What is CSHT?

We are a group of occupational and physical therapists with a special interest in the rehabilitation of the upper extremity.

We are dedicated to the enhancement of upper extremity rehabilitation within Canada through the promotion of quality of care, education and information sharing.


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IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING CSHT MEMBERSHIP FEE INCREASE ON JUNE 1, 2018

At the CSHT Annual General Meeting on April 27, 2018, CSHT members voted to increase Canadian membership fees from $50 to $75. International membership has increased to $85.
This fee increase is to cover CSHT operating costs and the Journal of Hand Therapy.
As of June 1, 2018 this fee increase will take effect for both automatic renewal and one-time renewal options.
If you have any questions, please contact Susan Hannah at vicepresident@csht.org.



Newsletter Sneak Peek

Spring 2019 In Hand Newsletter

Literature Review: The Efficacy of Splinting for the Management of Pain and Symptom Severity in Adults with Trigger Finger
Trigger finger (TF), alternatively referred to as stenosing flexor tenosynovitis, is a common condition of the hand characterized by inflammation of the flexor tendon or sheath. This inflammatory response creates a discrepancy in size between the tendon and the fibro-osseous passage of the A1 pulley located at the metacarpal head... read more (members only)

*This is a short snippet from the CSHT In Hand newsletter that is published online quarterly for CSHT members. If you would like to access the full newsletters please consider becoming a member of CSHT. All newsletters are available in the member's only section.


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