Fundamentals of Hand Therapy


The second edition of this essential text and reference for therapy of upper extremity problems!

This recent publication contains new and updated chapters plus links to a supplemental web site with videos and additional material.

Written for hand therapy specialists and non-specialists, this illustrated text and reference emphasizes treatment fundamentals, provides tips and guidelines for hand therapy treatment, and enhances critical thinking about clients’ individual needs.

Chapters include coverage of:

Anatomy; fractures; tendon injuries; shoulder, elbow, and wrist disorders; evaluation; pain; tendinopathy; chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy; wound care; arthritis; peripheral nerve problems; integrative strategies; and more

The book also:

  • Emphasizes the development of clinical reasoning skills, describing the components of the evaluation process
  • Presents case studies to demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and to highlight the “human” side of each client encounter
  • Provides clinical pearls and precautions from the author and contributors, which they have learned from years of clinical experience

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