Management of Distal Radius Fractures with ORIF from 6 weeks

Online Course: Management of Distal Radius Fractures with ORIF from 6 weeks

Late rehabilitation for open reduction internal fixation surgery for wrist fracture

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Kate Thorn

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1-1.5 hours
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Introduction

Distal radius fracture is one of the most common fractures and often requires surgical intervention. This course is the second in a series of courses examining the physiotherapy management of distal radius fractures following open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgery. This course will provide a detailed rehabilitation protocol from 6 weeks post surgery, as well as discussing potential complications that can arise at this point.

Aims

The aim of this course is to provide a deep understanding of the management of distal radius fractures from 6 weeks post ORIF surgery

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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