Joint Mobilization of the Upper Extremity – Vendors

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Thank you for your interest in participating as an exhibitor at the 2020 spring conference sponsored by the Michigan Society of Hand Therapists (MSHT). Our conference is:

Joint Mobilization of the Upper Extremity
Presented By: Ann Porretto-Loehrke DPT, CHT, COMT

Date: Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2020
Time: Fri 7:30 am – 5:00 pm and Sat 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: West Bay Beach Resort, 615  E Front St., Traverse City MI, 49686

For lodging arrangements please contact:

West Bay Beach Resort, 615 E Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686 (231)947-3700
Mention MSHT for a rate of $132 before 3/25/20
Country Inn and Suites, 420 Munson Ave., Traverse City, MI 49686 (231)941-0208 (1.5 miles from conference center)
Mention MSHT for a rate of $89 before 3/23/20 (includes hot breakfast)

Please fill out the information request form below and return at least FIVE WEEKS prior to the conference (by March 20th 2020). A booth fee of $150.00 is requested to assist with expenses and is to be included with the form. Form and payment should be sent to:

Make checks payable to Michigan Society of Hand Therapists and mail to:
Rasa Poorman, OTR, CHT 25529 Keenan Ct. Novi, MI 48375

As always, we thank you for your time and participation in our educational event and appreciate you being a part of our continuing education opportunity. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rasa Poorman (248-344-2304).


Day 1: Friday

7:30-8:00 Registration- Light continental breakfast

8:00-9:00 lecture: anatomy and kinesiology of the wrist

9:00-10:00 lab: surface anatomy of the wrist

10:00-10:15 Vendor break

10:15-12:00 lab: addressing a capsular pattern at the wrist: testing and
treatment of radiocarpal joint (RCJ) & trapezoid-on-
scaphoid joint-specific techniques to address limitations at
the midcarpal joint (MCJ)

12:00-1:00 lunch

1:00-2:00 lab: testing and treatment to address a capsular pattern at
the thumb CMC joint

2:00-2:45 lab: Joint specific treatment for a capsular pattern of the
MP, PIP, & DIP joints

2:45-3:00 Vendor break

3:00-3:30 lecture: ulnar wrist anatomy

3:30-4:15 lab: clinical testing to determine the pain-generator at the
ulnar wrist

4:15-5:00 lab: PRUJ joint-specific treatment to improve forearm
supination & pronation

5:00 questions/adjourn

Day 2: Saturday

8:00-8:30 am lecture: humeroulnar joint (HUJ): anatomy and kinesiology

8:30-9:45 am lab: HUJ mobilization: clinical indications; testing and treatment

9:45-10:00 am break

10:00-12:00 pm lecture & lab: joint mobilization techniques to address
Posterior shoulder issue

This schedule is also located on the Curriculum tab, next to Overview.


Course Features

  • Lectures 1
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 11.5 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 1
  • Assessments Yes
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