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Physiotherapy Test Plan (Updated for 2017)

Printable test plan (PDF file)

Thermotherapy (11%)

  • Hot moist packs
  • Ultrasound
  • Cryotherapy

Electrotherapy (11%)

  • Interferential current
  • High voltage therapy
  • Electrical muscle stimulation
  • TENS
  • Microcurrent

Mechanotherapy (10%)

  • Cervical/lumbar traction
  • Massage, vibration and trigger point therapy
  • Bracing/orthotics
  • Taping

Phototherapy (5%)

  • Cold laser
  • Ultraviolet

Functional Assessment (10%)

  • Gait
  • Movement patterns
  • Muscle imbalances

Exercise Physiology (7%)

  • Neurobiology of training and conditioning
  • Biochemistry of training and conditioning

Endurance Training (6%)

  • Aerobic capacity and adaption
  • Cardiovascular rehabilitation

Muscle Rehabilitation (10%)

  • Stretching techniques
  • Strengthening protocols

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation (12%)

  • Balance and alignment
  • Coordinated movement patterns
  • Core/spine stabilization

Disorder-specific Rehabilitation (18%)

  • Spine and pelvis
  • Upper extremities
  • Lower extremities