The 11th Southampton Hand Course 2016

The Southampton Hand Team is pleased to announce the next course for Therapists and Surgeons. It will be held on Friday 2nd September 2016 at the Chilworth Manor Hotel in Southampton.

This years course titled 'challenging stiffness in the upper limb' will include the following topics: Pathophysiology of stiffness, Frozen shoulder, Elbow stiffness, DRUJ stiffness, Soft tissue surgical procedures for hand joint stiffness and Splinting. The course will presented by local and invited faculty and will contain a practical workshop (Download Course Flyer).

A wide range of topics previously covered include; work related upper limb disorders/RSI, tendinopathies, musician's hand, instability of the upper limb, Nerve disorders, bone and joint injuries of the hand, arthritis of the wrist and hand, elbows, flexor and extensor tendon injuries and wrist injuries. Our most recent course in 2015 called 'The functional finger' included topics on; nailbed injuries, Non-traumatic nail conditions, PIPJ dislocations and fracture dislocations, Flexor tendon avulsion injuries, Extensor tendon pathologies and finger lumps and bumps.

The Southampton Hand course received a highly commended Wessex Deanery Educational Quality Award in 2012.

We have also had a review published in the British Medical Journal in September 2012 from a previous course participant. Download PDF

If you have any queries please email info@southamptonhandcourse.org.uk or telephone Gemma or Peter on 02381 206 456.

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