(Members) Evaluation and Treatment of Common Wrist Pathologies: An Anatomic Approach



Presented by: Mike Cricchio, MBA, OT/L, CHT

Dates: Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday; 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Saturday. Registration opens at 7:30 AM on Friday.
Location: Springhill Suites Grand Rapids Airport South East – 5250 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512; (616) 464-1130

Registration Fees: MiOTA/MPTA/ASHT members/students $300, NonMembers $325. Late Registration (After April 5) Add $25 to above prices. Register online at or print form and mail to Michigan Society of Hand Therapists, 48485 Gyde Rd., Canton MI 48187. Please make checks payable to MSHT. Confirmations will be emailed.

Lodging Arrangements:

Springhill Suites Grand Rapids Airport South East:
Address: 5250 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Phone: (616) 464-1130
Rates: King $109.00; Double Queen $129.00 – Breakfast included. Mention MSHT for above prices. Room prices in effect until April 4, 2024.

Lunch Options:

Boxed lunches from Panera will be provided. Please select which option you prefer and include on your registration form.

  1. Turkey Sandwich: Oven roasted turkey breast, mixed greens, tomato, mayo on Asiago focaccia bread; chips and cookie
  2. Veggie Sandwich: Sweet peppadew peppers, feta, cucumbers, mixed greens, tomato, hummus on tomato basil bread; chips, cookie

Breakfast: Breakfast is provided to attendees who are staying at the hotel. If you will not be staying at the hotel, but would like breakfast, please indicate on the registration form. Coffee and water will be provided.

Course Schedule and Content:

8:00 AM – 10:00 AMAnatomy and Biomechanics of the Wrist with Case Examples
10:00 AM – 10:15 AMBREAK
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMTherapeutic Management of Distal Radius Fractures with Associated Ulnar-Sided Soft Tissue Involvement
11:45 AM – 12:00 PMQuestions/Cases
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 1:45 PMTraumatic Wrist Cases
1:45 PM – 3:15 PMCommon Wrist Injuries in the Athlete and Worker: Considering the Kinetic Chain
3:15 PM – 3:30 PMBREAK
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMA Model for Understanding the Role of Carpal Mechanics in Carpal Instability
8:00 AM – 9:30 AMA Model for Understanding and Prioritizing the Treatment of Wrist Instability Based on Critical Wrist Anatomy (VISI/DISI/CIND)
9:30 AM – 10:30 AMUlnar-Sided Wrist Pain: Treating TFCC and ECU Pathology
10:30 AM – 10:45 AMBREAK
10:45 AM – 11:45 AMScaphoid Fractures and Scaphoid Nonunion Advanced Collapse (SNAC)
11:45 AM – 12:00 PMQuestions/Cases