This webinar will review the common clinical assessments used to investigate upper extremity pain and dysfunction. Assessments of instability, stiffness, and provocative testing will be covered from the elbow to hand.
This course is part of the “Hand and Upper Extremity Review Series.”
Course created on June 17, 2015
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to identify appropriate assessments for determining the cause of pain and/or dysfunction for several common upper extremity conditions.
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to differentiate between capsular tightness, instrinsic tightness, and extrinsic tightness in the hand.
- By the end of the course, the participant will be able to recognize the correct techniques for measurement of range of motion for the elbow, wrist, hand, and grip/pinch strength.
|5-20 Minutes||Measurement of upper extremity ROM, strength, and volume|
|30-60 Minutes||Assessment of hand stiffness|
|60-100 Minutes||Provocative testing of the upper extremity|
|100-110 Minutes||Outcome measures|
|110-120 Minutes||Q & A|
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Mike Szekeres, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.), CHT
Mike Szekeres, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.), CHT, is in private practice at Hand Therapy Canada in London, Ontario, Canada. He is currently a sessional faculty member at Western University and has just completed his PhD in the field of Physical Therapy within the Department of Rehabilitation Science. He is the Assistant Editor for the Journal of Hand Therapy. Mr. Szekeres has served on the Board of Directors for the ASHT. Current professional interests and research include the use of technology for rehabilitation and optimizing the composition and delivery of therapy interventions after wrist fracture.
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