Orthotics: Innovative Updates: Featuring: IMMOBILIZATION

Orthotics: Innovative Updates: Featuring: IMMOBILIZATION

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STATE: AL CE Broker 20-595140 2.25hrs
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CA Advanced Hand 40-H88 2.25hrs

A mixed level orthotic workshop featuring immobilization orthotics (static) for the upper extremity. The instructional format includes a didactic lecture to include PowerPoint, demonstrations, video, audio, step by step instructions and much more. Materials and course instructor provided by Orift America Corp.

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Hand Therapy Certification

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


CA 40-H88 Advanced Hand 2.25 Hours
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ICAM protocol with Relative Motion Orthotic!
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Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process

This is a mixed level orthotic workshop featuring immobilization orthotics (static) for the upper extremity. The instructional format includes a didactic lecture to include PowerPoint presentation on the principles of immobilization, up close and personal splint examples, followed by detailed orthotic fabrications, orthotic critique and allotted follow along lab time for participants to fabricate orthotics.

Manual is over 60 pages. Participant’s will gain knowledge in making clinical decisions regarding the use of appropriate materials for immobilization orthotics with their clients and how orthotics is used in the occupation based approach. Upon successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email.


  • Review principles of static orthotic fabrication
  • Recognize indications and orthotic management for 3 clinical conditions of the upper extremity
  • Observe the fabrication steps necessary to make well fitting orthosis each clinical condition reviewed.
  • Fabricate each orthotic on a partner
  • Visualize several tips and tricks for making each orthosis
  • Review the current levels of evidence to support each orthosis as an intervention.
  • Review codes for billing the orthotics



  1.  Introduction to Orthotic Fabrication – Immobilization Orthoses
  2. Stenosing Tenosynovitis/ Trigger finger
    1. relevant anatomy and pathophysiology
    2. symptoms and causes
    3. therapy and patient education
    4. orthotic demonstration MCP blocking orthosis
    5. practice on a partner
    6. critique, evidence and summary
  3. Sagittal band and zone 5 injury
    1. relevant anatomy and the extensor mechanism
    2. symptoms and causes
    3. immediate Active Controlled Motion protocol (ICAM)
    4. relative motion orthotic and how it relates to PIP anatomy and dysfunction
    5. various uses of the relative motion orthotic
    6. orthotic demonstration of several yoke splints
    7. practice on a partner
    8. critique, evidence and summary
  4. Ulnar Drift Deformity
    1. relevant anatomy and the rheumatoid hand
    2. orthotic demonstration of an anti ulnar drift orthotic – hand based 2 parts
    3. practice on a partner
    4. critique, evidence and summary
    5. summary

Debby Schwartz is a certified hand therapist with over 30 years of experience as a practicing clinician. She joined Orfit Industries America to promote product awareness and splinting education. Debby is an active member of ASHT and has participated in IFSHT meetings as well. She has presented on a variety of hand therapy topics both at national and international conferences, and has written a number of articles for hand therapy publications, including a literature review of static progressive orthoses and a systematic review of joint mobilizations. She has recently written several book chapters for hand therapy references, including a chapter on pediatric orthoses. Debby completed her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.


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