Upcoming Medical Conferences in DerrySearch Criteria : United States of America Derry
Oct 19, 2019 | CEUs 3.00 | USD $100 | Derry, New Hampshire
Management of the Painful Thumb is organized by Right Hand Therapy (RHT), LLC and will be held on Oct 19, 2019 at Coppola Physical Therapy, Derry, New Hampshire, United States of America. Target Audience: OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs, CHTs CEUS: 3 continuing education contact hours Description: This half-day course aims to educate clinicians working in any setting how to safely and effectively manage thumb pain associated with thumb CMC arthritis. While the underlying pathology cannot be changed, this course provides participants with exceptional hands-on learning about the CMC joint and how effective pain management techniques CAN diminish pain and support your patients’ return to function in as few as 1-4 visits. Participants will have ample opportunities to practice manual techniques, see orthotic fabrication demos, and perform taping techniques. Participants will leave this course with the ability to implement an effective therapy program the very next day. Course Objectives: Following the course, participants will be able to: • Identify the major anatomical structures of the thumb. • Differentiate between the various thumb instability patterns that impact functional use of the hand. • Create individualized treatment plans for patients utilizing functional and evidenced-based interventions specific to thumb rehabilitation. • Learning outcomes will be assessed during hands-on lab sessions via instructor observation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.