June 2022 - Hand Therapy Secrets

Month: June 2022

3 Signs You Are Ready to Get Help to Prepare for the Hand Therapy Exam

You want to be a Certified Hand Therapist, but you feel like studying for the test is intimidating and overwhelmingly hard.   Let’s discuss the three signs you are ready to get help to prepare for the CHT exam. If you have the years, hours, and DESIRE to become a Certified Hand Therapist, this blog is …

3 Signs You Are Ready to Get Help to Prepare for the Hand Therapy Exam Read More »

How to Handle Any Surgical Case as an Occupational or Physical Therapist

I remember the first shoulder patient that I treated in outpatient. I was asked to cover for the day in outpatient and I could pretty much “fake it ’til I make it” with some of the hand diagnoses, but I didn’t know anything about shoulders. I have worked with “shoulders” in SNF or acute care, …

How to Handle Any Surgical Case as an Occupational or Physical Therapist Read More »

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid with a Wrist Fracture or Injury

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid with a Wrist Fracture or Injury

This Fast Focus Framework below that I use in my programs with all my students helps critically think through any case: Bones Muscle/Tendons Ligaments Nerves Skin/Fascia When it comes to using my Fast Focus Framework, it allows you to identify a primary problem and a secondary problem.  For example, if you broke a bone in …

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid with a Wrist Fracture or Injury Read More »