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
Monday 5/15/17 SS Methodist
Tuesday 5/16/17 Therapy CC
Wednesday 5/17/17 ALO CC – Office
Wednesday 6/21/17 RWC Methodist
Thursday 6/22/17 MSR CC – Office
Friday 6/23/17 Therapy CC
Tuesday 7/18/17 Therapy CC
Wednesday 7/19/17 ALO CC – Office
Thurssday 7/20/17 MNO/ABS Methodist
Monday 9/18/17  RWC/RM  CC – Office
Tuesday 9/19/17 ALO Methodist
Wednesday 9/20/17 Therapy CC
Tuesday 10/17/17 SS CC – Office
Wednesday 10/18/17 RWC Methodist
Thursday 10/19/17 Therapy CC
Tuesday 11/14/17 ALO Methodist
Wednesday 11/15/17 Therapy CC
Thursday 11/16/17 MSR CC – Office
Wednesday 12/6/17 DSZ Methodist
Thursday 12/7/17 Therapy CC
Friday 12/8/17 KAK CC – Office