START

Second semester from March to June

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral

Assessment methods

Check through the presentation of clinical cases, the knowledge of the applicable applicable by the orthopedic technician for the different body districts and their working methods.