Lead Physiotherapist in the North West for the English Institute of Sport, and the clinical director of Back In Action Rehabilitation
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After soft tissue injury, the human body transitions through various stages of healing. Each stage overlaps as different tissues heal at different rates. Many factors affect tissue healing, including the type of tissue, the extent of the injury, the patient’s age, and overall health. This course will take you through the stages of healing. It will explore what to expect during each phase and discuss ways that physiotherapists can help prevent chronic conditions from forming.
This course aims to describe the specific phases of soft tissue healing and explore how physiotherapists can assist the healing process.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.