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Basic Hand Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

Basic Hand Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

This workshop is for the beginner-intermediate level orthosis fabricator (splinter) who would like to improve their static/immobilization orthosis fabrication (splinting) skills, and increase their knowledge of clinical application. The small and relaxed lab environment of this course allows novice therapists to reduce their fears of fabrication and increase their confidence in making patterns and handling materials.

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Casting the Upper Extremity for the Neuro Patient

Casting the Upper Extremity for the Neuro Patient

An Online Lecture with video demonstrations and handouts detailing the step-by-step fabrication of the following casts:

  • Modified bi-valve cast using FCT technique
  • Wrist/forearm Plaster of Paris cast

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Hand Splinting for the Novice

Hand Splinting for the Novice

An Online Lecture with video demonstrations and splint fabrication handouts that detail
a step-by-step fabrication of the following splints:

  • Wrist immobilization splint (Wrist Cock-up)
  • Thumb immobilizaton splint (Thumb Spica)
  • Hand immobilization splint (Resting Hand)

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Intermediate Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

Intermediate Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

This workshop is for the beginner-intermediate level orthosis fabricator (splinter) who would like to learn to use outriggers and improve their static-progressive and dynamic/mobilization orthosis fabrication (splinting) skills. This workshop provides a safe and fun environment to try out new materials and outriggers, as well as new static-progressive/mobilization components. Opportunity for clinical problem-solving will be provided.

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Advanced Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

Advanced Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

This workshop is for the intermediate-advanced orthosis fabricator(splinter) who would like to improve their dynamic/static-progressive/mobilization orthosis fabrication (splinting) skills, their clinical reasoning and their knowledge of new thermoplastics, designs and components. The opportunity to problem-solve and share “tricks” will be provided. Participants will fabricate a variety of orthoses utilizing new components, and Thermotubes within a highly intensive but relaxed teaching environment. Get out of the same “rut” and learn some new techniques and clinical applications. Learn cost-saving and time saving tricks.

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