Hand therapy heroes was created for you to learn from your peers and hand enthusiasts from around the world. We will have interviews with hand therapy practitioners, patients, surgeons, company representatives and each episode will be designed to help you grow your hand therapy knowledge. Content will range from discussions on diagnosis, new products, to techniques, compelling articles, creative ideas for orthotics, business planning and billing to name a few.
Peripheral Nerve Injury: Updated
10:30Super excited to share an amazing podcast Laurie C. Rogers MHS, OT, CHT is an extremely busy practitioner and program manager at National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington DC. She trains therapists and students and was instrumental in the 4th edition of the most popular hand therapy resource "Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, A Quick Reference Guide and Review 4th Edition". She also serves as the Senior Project Manager and contributed and edited every chapter of the book and appendix. We are offering a promotional course for CRPS: Updates in Therapist Management for this 6 AOTA approved CE class: CLICK HERE If you enter code: SAVE90 you will save 1/2 price during this stressful time so you will save $90 for this 6 AOTA approved CE class!
From CMCJ OA issues to Shark Tank... every shark was swooning!
29:23Barbara Heilman is an OT and hand therapist who spent her career adapting equipment and creating orthosis for her patients. When she became a grandma she solved her issue with not being able to get her granddaughters car seat open due to CMCJ OA and created an adaptive piece of equipment that worked great. Her daughter Becca Davision recognized that what her mom had created could be used by so many people and decided that they would together create the UnbuckleMe system. Send an email into [email protected] and we will provide a code if you or anyone you know could use an Unbuckle me and to learn more. LOVE this team and really had a blast chatting with them.
Building a Hand Therapy Business - Tips and Tricks
42:37JoAnn Keller founded her business Hands For Living in 2011. She has specialized in hand therapy since 1997. JoAnn is respected by physicians, patients, and other therapists. Joanne is sharing with us some ideas on creating a hand therapy business and the steps you need to consider. She shares pitfalls as well as resources that will inspire you to "just do it". We had such a great conversation and so much to talk about that we will have to have a second podcast! Please email [email protected] for the info sheet.
Mentorship and Entrepreneurship with Hoang Tran
30:43Hoang Tran is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist. Owner of two successful companies Hands-on Therapy Services and Hand Therapy Secrets. Link to her website: www.handtherapysecrets.com Links to her social media: https://www.instagram.com/handtherapy_secrets/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCubievX5JmbBcb0oGV1tW3w https://www.facebook.com/handtherapysecrets/ Link to her mentorship program: https://handsots.lpages.co/hand-therapy-mentorship/
Protocols YES? or No? Thoughts from A New CHT and Strategies For New Practitioners
29:23A casual discussion with Minh Quan Tran OT, CHT from Canada about Protocols. Minh reviews how protocols are excellent for therapists who do not have a mentor to rely on. Protocols don't take into account all the variables which is a challenge and if you understand tissue healing and how structures heal you can determine a regime based on these concepts. Minh shares his experience with an array of cases, how he deals with being a young practitioner and reminds people to seek out concepts and to not get hung up on protocols. To connect with us: email [email protected] Facebook: Linkedin: Youtube: Instagram Twitter Pinterest TikTok
An Interesting Role as an OT: Clinical Specialist, Product Development and More
26:27Meet Jamie McMillan and hear about her unique role as an OT working with Hely and Weber a company which sells supports and braces. Her skills as an OT/CHT provided her the skill-set to create a new position with the company in 2015 and she has never looked back. Learn how this type of position could be right for you! For the info sheet please put Jamie in the email subject line or the body of the email and email [email protected]
The More You Give The More You Get....
24:26Dr. Gamhewage has m ore than two decades of experience in public health. She is currently with the World Health Organisation in Geneva Switzerland and is the Head of Learning and Capacity Development. She is chatting with us today about how we have the power to give positive energy to our families, colleagues, and our patients.
COVID-19, Reflection, Daily Reset, and Kinesiophobia...
27:29Thank you everyone for listening. We are visiting with Sarah B. Doerrer (Wilson) PhD, OTR/L, CHT, CLT. We are going to chat about the current state of affairs in relation to Sarah's practice and then discuss her upcoming research and touch on kinesiophobia. Right now I think we are all in a state of kinesiophobia (fear of movment). Tampa Kinesiophobia Scale Click Here For the info sheet on telehealth and more send an email to [email protected] and please write VIRTUAL on the email
Difficult Roads can Lead us to Beautiful Places
34:19Worrying about the bad stuff will not stop it from happening but it will prevent us from the good. Cynthia Weinberger, OT/L, CHT is an inspiration to each of us with her savvy style. She was able to take a breathe, step back and determine a new and very cool path. This is a wonderful session with a brilliant practitioner who is paving the way for today and for the future. For the info sheet with her connections and recommendations please email [email protected] . Please don't forget to leave us a 5* review. We love giving back and it makes it SO worth while when you put those in for us. Thank you everyone!
Telehealth for Hand Therapists with a Leader in the Industry
17:37Michelle Coil, MOT, OTR, CHT, PYT, CEAS reviews thinking outside the box. She discusses the platforms for immediate and FREE access for teleheath during the COVID19 situation. It is important for you to understand HIPAA platform, reimbursement, and how to navigate the virtual world. For the summary sheet email [email protected] and we will send you the summary sheet. Check out this link for breaking news! https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/medicare-telemedicine-health-care-provider-fact-sheet