certified hand therapist


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cer·ti·fied hand ther·a·pist

(CHT) (sĕr'ti-fīd hand thār'ă-pĭst)
An occupational therapist who has been awarded a specialty certification in the area of hand rehabilitation.
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A certified hand therapist is recognized by many professional organizations as a benchmark for excellence in upper extremity rehabilitation.
Consider these solutions from Chris Sorrells, a Denver-based registered occupational therapist, certified hand therapist and certified ergonomic assessment specialist.
Referral to a certified hand therapist with good manual skill in packaging splints is essential for managing this disorder because, although technically simple, the splint must be modified at an angle of 10 [degrees]per week using a finger-goniometer.
A certified hand therapist starts out as an occupational therapist or physical therapist but concentrates on the body parts from elbow to fingertips.
To learn more about all the new adaptive tools for your home and office, check out certified hand therapist Martha Patterson's program at 6:30 p.
Saunders, a certified hand therapist and occupational therapist, has been working exclusively with hands for the last 24 years in Eugene.
Additionally, therapists can obtain Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) designation with a minimum of five years of clinical experience and by meeting necessary requirements.

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