CHIROPRACTIC OPERATOR
Name of Sector Medical & Nursing Name of Module Chiropractic Operator
Entry Qualifications Minimum 10th Standard & MED102 Duration 200 Hrs
Contents Applications of various mobilization techniques used in Physiotherapy

Successful Candidates would be able to deliver various Mobilization techniques used in physiotherapy to assist Physical Therapists .On completion of this module, the participants can be employed as Chiropractic Assistant in public / Private Hospitals & Clinics.



Practical Competencies Underpinning Knowledge (Theory)

1. Practice of safety methods & identification of contraindication

2. Preparation of Patients for peripheral joint mobilization.

3. Application of mobilization to

  • Shoulder joint
  • Elbow joint
  • Wrist joint
  • MCP joint
  • Hip joint
  • Knee joint
  • Ankle joint

4. Preparation of patients for Goniometry

5. Measurement of joint range of motion :

  • Shoulder joint
  • Elbow joint
  • Wrist joint
  • MCP joint
  • Hip joint
  • Knee joint
  • Ankle joint

1. Arthrokinematics

  • Definition
  • Types of motion ; roll, Slide, Spin
  • Location of motion
  • Direction of motion

2. Osteokinematics

3. Convex- Concave rule

4. Capscular postion

  • Loose pack position
  • Closed pack position
  • Capcular patterns
  • Five grades of joint play
  • Goniometry

5.Peripheral joint mobilization techniques

  • Upper limb joints
  • Lower limb joints
  • Indications
  • Contraindication

5. Goniometry

  • ROM measurement of upper limb joint
  • ROM measurement of lower limb joint