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  Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide with AOTA Approved CE and FREE Materials

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CEUs: .10 10 AOTA Hours FL/AL 20-752778
Contact Hours: 10 NBCOT®12.5

Rock Solid Reference book with BONUS 10 hours of AOTA approved CE, instructionals videos and FREE materials to follow along with the videos. If you want BOOK ONLY - Click Here!
*University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
*12,5 NBCOT® PDUs
Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process


Deborah A. Schwartz OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Katherine Schofield DHS, OTR/L, CHT


The combination of text and instructional video material makes Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide a uniquely valuable resource for occupational therapy students, new graduates, and any practitioner interested in learning orthotics. PT's who require a foundation will LOVE this course.. The first chapters lay the foundational course for orthotic design and detail the anatomical knowledge and background information that is required before molding orthoses on clients. Each chapter explores a specific part of the upper extremity, describes several common clinical diagnoses, and highlights typical orthoses that might be utilized to immobilize and protect it. Together, these chapters communicate core, foundational knowledge for the use of orthoses as an intervention in occupational therapy practice. This is a must have course for newer practitioners


  • Identify the indications, precautions and contraindications for the use of immobilization orthoses to apply on your clients.
  • Identify the indications, precautions and contraindications for the use basic mobilization orthoses for your clients
  • Visualize 30 videos of orthoses application.
  • Design orthoses with materials provided in the kit
  • Review current evidence to support orthoses in clinical application
  • Review anatomical and foundational properties to build a skillset required to create orthoses to facilitate motion, healing or other functions.
  • Outline:

  • Chapters devoted to specific types of orthoses for parts of the upper extremity linked to step -by -step instructional videos
  • Case studies to promote a grasp of the knowledge and application to the development of clinical reasoning skills
  • Multiple choice and short answer review questions and activities for most chapters
  • Presentation of current evidence to support the use of the specific orthoses in clinical practice
  • Patterns that can be replicated and check-out sheets to critique each orthosis
  • Part 1: Foundations of Orthotic Design

    Part 2: Orthoses as Interventions

  • Wrist Immobilization Orthoses
  • Wrist and Hand Immobilization Orthoses
  • Forearm- and Hand-Based Thumb Orthoses
  • Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Immobilization Orthoses
  • Hand-Based Orthoses
  • Part 3: Advanced Orthotic Concepts

  • Advanced Orthotic Concepts
  • Orthoses for Mobilization
  • 336 Gorgeous Figures

    30 videos totally just under 3 hours of Video Instruction

    Includes sample ORTHOTIC material package for you to follow along with the instructional videos

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    Format Online Interactive Book
    Price $199.95

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    Discounted Add On Item(s) Available with this Product

    Orthotics: Creative Mobilization Splinting- Dynamic & Static Progressive Splinting (SPS) - Movie Presentation $159.00
    Orthotics: Innovative Updates: Featuring: MOBILIZATION - Movie Presentation $95.00
    Orthotics: Innovative Updates: Featuring: IMMOBILIZATION - Movie Presentation $89.00
    Orthotics: Creative Static Splinting Made Simple - Movie Presentation $179.00


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