Modalities for the PTA

Basic principles and application techniques of physical agents related to the practice of physical therapy will be introduced. Physiologic responses, indications and contraindications of commonly utilized modalities and massage will be included. The lab portion of the course is designed to allow application and demonstration of proficiency in the use of physical modalities and massage.

Credit hours: 4.0
Lab hours: 1.0


  • BI109 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • PTA101 - Essential Skills for the PTA

Additional Prerequisites / Conditions: or equivalent to BI109

Last updated: 08/07/2023