Psychological Impact of Upper Extremity Injury

Featured Guest(s)
Brad K. Grunert, Ph.D

Dr. Grunert is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin. His areas of specialty include working with traumatically hand-injured patients, and he has published extensively in this area. He also has interests in psychogenic hand disorders and chronic pain disorders of the upper extremity. He is in his 47th year of practice and still enjoys the opportunity to assist patients in coping with the psychological residuals of hand injuries and their accompanying disability. Dr. Grunert is a fellow of Wisconsin Psychological Association and a member of the American Psychological Association.

Podcast Episode Description

On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Brad Grunert, a psychologist who has worked for many years with patients who have sustained traumatic injuries to their upper extremity. He shares with us the techniques that we can utilize in our hand therapy sessions to support the psychological needs of our patients and help them cope with their injury. 

Originally Presented
39 minutes 19 seconds
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