Hand Safety & Injury Prevention

ASHT offers prevention and safety tips for a number of common activities that can lead to hand injury and trauma:

Safety and Injury Prevention Video Series

Portable Electronics

Technology is now an integral part of our lives, and many people are using portable electronics such as cell phones and tablets for extensive periods of time each day. As hand therapists, we see a large number of patients with injuries that could have been prevented with a little bit of understanding. Protect your hands and upper extremity while using portable electronics with these tips from ASHT.

Gardening

As hand therapists, we see a large number of patients with injuries that could have been prevented with a little bit of understanding and forethought. Protect your hands and upper extremity while gardening with these tips from ASHT.

ASHT has partnered with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) to contribute to the society's HandCare.org blog, a great resource for patients and the public.

View some of ASHT's latest contributions to the HandCare.org blog: