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  Arthritis OA: Updates and Innovations

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Contact Hours: .8 FL/AL OT LIVE 20-594536

CA 40-H83 Advanced Hand 8 Hours
*University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
Domain of OT- client factors and performance skills and OT Process - Intervention


George LaCour OTR, CHT


This interactive online learning style enhances the therapist's comprehension of the course content. If you have taken Arthritis Unloaded: OsteoArthritis - this is an updated version of that class. This course is interactive with discussion of various treatment options such as modalities and orthotics to adaptive equipment and taping. The course discusses conservative and surgical treatment options for OA and includes protocols in the appendix. George LaCour OTR, CHT presents in an easy to follow style making the this course interesting, interactive and clinically relevant. Mixed learning level: Text, video clips, photos , and online exam. Must pass (80%) online exam to redeem your AOTA APP certificate. Instructional Method: Online Interactive Book- 130 pages.

Course Outline:

  • Identify the anatomy of the joint and the correlation of the parts of a joint to the pathology of OA
  • Distinquish the stages of OA and the clinical presentation with each stage
  • Recognize evaluation techniques specific to OA
  • Review conservative treatment interventions available for OA in the upper extremity including, modalities, taping, therapeutic exercises, joint protection, topical agents, and orthotics.
  • Identify surgical interventions associated with OA in the upper extremity and expected outcomes following.
  • Visualize an overview of orthoses used in the treatment of OA

  • Introduction
  • Anatomy of the Joints
  • Joint Kinematics
  • Defining Osteoarthritis
  • Evaluation
  • Medical Management of OA
  • Conservative Treatment of OA
  • Orthotics
  • Joint-Specific Focus on OA
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Protocols
  • Appendix B: Orthotic Patterns
  • Appendix C: Lagniappe
  • References
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    Format Online Interactive Book
    Price $159.00

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