Congenital Deformities of the Upper Extremity:  A Journey Uncovered

Congenital Deformities of the Upper Extremity: A Journey Uncovered

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Join the journey and explore the unknown…This NEW interactive online book is loaded with answers to all of your questions about congenital deformities. This difficult topic is simplified by the author as her mission trips have given her an in depth look at the deformities and how to manage them.

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Hand Therapy Certification

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

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Join the journey and explore the unknown…This NEW interactive online book is loaded with answers to all of your questions about congenital deformities. This difficult topic is simplified by the author as her mission trips have given her an in depth look at the deformities and how to manage them. After you go through this book you will feel more confident about the terms used to describe these deformities and will have a sold grasp on how to treat them as well.

Objectives:

Determine 5 reasons for different congenital deformities
Identify 11 different congenital deformities
Determine how to evaluate rare deformities
Visualize the problem solving and photos of fabricating custom orthotics
Review key facts about congenital deformities which will be used for therapeutic intervention.
Visualize surgical intervention techniques utilized to correct congenital deformities

All photos received the implicit consent of parents and or legal guardians of all individuals for educational purposes. The names have been changed of all individuals to protect and preserve the integrity of their identities. Because of language barriers due to the multiple languages spoken and the many illiterate guardians and or parents, an interpreter was present for each and every consent received.

Chapter 1: Upper Extremity Limb Development
Chapter 2: Classifications of Congenital hand deformities
Chapter 3: Apert’s Syndrome
Chapter 4: Arthrogryposis
Chapter 5: Constriction Band Syndrome
Chapter 6: Camptodactyly
Chapter 7: Club Hand
Chapter 8: Dislocating Radial Head
Chapter 9: Ectrodactyly
Chapter 10: Osteochondroma
Chapter 11: Polydactyly
Chapter 12: Syndactyly
Chapter 13: Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Chapter 14. Hypoplastic Thumb
Chapter 15. Conclusion and References
This book will teach you and inspire you at the same time.

Constance Kurash OTR/L, CHT, (Connie) offers over 25 years of experience providing specialty therapy services to the hand and upper extremity. Connie began her medical career in Pittsburgh PA in 1991 moving to Florida in 1997.

Connie specializes in the treatment of numerous hand and arm injuries as well as dysfunction. She also enjoys teaching and sharing her splint designs, lecturing at professional seminars discussing the articles and book chapters on hand therapy topics she has authored for various publications.

Connie has received a high degree of recognition and numerous awards for her expertise in splint designs. She has been on numerous medical missions trips accompanied by specialists in hand surgery, orthopedic surgery and pediatric congenital deformity. Connie also shares her time off volunteering for her community helping to build off-road bike trails for mountain

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