Hands On Orthotics Workshop
Looking for a custom designed course to target your orthosis fabrication needs?
- ASHT’s lab intensive format creates a “hands-on” learning experience
- Provide continuing education for your entire clinical team
- Courses available for all learning levels, beginner to advanced
- Flexible workshop design — 1 and 2 day options available
- Fees are based on course length and content (minimum 10 registrants).
"We had a great course! The manual had photos that made it easy to follow. The instructor was fantastic and patient with our varied group." – Darcy Olson
Below are a selection of commonly chosen courses:
The Most Commonly Prescribed Static Orthoses: Includes Mallet, Hand based digital gutter, Hand based thumb spica, Wrist, Forearm based thumb spica, Forearm based ulnar gutter (Metacarpal fracture orthosis), Anterior Elbow (Cubital Tunnel), and Posterior Elbow (Long Arm)
Target Audience: Therapists newer to orthosis fabrication or looking to refresh skills of commonly prescribed static orthoses
Static Progressive Orthoses and Serial Casting Solutions for Digital Stiffness: Includes Static progressive MP flexion, Static Progressive MP extension, Static Progressive PIP Flexion, Static Progressive PIP extension. Intrinsic Stretch, Serial casting for the PIP joint, MP blocking cast
Target Audience: Therapists comfortable with static orthosis fabrication who are looking to develop their static progressive fabrication skills to solve common problems associated with digital ROM loss.
Advanced Upper Extremity Orthoses: Munster Brace, MP Arthroplasty Post Operative Orthosis with derotation outrigger, Hinged Dorsal Block for early active motion (Flexor Tendon Repairs.), Radial Nerve - Tenodesis Orthosis, Elbow Turnbuckle Orthosis
Target Audience: Therapists looking to enhance their orthosis fabrication skills or more complex upper extremity pathology. Should be comfortable with static orthosis fabrication.
Orthosis Solutions for the Elbow, Forearm and Wrist: Munster Brace, Humeral Fracture Brace, Static progressive Wrist Extension, Forearm Rotation, Elbow Flexion
Target Audience: Therapists comfortable with basic static orthoses who are looking to advance their skills
Therapeutic Management of the Arthritic Hand: The purpose of this workshop is to present the current state of the art for therapeutic management of the arthritic hand with a focus on orthotics. A review of the current literature will be presented related to specific treatment approaches. Orthoses that facilitate functional outcomes and pain control will be highlighted. The workshop will also include demonstrations and fabrication of specific orthotic (splinting) techniques
Target Audience: Therapists looking to enhance their treatment of the arthritic hand through othotic techniques
To host a standard course (see above), please complete the standard information request form.
To host a custom course, please complete the custom information request form.
For suggestions on orthotic fabrication that your group may be interested in see our custom orthotics information sheet.
Once your course has been scheduled, fill out your registration list.
Send completed forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Fax: 856-439-0525
Attn: Director of Education and Research
ASHT Education Division
15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054