The 2nd Annual Arkansas Hand Therapy Forum

Saturday, October 22, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute
12th Floor Auditorium

 

A Free Education Event presented by UAMS Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Overview

The 2nd Annual Arkansas Hand Therapy Forum is organized by UAMS and will be held Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm.  The Hand Therapy Forum will provide comprehensive treatment strategies for the management of diverse hand and upper extremity problems presented by renowned faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UAMS.  Presentations will provide the context while cadaver demonstrations deliver the picture of anatomy and techniques used in surgical procedures.  Participants will have opportunities for discussion and interaction with course faculty through a question-and-answer sessions.

Featured Faculty Speakers

Bracey
John Bracey, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Adult and Pediatric Hand & Upper Extremity
Frazier
Tom Frazier, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Hand and Upper Extremity
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Sean Morell, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Hand & Upper Extremity
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Mark Tait, M.D.
Associate Professor
Adult and Pediatric Hand & Upper Extremity
wyrick
Theresa Wyrick, M.D.
Associate Professor
Vice Chair, Faculty Development
Adult and Pediatric Hand & Upper Extremity

Objectives

  1. Understand imaging as it relates to injury presentation and clinical course of care
  2. Recognize current surgical procedures for silicone arthroplasty of the hand and review post-operative management
  3. Recognize current surgical procedures for flexor tendon repair zone 2 and extensor tendon repair zone 5/6 and review post-operative management
  4. Recognize current surgical procedures for nerve transfers and review post-operative management
  5. Understand current surgical procedures for cubital tunnel nerve decompression and review post-operative management
  6. Recognize surgical procedures for carpal tunnel release and understand how to manage for optimal outcomes

Hand Forum Program