Presenter: Heather Tizzard
Historical review confirms that over the centuries, splints have been, without interruption, an important element in the treatment of bone and soft tissue pathology (Fess, 2002). This webinar will briefly outline the historical evolution of splint use from Hippocrates time until today. Although the reasons to incorporate splinting into the treatment of upper extremity injuries has remained relatively consistent over the last 65 years, contemporary therapists are combining orthopedic and neurology research that adds depth and efficiency to these most common uses of splint application. Case studies will be used to illustrate several emerging trends in splint design and methodology to treat common upper extremity pathologies.
After taking part in this webinar, participants will:
Group registration: $250 for CAOT members / $475 for non-members - plus applicable taxes