ASHT Blog

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…

Cara Smith, PT, DPT, CHT, October 04, 2021

Like many of my fellow PTs, I was introduced to physical therapy as a patient. Growing up, I played a variety of sports and was fortunate enough to stay relatively injury free. The summer before my sophomore year of high school, I sustained an injury and spent two afternoons a week in a physical…

Stacy Baker, MOT, OTR/L, CHT, August 23, 2021

I have always enjoyed attending the the ASHT Annual Meeting as it creates a revival in my curiosity, enlightens me into avenues I never thought possible and ignites a fire within to keep pushing myself forward to be better. This year’s Annual Meeting is even…