ASHT Blog

Amber Opitz, OTR/L, CHT, CLT, January 18, 2022

I have been practicing as an occupational therapist for nearly seven years and have been a Certified Hand Therapist since May 2021. I have been blessed to be surrounded by several CHTs who have shown me how valuable the CHT credential is for the betterment of our patients,…

Kim Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT, December 20, 2021

Calling all ASHT clinicians, researchers and educators! Submissions to present at the 2022 Annual Meeting will be open from December 16, 2021 through February 4, 2022. You are personally invited to share…

Laurie Humiston, MS, OTR/L, CHT, December 03, 2021

In ASHT’s ongoing commitment to support learners, the society has created a Fellowship subcategory within our Associate membership options. 

The field of hand and upper extremity specialists, with the support of the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, has invested in…

Kimberly Masker, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, November 23, 2021

As we enter the holidays, I am giving thanks…for the opportunity to be with friends and family for the holidays again, for a return to some sort of normalcy in life and for a return to “normal” work schedules. I am also grateful that we were able to have a hybrid Annual Meeting this year and I…

Diane Coker, PT, DPT, CHT, November 09, 2021

At our recent Annual Meeting in St Louis, MO, ASHT rolled out a new logo, and more importantly, a rebranding of ourselves as hand AND upper extremity specialists. I find our new logo to be colorful and very inspiring, as it depicts a person reaching upwards, with the…