May 2022 - Hand Therapy Secrets

Month: May 2022

How to Set Patient Expectations With Difficult Shoulder Case As An OT/PT

Have you had trouble setting realistic expectations for your patients?  It can get more difficult when it’s a more complex case. Practice makes progress, and I encourage you to assess just about everyone you know.  What to look at when you’re evaluating a shoulder as an Occupational Therapist We all know that there’s a certain …

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CHT Exam Prep: How to Understand Rotator Cuff Testing For Shoulder Impingement

Why don’t OTs treat more shoulders? I understand that you might not be given the “opportunity” at your job. I understand that you might not “know everything” to be as effective as you would like. What if you CREATED your own opportunity? I know that just about every hand, wrist, elbow patient of mine – …

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Will You Be One of the 50% of Therapists Who Fail the Hand Therapy Exam

We all know the CHT exam outcomes are about a 50/50 pass/ fail rate. Some years – it’s closer to a 60% pass rate and a 40% fail rate. So it can seem overwhelming and even discouraging to even attempt to study for an exam when it seems to set you up for failure. How …

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