15-16.02.2020 - Moscow, Russia
TBD - Prishtina, Kosovo
What is Hand Therapy?
Hand therapy based on science of upper extremities structure, hand dynamic anatomy and biomechanics, as well as on treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity, precisely speaking, injuries of shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist or fingers.
Hand Therapy is a type of rehabilitation performed by conservative treatment specialists, such as an occupational or physical therapist with patients that suffer from conditions affecting the hands. The main goal of therapy is to return a person and his injured hands to their important daily activities and their personal highest level of function. Conservative treatment specialists provide non-operative interventions, preventative care and post-surgical rehabilitation for a wide variety of upper extremity disorders and problems, from simple fingers injuries to burned hands or complex replanted extremities.
There are about 90 possible injuries and conditions of upper extremity. In this course, we will gradually begin to understand the world of hand injury and hand therapy.