3-Day Educational Tutorial

Hand Rehabilitation Foundation is proud to offer a 3-day educational tutorial at the Philadelphia Hand Center.  Tutorial participants will shadow the surgeons and therapists in the office, in surgery and in therapy.  Supplementing the 3-day observation are structured learning opportunities including hands-on labs, didactic sessions and splint fabrication. Participants can select from a menu of topics based on their needs and interests.

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Menu of Topics

DIDACTIC SESSIONS

  • Rehabilitation following flexor/extensor tendon repairs
  • Wrist Rehabilitation – selected topics
  • Rehabilitation for finger fractures
  • Rehabilitation for elbow fractures
  • Wound healing and management
  • Rehabilitation and splinting for small joint arthroplasty

SPLINT LABS

  • Static wrist/thumb splints
  • Sugar tong/munster splints
  • Contracture correction splints: wrist
  • Contracture correction splints: elbow
  • Contracture correction splints: fingers
  • Contracture correction splints: forearm
  • Peripheral nerve injury splints: radial nerve palsy
  • Peripheral nerve injury splints: ulnar nerve palsy
  • Peripheral nerve injury splints: median nerve palsy
  • Specialized wrist splints (mid-carpal stabilization splints; scaphoid mobilization splints)
  • Other (please specify and we will accommodate if possible)

HANDS ON LABS

  • Clinical exam of the wrist
  • Clinical exam of the elbow
  • Clinical exam of the hand
  • Clinical exam of the shoulder
  • Manual edema mobilization
  • Neural tension testing and nerve gliding

Schedule (Subject to change based on Physician availability)

Day Date Physician Location
Tuesday 1/23/18 ALO Methodist
Wednesday 1/24/18 Therapy CC
Thursday 1/25/18 MSR CC – Office
Wednesday 2/7/18 RWC Methodist
Thursday 2/8/18 MSR CC – Office
Friday 2/9/18 Therapy CC
Wednesday 3/21/18 Symposia Pre-con
Thursday 3/22/18 Symposia Pre-con
Friday 3/23/18 Symposia Pre-con
Monday 4/16/18  RWC/RM  CC  – Office
Tuesday 4/17/18 ALO Methodist
Wednesday 4/18/18 Therapy CC
Monday 5/14/18 Therapy CC
Tuesday 5/15/18 SS CC – Office
Wednesday 5/16/18 RWC Methodist
Tuesday 6/26/18 Therapy CC
Wednesday 6/27/18 ALO CC – Office
Thursday 6/28/18 KAK/ABS Methodist