Presenters: Romina Astifidis, MS, PT, CHT & Heather Weesner, OTR/L, CHT
Moderator: Mary Barnes, MOT, CHT
At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
- Identify one method of assessment for each topic in the syllabus
- Determine appropriate therapy interventions utilizing basic tissue healing principles
- Identify appropriate orthosis interventions for various topics in the syllabus
Duration: One hour 15 minutes
CE Credit: 1.25 continuing education hours, or 0.125 CEUs
Below are the recommended resources for this course:
- Astifidis, R. (2020). UE Institute: Flexor and Extensor Tendons. Retrieved from asht.org.
Supplemental Readings For Further Review:
- Related articles in Hand Clinics Vol 29 (2013) devoted to Tendon Injuries
- Tang JB. Recent evolutions in flexor tendon repairs and rehabilitation. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume). 2018;43(5):469-473. doi:10.1177/1753193418773008
- Sueoka SS, LaStayo PC. Zone II Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation: A Proposed Algorithm. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2008;21(4):410-413. doi:10.1197/j.jht.2008.04.009
- Tang JB : Outcomes of flexor tendon repairs and methods of evaluation. In Tang JB, Amadio PC, et al. Tendon Surgery of the Hand. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders. 2012; 246-258.
- Evans RB. Managing the Injured Tendon: Current Concepts. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2012; 25: 173-90.
- Howell JW, Peck F. Rehabilitation of flexor and extensor tendon injuries in the hand: Current updates. Injury. 2013;44(3):397-402. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2013.01.022
- Hirth MJ et al. Relative motion orthosis in the management of various hand conditions: A scoping review. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2016; 29: 405-432.
Attendees earn 1.25 continuing education hours/0.125 CEUs for this session.
UE Institute Q&A Document:
For further information about this program, kindly access the UE Institute Q&A Document