Common Hand Surgeries and Rehabilitation
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Cynthia Watkins PT, DPT, CHT is the Manager of Hand Therapy at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, PA. She completed her Masters in Physical Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University and received her DPT from Temple University. She has lectured at Temple University in the physical therapy and athletic training departments and also coordinates and lectures at the annual meeting of the Rothman Hand Conference. She has several peer reviewed journal and book publications. Cynthia has been working in hand therapy for over eighteen years.
This course will review the pathology, etiology and characteristics of the top five common hand diagnoses: Carpal Tunnel, Cubital Tunnel, Trigger Finger, Distal Radius Fracture and CMC Arthritis. In addition, a thorough review of surgical interventions will precede a comprehensive review of current evidence-based treatment techniques used in physical therapy.
Following the completion of this course, the learner will demonstrate understanding of the following:
1. The pathology, etiology, rate of incidence and characteristics of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger, Distal Radius Fractures, CMC Arthritis
2. Evaluation of patients with Carpal Tunnel Release, Cubital Tunnel Release, Trigger Finger Release, Distal Radius Fracture Fixation, CMC Arthroplasty
3. Rehabilitation Strategies for Carpal Tunnel Release, Cubital Tunnel Release, Trigger Finger Release, Distal Radius Fracture Fixation, CMC Arthroplasty
4. Overview of current research and evidence based treatment
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Hand Surgeries Course
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