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Rehabilitation after extensor tendon injury in the hand
Presented by Shirley Collocott, this webinar provides an introduction to rehabilitation after an extensor tendon injury in the hand.

The webinar will aim to provide explore guidelines for management after injury to extensor tendons in the hand to achieve positive patient outcomes.

The webinar is aimed at physiotherapists, occupational therapists, allied health staff and surgeons.

By the end of the webinar, participants will have an improved understanding of:
1. extensor tendon anatomy
2. tendon healing
3. therapy programmes to use after extensor tendon injuries

By registering for this webinar, you will be registered to access the Praxhub education platform and provided login details, where you can view all of Interplast’s online education for free. If you don’t wish to be registered for the Praxhub platform, please email us (education@interplast.org.au)

Oct 6, 2021 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Sarah Waldin
Physiotherapist @Handworks, New Zealand
Sarah Waldin is a physiotherapist and registered hand therapist currently working in a large group practice in Auckland, New Zealand. She has been working in the area of hand therapy for more than 25 years – initially working in burns and inpatient hands then in an outpatient setting. She enjoys working with a large variety of injuries, both conservatively and post surgically. She has a keen interest in mentoring therapists, both in New Zealand and abroad. She lectures on the Masters program in Hand and Upper Limb, and teaches Emergency Care Nurse Specialists in their training program. She has been involved with Interplast since 2019.
Shirley Collocott
Occupational Therapist @Tamaki Hands, New Zealand
Shirley is an Occupational Therapist and NZ registered Hand Therapist. She works at Counties Manukau District Health Board and in a private practice in Auckland, New Zealand, and as a guest lecturer for the post-graduate Hand Therapy paper at Auckland University of Technology. Shirley completed her Master of Health Science degree in 2017, with a research project on extensor tendon rehabilitation, which is her area of interest. She has been on two trips to the Solomon Islands with Interplast and is excited to be able to share some knowledge on tendon rehabilitation with local therapists.