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Movement Therapy Studio 

Physio Course in United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates   Location: Dubai

Physiotherapy Course Summary:

At the end of the course, the participants will:
- Have an understanding of basic anatomy and biomechanics of the hand and upper limb.
-Appreciate how important it is to understand the phases of tissue healing and what treatment methods are suitable for each phase.
- Know how to accurately assess a patient with a hand injury and define the two main complications of hand injuries, oedema and stiffness.
- Have had practical experience in the application of Manual Edema Mobilisation as a technique to reduce oedema.
- Have knowledge of different techniques to reduce stiffness of the hand.
- Understand how to approach and treat the paediatric patient with a hand condition, focussing mainly on congenital hand conditions and cerebral palsy.

This course is designed for licensed occupational and physiotherapists and will assist them in acquiring knowledge of important concepts of hand rehabilitation, as well as practical skills to reduce oedema and stiffness of the hand. In addition, they will learn how to approach and treat paediatric patients with a hand condition.


At the end of the course, the participants will:
- Understand and appreciate the biomechanical aspects of splinting.
- Know how to apply specific forces to the hand by means of a splint.
- Know the different characteristics of different splinting materials and know when to apply these in a clinical situation.
- Be able to choose the correct materials for specific patients and their diagnoses.
- Have seen demonstrations of different splints.
- Have had the opportunity to make certain splints on their fellow course participants using a variety of splinting materials.
- Be able to analyse the forces applied by the splints that they have made.
- Have learnt a number of splinting hints and tips while watching the presenter demonstrate a variety of splints.

This workshop is designed for licensed occupational therapists and will assist them in acquiring knowledge of the biomechanics of hand splinting and how these principles are applied in the clinical situation. They will also acquire the necessary skills to make a selection of hand splints.

Corrianne is a South African hand therapist in private practice with over 35 years of experience in the treatment of upper limb injuries and conditions. She treats patients of all ages and enjoys the challenges of treating all types of injuries. Her mission is to make a positive difference to all of her patients, no matter what their condition. Corrianne is well-known internationally and has served on the executive committee of the International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy (IFSHT) for 15 years. She was President of this Federation for three years from 1998 to 2001. She is a Past President of the South African Society of Hand Therapists and continues to serve the organisation in a consultative capacity.

Details and registration/payment on: https://www.movementtherapystudio.com/hand-therapy/

Physio Course Start Date:

25-27 January 2019

Company Name:

Movement Therapy Studio

Contact Name:

Dr. Yan

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Listed Date:

17-11-2018 sep Unique Course Seeker Views: 188 sep Total Course Views: 444

Listing ID: 7974751

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