PT Course Details
Course # 1269
Understanding Wrist Instability
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 3:30 pm EST
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- Describe the ligaments that support of the wrist.
- List the type of instability patterns at the wrist.
- Describe the special tests to identify issues within the proximal row and midcarpal joint.
- Explain the types of instability best treated with conservative measures, and how to address these in the clinic.
|0-5 Minutes||Overview and Background|
|5-35 Minutes||Bony and ligamentous anatomy of the wrist|
|35-65 Minutes||Analysis of wrist instability|
|65-95 Minutes||Special tests|
|95-115 Minutes||Conservative management|
|115-120 Minutes||Q and A|
Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT, DPT, CHT, COMT
Ann Porretto-Loehrke is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) for treatment of the upper quadrant through the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine-United States (IAOM-US). She earned a post-professional Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Drexel University with a specialty in hand and upper quarter rehabilitation. Ann co-authored the chapter “Therapist’s Management of Other Nerve Compressions About the Elbow and Wrist” in the most recent edition of Rehabilitation of the Hand & Upper Extremity. She is a dynamic, passionate instructor who loves teaching and providing patient care.
Disclosure: I co-own the material that I am presenting with Mirka Normand, OTR/CHT, and the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine. I have no financial relationship with any of the products that I show in my slides (I.e. Wrist Restore Splint)
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