Patient Education Resources

The Patient Education Committee has developed Patient Education Resources for the public, and for therapists to use as a convenient tool for patient care. These flyers provide information on common diagnoses, answer frequently asked questions and educate patients on the role a hand and upper extremity therapist plays in their treatment.

General 

Finger Conditions

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Hand Conditions

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Wrist Conditions

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Elbow Conditions

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Shoulder Conditions

The Patient Education Committee will continue developing this series and more resources will be released in the near future. If you have any questions or suggestions for future resources, please email ASHT@asht.org.

To locate a hand therapist in your area, visit the ASHT Find a Member Therapist directory. You can search the directory by city, state, ZIP or last name. A prescription from your physician may be necessary before you can visit a hand therapist.

To find a hand surgeon in your area, please visit the American Society for Surgery of the Hand or the American Association for Hand Surgery directories.