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Hands On Therapy ConceptsŪ

Advanced Management of Common Hand Injuries

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Shrikant J. Chinchalkar OTR, CHT is a senior hand therapist at the Hand & Upper Limb Centre, St. Joseph's Health Centre in London,Ontario, Canada.  He has 32 years of clinical experience in treating upper extremity conditions.  He has developed four hand therapy programs at the leading centers in Canada.Shrikant has conducted instructional courses on "Biomechanics of the Hand" at the American Society for the Surgery of the Hand, the American Association of Hand Surgery, the American Society of Hand Therapists, Australian Hand Therapy Association, South African Society of Hand Therapists and Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists' annual meetings. He has presented over 100 papers and has conducted courses on "Hand Rehabilitation" in Canada, USA, Mexico, Australia,Singapore, Belgium, Italy, France, Greece, Finland, UK, South Africa,India, Spain and Turkey.Shrikant was awarded the 2003 "Paul Brand Award of Excellence in Hand Therapy" at the 26th Annual meeting of the American Society of Hand Therapists.  He received the "Best Clinical Paper" and "Best Poster Presentation" awards at the 17th and 18th annual meeting of ASHT and an "Award of Excellence" by the Sisters of St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario. He has published papers and abstracts in numerous journals related to Upper Extremity Surgery and Therapy

Course Objectives: Upon completion of the course the participants will

1) Understand the architecture of the hand

2) understand the stages of wound healing and its effect on hand function

3) Demonstrate an ability to assess the hand

4) Will be able to successfully treat tendon injuries, fractures and mutilating injuries

5) Will be able to sequentially organize the treatment plan based on problem solving

Content will be presented through lectures, videos. (Interactive Learning)

The course contents are as follows:

1) Architecture of the Hand

2) Wound Healing

3) Evaluation of the Hand

4) Flexor Tendon Injuries

5) Extensor Tendon Injuries

6) Hand Fractures

7) Distal Radius Fractures

8) Complex Mutilating Injuries

Details of the course are as follows

Dates: 12th and 13th January, 2007

Duration: 2 days

(14 contact hours or 1.4 CEU,Valid Internationally )

Fees: INR 2350/-(Inclusive course material, breakfast, lunch, tea & coffee)

Last date for enrollment: 30th November, 2006

International Participants:US$ 75

Fees after last Date till 1st January,2007: INR 3500/- (US$ 100)

Spot Registration: INR 4000/-(US$ 150)

CHEQUE OR DRAFT IN FAVOUR OF "Nandgaonkar's Therapy Services"

Send it at

Hemant Nandgaonkar

B-302,Heritage Holy,

Nehru Road,

Mumbai - 400080


Venue: Hotel Tip Top Plaza,Thane

Participants: Hand Therapist, Hand Surgeons, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Plastic Surgeons and Orthopedic Surgeons, Professionals involved in Hand Rehabilitation

Limited Seats Only, Admission on First come First serve basis

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Call +91 989 202 3357





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