The webinar will describe the 12 essential hand functions related to traumatic injuries to the hand. This information is essential for traumatic injuries leading to significant stiffness or amputation. It will also discuss pre-prosthetic training using orthoses to discuss functional options with a prosthetist.
- Differentiate between functional grasps and identify treatment ideas to improve functional grasp.
- Differentiate between translation, shifting and rotation of objects in the hand.
- Identify the appropriate use of orthoses to prepare the patient for prosthetic use.
- Identify treatment techniques in the clinic to practice the 12 essential hand functions.
Presented by Daniel Acker, OTR, CHT
Originally presented October 2018
Duration: One hour
CE Credit: 1 continuing education hour, or 0.1 CEU
Student Members $20
Student Non-Members $30
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