Splinting for Joint Stiffness (More Info)
Description: Not your ordinary splinting workshop! This intermediate to advanced level, intensive splinting workshop focuses on a biomechanical approach to remodeling of the hand and upper extremity as developed in the life work of surgeon Paul W. Brand and therapist colleagues in team treatment. Learn about the history of splinting, and the progression of splint techniques. Understand how and why new techniques were developed, and use the knowledge in your decision making process to fabricate biomechanically correct splints. Understand the shortcomings and limitations of certain splinting techniques and the benefits of others. Fabricate low temperature thermoplastic splints and plaster of paris splints for a variety of UE conditions.
Submitted by: gudrun
Added: Wed Jun 11 2008