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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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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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Acute Care and Neuro Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

Acute Care and Neuro Orthosis Fabrication (Splinting)

This workshop is for the beginner-intermediate level orthosis fabricator(splinter) who would like to improve their skills while fabricating orthoses appropriate for patients in the acute care and rehab setting. These custom orthoses (splints) may be used clinically with pediatric as well as adult patients with neurologic and orthopedic diagnoses. Learn to fabricate orthoses (splints) designed to control tone and reduce contractures, improve positioning, and increase function. A review of the use of prefabricated and custom made orthoses (splints) and will be provided with sample orthoses made available. This “fabricate all day” workshop will allow therapists to reduce their fears of fabricating for the neurologically-impaired patients and increase their confidence in techniques of designing and fabricating anti-tone orthoses (splints).

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Private Orthosis (Splinting) Fabrication Tutorial

Private Orthosis (Splinting) Fabrication Tutorial

This workshop is designed for your specific level of orthosis fabrication (splinting) and allows you to control the learning experience. The course is for one or more therapists who want their own private course. The course content and the date is determined by the participant(s). The course content is not limited to the courses already offered by the instructor. The course venue is in Carlsbad (northern San Diego) or at the participants facility.

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