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Sinclair College

PTA 2405 Modalities II

Physiology and rationale for use and application of biophysical agents including, but not limited to, hydrotherapy, biofeedback, light therapies and taping. Two lab hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: PTA 2325 


  • Students will understand the principles of other biophysical agents and how to appropriately apply them to patient's.
  • Students will be able to assess the patient's appropriateness for a modality and assess the treatment outcomes.
  • Students will be able to select appropriate modalities to treat the affected tissue/structure.
  • Students will be able to competently apply modalities, assuring patients safety, comfort and privacy while monitoring patient's response to treatment and document treatment appropriately.

Credit Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 2