Chiropractors, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Physicians, Occupational Therapists, Physician Assistants, Physiatrists, Physiotherapists, Radiologists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Residents, Students, and all other Health Professions interested in upper extremity disorders.
The McMaster University Hand, Arm, Nerve (MacHANd) Group is an interdisciplinary team promoting excellence in education, clinical service, and research for hand and upper limb injuries, diseases, and disorders.
Program topics include: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytren’s Disease, Joint Hypermobility in the Upper Extremity, and Medical Cannabis in Pain Management.
By attending this activity, participants will be able to:
» Describe the etiology and treatments for painful wrist conditions.
» Recognize the criteria for the referral of wrist conditions to a specialist
» Identify the appropriate investigations (e.g., ultrasound) to diagnose wrist conditions
» Identify evidence-based, multidisciplinary approaches for managing hand arthritis
» Acquire an understanding of the impact of arthritis on the daily activities of patients.