Hands-on Orthotics Course – Austin, TX 02-05-2022

Texas Neuro Rehab
1106 W. Dittmar Road
Austin, TX 78704
United States

Course Details

Title: Hands-on Orthotics – Austin, TX
Date: February 5, 2022
Time: 8 am – 5:00 pm

Location:
Texas Neuro Rehab
1106 W. Dittmar Road
Austin, TX 78704

Instructor:
Christy Still, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

Course Description:
Hands-on Orthotics is a lab-intensive, customized course designed to improve orthotic fabrication skills. This course is for beginner to intermediate practitioners/hand therapists. Participants receive a course manual, and orthoses are customized according to the class.

Objectives:

  • Course participants will demonstrate ability to fabricate seven custom orthoses
  • Course participants will identify indications/contraindications of the orthoses shown below
  • Course participants will demonstrate knowledge of practical applications of orthoses

Orthoses:

  • Resting hand
  • Wrist cock up
  • FA thumb spica
  • Hand based spica
  • Posterior elbow
  • Anterior elbow
  • Figure 8

Registration Fee:
Members $280
Non-Members $325

Attendees can earn up to 8 continuing education hours/0.8 CEUs.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited enrollment is planned to ensure quality of course and ample instructor-participant attention. Cancellation of registration up to two weeks prior to course date will result in a refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS ESTABLISHED DEADLINE. It is the responsibility of the registrant to notify ASHT of cancellation in writing or by email to education@asht.org. Refunds will be issued within 30 days of notification. In the unlikely event that a course is canceled, ASHT will provide full refund of the registration fee only.

All grievances may be directed to the ASHT Education Division by sending an email to education@asht.org.


For further information or questions regarding this course, contact education@asht.org

Presenter(s)
Christy Still, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

Christy received her Master of Occupational Therapy and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Rockhurst University. She became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2009. After her Master's degree, she spent a year in Ecuador volunteering in hospitals and clinics and speaks Spanish. She worked for 10 years in Chicago with upper extremity surgeons and treated the Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks and the White Sox.  She currently works at Endeavor Rehab in Austin, Texas.

Christy has 20 years of experience in wound care, splinting, and treating a variety of repetitive use injuries and pre- and post-operative diagnoses. When she is not treating upper extremity injuries, Christy enjoys running, yoga, Pilates, swimming, rowing, and learning to play the guitar.