About the course
COMT Description: This oral practical comprehensive examination requires the participant to demonstrate proficiency in clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis, including proper screening for serious pathology. Testing content includes examination, evaluation, and management techniques: cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacroiliac scanning examinations, Cyriax’s STTT principles, localized spinal stability testing and appropriately graded mobilizations followed by neuromuscular reeducation and therapeutic exercise techniques for all spinal involvement. Additionally, surface anatomy and deep friction massage techniques to localized structures may be assessed, as well as peripheral joint stability, specific graded mobilizations and manipulations followed with the proper instruction of neuromuscular and therapeutic exercise prescription. Course format: On-campus practical examination. PREREQUISITES for DSc students: Successful completion of PTH841, PTH842, PTH843, PTH844, and one (1) credit of PTH850 Supervised Clinical Practice. PREREQUISITES for ASPIRE CEU students: Successfully pass all COMT courses.