Week Two

Below are downloads of the slides from this week's lectures. Make sure you have them downloaded and ready for class - it makes taking notes a lot easier.

Peripheral Orthopedics

This Monday is Labor Day and the University is closed.


Unfortunately for you that does not mean that you have a free day. I would like you to read through the lectures below. You can imagine me teaching them if it makes it easier :) but at the very least make sure you have reviewed the material.

Fracture Healing

PRICE Guidelines - original printing

PRICE Guidelines Updated in 2010

Soft Tissue Healing

Spinal Orthopedics

Pathophysiology of the Lumbar Spine

Objective Examination

Subjective Examination


  1. Application of the HOAC II: An Episode of Care for a Patient With Low Back Pain. Daniel L Riddle, Jules M Rothstein, John L Echternach. Phys Ther. 2003;83:471–485.
  2. The Hypothesis-Oriented Algorithm for Clinicians II (HOAC II): A Guide for Patient Management. Jules M Rothstein, John L Echternach and Daniel L Riddle. PHYS THER. 2003; 83:455-470.
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