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Extensor Tendon Rehabilitation Update: Zones V–VI

presented by Jeanine Beasley, EdD, OTR, CHT, FAOTA

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Financial: Jeanine Beasley receives royalties from webinars and workshops for ASHT, AAHS,, hand rehabilitation foundation, and receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Non-Financial: Jeanine Beasley has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Video Runtime: 40 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 28 Minutes

This course provides an update on the current evidence for therapeutic management of extensor tendon injuries and conditions in zones V and VI. Included is a review of the anatomy, as well as conservative and postoperative treatment interventions. Demonstrations of specific orthoses will be included. This course is designed for the intermediate occupational therapist, physical therapist, physical therapy assistant, and certified occupational therapy assistant with experience in hand conditions.

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Jeanine Beasley, EdD, OTR, CHT, FAOTA

Jeanine Beasley, EdD, OTR, CHT, FAOTA is a professor at Grand Valley State University's Occupational Science and Therapy Department and is the coordinator of the OT Weekend/Hybrid Program. Jeanine is a frequent guest lecturer and has spoken in thirteen states and five countries. She has authored and coauthored nine book chapters and eight journal articles,…

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1. Course Overview

Provides a course overview of extensor tendon rehabilitation for zones V and VI, including the purpose and the learning objectives.

2. Anatomy, Incidence, and Therapeutic Management

This chapter presents the anatomy and incidence for extensor tendon rehabilitation for zones V and VI.

3. Postoperative Management

Includes a presentation and comparison of static, dynamic, and ICAM –relative motion protocols. A demonstration of the relative motion yoke orthosis will be included. In addition, utilizing the yoke orthosis for sagittal band injuries will be discussed.

4. Summary and Conclusions

This chapter will conclude the course with an overall summary and conclusion.

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