Schedule at a Glance

Please Note: Program is subject to change. All times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Thursday, October 13, 2022
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • In-Person Registration Information
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pre-Conference Institute (2-Hour)
  • It’s All About That BASE! Linking Core Stabilization with Upper Extremity Function
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Institute (4-Hour)
  • Hands On Orthotics: Education and Fabrication
  • It’s Serious Play! Connecting the Dots in Pediatric Upper Extremity Therapy
2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
2:15 PM to 4:15 PM
Pre-Conference Institute (2-Hour)
  • How to Fight Burnout: Lessons in Resilience
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
4:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Plenary Session 1: Opening Session
  • Elbow Anatomy and Clinical Correlations
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, October 14, 2022
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • In-Person Registration Information
6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Instructional Concurrent Session I
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy: Clinical Application for the Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Dexterity and Prehension: Testing and Intervention
  • Thumb CMC OA: An Update on the Science and Best Practices
  • Treating VISIs and DISIs: Cracking the Code
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Plenary Session 2
  • Cadaver Dissection Review of Flexor and Extensor Tendon Injuries in the Hand
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Plenary Session 3: Practice & Advocacy
  • Practice Division Update: Policy Trends & Hand Therapy Practice
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Scientific Session I
  • Sponsored by the American Hand Therapy Foundation
12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Lunch Sessions
  • How to Screen for Partial-Hand Prosthetic Candidacy with Naked Prosthetics | 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Preparing for the CHT Exam – Presented by HTCC
2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Instructional Concurrent Session II
  • Do You See What I See? Viewing Imaging to Enhance Upper Extremity Treatment and Outcomes
  • Management of Chronic Extensor Tendon Deformity, Reconstructions and Releases
  • Surgical and Therapeutic Considerations for Complex Distal Radius Fractures
  • ​Current Evidence in the Management of Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis
3:20 PM to 4:05 PM
Plenary Session 4: 2022 Presidential Address
  • Rehabilitation Consideration for the Patient with Post-COVID-19 Condition
4:05 PM to 4:50 PM
Plenary Session 5: 2022 Presidential Invited
  • Thumb CMC Arthritis: Current State of the Art
4:50 PM to 5:30 PM
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Instructional Concurrent Session III
  • All Things TFCC
  • Mysteries of the Mano Muscles
  • Own Your Bounce: Taking Action to Overcome Stress, Fatigue, and Burnout to Improve the Therapeutic Alliance
  • Pearls and Pitfalls for Treating Hand Trauma in Children and Adolescents
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Orfit Sponsored Virtual Learning Hour I
  • Orthotic Options for Radial Nerve Palsy | Virtual Only
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
AHTF Happy Hour with a Scholar
  • When I Need You Most: Surgeon-Therapist Challenges When Patients Need More and a System Gives Less
Saturday, October 15, 2022
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • In-Person Registration Information
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Instructional Concurrent Session IV
  • Emerging Applications for Nerve Transfers: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Injury
  • How Can We Help People Who Use/Inject Drugs? Hand & Upper Extremity Therapy and Harm Reduction
  • Pilates Introduction for the Upper Extremity Therapist
  • Restoring Hope and Function after Brachial Plexus Injuries through a Team-Based Approach
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Instructional Concurrent Session V
  • Current Concepts: Lateral Epicondylalgia
  • Going That Extra Mile: Designing Treatments for Upper Limb Amputees
  • Introduction to Dry Needling (Lecture, No Lab)
  • Thumbs up: Assessment and Treatment of Thumb Hypoplasia
10:05 AM to 11:15 AM
Plenary Session 6: International Invited Guest Lecture
  • Feelings, Sensations, and Proprioception in Hand Therapy
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Plenary Session 7 | Business Meeting, Legislative Advocacy, and Community Stewardship
  • ASHT 2022 Business Meeting & Emerging Issues
  • Incoming Presidential Address
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Scientific Session II
  • Sponsored by the American Hand Therapy Foundation
1:00 PM to 3:15 PM
1:45 PM to 3:15 PM
Lunch Sessions
  • Fitting the 3pp Prima Thumb Brace and Customizing Oval-8 Finger Splints | 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • International Committee Lunch: Keeping the Dream Alive: Developing An Educational Framework Model for Short Term Medical Missions
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
Instructional Concurrent Session VI
  • Brachial Plexus Irritation Associated with Scapular Pathomechanics and Instability
  • Challenges and Opportunities in Correctional Settings
  • Intentional Mentoring: Putting Knowledge, Tools, and Desire into Practice
  • Restoring Essential Functions of the Wrist
4:15 PM to 4:45 PM
Instructional Concurrent Session VII
  • Gamified therapy: Integration into Practice
  • Let's Play Ball: Being a Resource For Baseball Players, Parents and Coaches
  • Rehabilitation of the Overhead Athlete
  • Returning the Gym Junkie to their Natural Habitat: Safe Gym Participation after Injury
4:45 PM to 5:15 PM
5:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Plenary Session 8: AAHS Incoming Presidential Invited
  • Treating the Patient with a Mutilating Hand Injury: The Reconstructive Village
5:45 PM to 6:00 PM
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gripable's Sponsored Virtual Learning Hour II
  • Objective measure of Grip Strength in telehealth: Is this possible? | Virtual Only
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sunday, October 16, 2022 to Saturday, October 15, 2022
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • In-Person Registration Information
Sunday, October 16, 2022
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Instructional Concurrent Session VIII
  • Complex Flexor Tendon Injuries: Fewer Incisions, More Motion
  • Harnessing the Power of Placebos and Cortical Reorganization
  • Moving Your Wound Care Practice Forward
  • Therapeutic Relationships: Interventions Promoting Psychosocial Coping Strategies
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Instructional Concurrent Session IX
  • Call to Action: Demonstrating Our Professional Value in a Time of Hyperchange
  • Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Forearm-A Deep Dive
  • Maximizing Outcomes in all Populations: Understanding your Patient
  • The Use of a Simple Screen to Detect Early Peripheral Nerve Injuries with Elbow or Forearm Trauma