Soft Splinting: a flexible way to support the hand
This workshop will introduce participants to the art of splinting with soft flexible materials. Splinting as part of treatment that facilitates functional outcomes and pain control will be highlighted. The workshop will also include demonstrations of the ins and outs of pattern making and fabrication of soft flexible splints to support
the hand. In this hands on workshop participants will make soft
splints for one another and return to their daily practice with examples of soft splints that can be used there.
- Participants will identify diagnoses or conditions that may benefit from soft splints.
2.Participants will be able to make a pattern and select appropriate
materials for the construction of soft splints.
Participants will be able to construct two soft splints that support hand and enhance function or reduce pain.
Margareta Persson, OT and Hand Therapist
An experienced occupational and hand therapist, who
began working in 1982, at the Malmo University Hospital, Burns Unit in Sweden. In 1984 she began to specialize in the treatment of hand injuries while working for the Uppsala University Hospital, Hand
Therapy Unit. As of 1993, she has combined working at the Uppsala
University Hospital part time with self-employment in the following areas:
teaching splinting and hand rehab
workshops, being a consultant for
children’s rehabilitation clinics, and at
different hand surgery clinics in
Im Preis enthalten
includes materials and refreshments during coffee breaks