Basics and Beyond ® The Stiff Hand

Basics and Beyond ® The Stiff Hand

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AOTA: Domain of OT, OTP,
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NBCOT®:3.75 PDUs
STATE: AL CE Broker 20-514044 3hrs
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For Bundle discounts Click Here! BB Stiff Hand focuses on understanding the stiff hand causes and interventions/therapy.

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Live Web-based Program (opportunity to interact with the host)

Hand Therapy Certification

This course is accepted by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission towards re-certification.


This course is part of the Basics and Beyond series. The series consists of 20 chapters. This is one chapter titled the STIFF HAND. It is exceptional for CHT exam preparation as well as to sharpen your clinical skills. Available as a single course or in bundles Click Here!
Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process,

BB The Stiff Hand focuses on understanding the stiff hand causes, interventions and therapy. This course is great to gain your foundation and beyond. Mixed level: Intermediate to advanced. Online digital book, with 4 video clips, .40 photos, 21 Brain Game quizzes throughout the course to solidify your knowledge. ONLINE LIVE CHAT and discussion board. 80% to redeem your certificate via an online exam consisting of <20 questions. Certificate will be immediately emailed to you upon successful completion.


This course has 21 Brain Game “pop-up” quizzes throughout the course content, >40 photos and 4 videos to enhance your learning. This course has “live chat” with an EHT moderator during the course and it has a discussion room for course participant interaction.

  • Identify joint and muscle tightness and interventions
  • Determine type of edema and interventions
  • Recognize the significant anatomical anatomy of the MPJ and PIPJ
  • Differentiate the types of modalities depending on pathology


  • Composition of Tissues
  • Soft Tissue Response to Trauma
  • Post Immobilization evaluation
    • Edema
    • Interosseous tightness
    • Muscle tightness
    • Joint tightness
    • Skin adherence
  • Altered Pattern
  • Post Immobilization Treatment
    • Edema
    • Interosseous muscles and muscle tendon unit
    • Joint tightness
    • Mobilization orthosis, CMMS, Joint mobilization
  • Specific Considerations
  • Anatomy of the MCP
  • Therapy post MCP capsulectomy
  • Anatomy of the PIPJ
  • Therapy post PIPJ capsulectomy
  • Skin adherence
  • Modalities
  • Pain Management
  • References
  • Examination


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  1. Kris Nelson

    Just wanted to let you know I passed the CHT exam. I have no doubt that the online study materials and the purple book I purchased through you were instrumental in helping make it happen. Thank you very much for putting out such a good product.

    Kris Nelson, MPT, CHT

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