Les problématiques courantes en thérapie de la main en clinique privée
par Peter Korkmaz, erg (96-05) et CHT
Common Issues in Hand Therapy in Private Clinic
by Peter Korkmaz, OT (96-05) and CHT
Date: To be announced
Location: Clinique Physiothérapie Boisbriand
Address and contact: 5055 rue Ambroise-Lafortune, Boisbriand, J7H 0A4 email@example.com
Peter Korkmaz, occupational therapist, graduated from McGill University in 1996. He began his career in the southern United States and obtained his Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) certification from the HTCC in 2001. This internationally renowned association attests to the highest competence in the field of hand therapy. In 2007, he returned to Quebec and acquired Clinique Physiothérapie Boisbriand, where he developed an interest in sports hand injuries within his occupational therapy department.
In Quebec and in the hand therapy practice community, he is known for his biomechanical approach and rigorous clinical reasoning process. Peter Korkmaz has had the honor of presenting at several conferences for associations such as the Quebec Association of Sports Medicine, the Association of Physiatrists of Quebec, and the Association of Plastic Surgery Specialists.
Peter Korkmaz is pleased to present his basic-intermediate level course on common issues in hand therapy in private clinic. Over the course of two training days, you will learn to fabricate 9 orthoses for the various conditions frequently encountered in private clinic.
Distinguish between CMC arthritis and STT arthritis to choose the appropriate treatment plan for the condition.
Differentiate between De Quervain’s tenosynovitis and intersection syndrome to choose the appropriate treatment plan for the condition.
Understand the different causes of PIP restriction (intrinsic, extrinsic, capsular) to apply the best treatment plan.
Be able to assess and treat skier’s thumb.
Be able to assess and treat trigger thumb and trigger finger.
Be able to fabricate a splint for mallet finger and understand the immobilization of PIP in this condition.
The following conditions will be covered in the training:
CMC arthritis vs. STT arthritis
De Quervain’s tendinitis vs. intersection syndrome
Finger arthritis: Heberden’s nodes and Bouchard’s nodes
PIP flexion contracture
The course will include a theoretical learning component accompanied by practical sessions (laboratory component), where we will practice the application of provocative tests as well as the fabrication of the following 9 orthoses:
Short CMC spica orthosis
Short MCP spica orthosis
Long spica orthosis
Orficast mallet finger orthosis without PIP immobilization
Orficast mallet finger orthosis with PIP immobilization
Static progressive three-point supportive gutter splint in Aquaplast for PIP flexion contracture