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Hand & UE : Systematic Evaluation and Treatment of the Wrist 2 Green Bay WI Apr 2021
April 10 - April 11
Instructor: Ann Porretto-Loehrke & Jamie Bergner
- Saturday 0730 AM
- Saturday 0800 – 6:30 PM
- Sunday 0800 – 3:15 PM
Covid-19 vaccination or medical letter needed to attend the shoulder course. Immunization card or a medical waver to present upon registration.
If you have a medical reason for not getting the vaccine the following may apply.
Instead of CDC Vaccination card we can accept an official note signed by a licensed medical provider stating medical justification as to why they should not have the vaccine. Note is to include letter head from the healthcare system including physician contact information.
Wrist II Course Description
14.5 Contact Hours / 11 Procert CCUs – Instructor-led Training
*You must already have taken Wrist I to take this course.
This course will address
- understanding the complexity of various types of wrist instability, both within the proximal row as well as the midcarpal joint. Up-to-date research regarding our understanding of this complexity issue
- surface anatomy: carpals and wrist flexors & extensors
- quick review of row techniques; joint specific treatment: midcarpal manipulation techniques
- conservative management of pre-dynamic wrist instability
- surgical management of wrist instability with clinical pearls for rehabilitation
- nerve entrapments of the wrist with neural flossing
Objectives and Goals
- Further explore of the carpal kinetics and kinematics to enhance understanding of carpal instability.
- Through the use of surface anatomy, identify key bony and soft tissue structures at the wrist needed for testing and treatment of wrist instability.
- Develop an understanding of the classification criteria of instability and how they complement each other to form a more complete picture.
- Perform specific manual therapy testing techniques to identify and treat limitations at the radiocarpal, midcarpal, and specific carpal joints.
- Develop an understanding of the different surgical techniques to address carpal instabilities as well as TFCC and DRUJ instabilities.
- Identify appropriate therapeutic management and precautions of non surgical and postsurgical instability diagnoses.
- Perform specific testing and treatment techniques to identify and address nerve compressions at the wrist and forearm level.