Unit iUSP151: Conducting Subjective and Objective Assessment
- Conduct Subjective and Objective Assessments, covering all joints of the body.
- Understand the anatomy and physiology of the major joints of the body.
- Identify bony structures associated with the major joints.
- Develop how to devise a treatment plan based on assessment of client and how to record and log findings.
- Learn Range of Motion testing. (ROM) and Special Tests as used by physiotherapists and osteopaths.
- Develop and grow your palpation skills.
- Develop your ability to deal with and prevent soft tissue injuries.
Assignment: Unit iUSP193 Treatment Modalities to Support Soft Tissue Repair
Research and critically evaluate a variety of modalities to support soft tissue repair.
- Treatment options to support soft tissue repair during the acute, sub-acute and chronic stages of injury including aims and protocols
- The use of cryotherapy during soft tissue repair, including physiological and neurological effects of ice, methods of application, contraindications, adverse reactions to cryotherapy and actions to be taken in the event of an adverse reaction.
- The use of heat treatments during soft tissue repair, including physiological and neurological effects of using heat, methods of application, contraindications, adverse reactions to heat treatments and actions to be taken in the event of an adverse reaction
Unit iUSP157: Provide Sports Massage Techniques to Prevent and Manage Injury
- Understand the principles of soft tissue techniques used in sports massage.
- Explain the protocols to follow for each soft tissue technique ; Soft tissue release; Connective tissue massage; Corrective frictions (transverse)
- Learn Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
- Critically evaluate the effects of each soft tissue technique