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.

Seeking new executive!

The CSHT is seeking new execustive members. Read more and download the Call for Nominations form in the Members Only section.

CSHT Annual Conference

 CSHT 2021 Conference

Save the Date! We're Going Virtual for the 2021 CSHT Conference.
June 12, 2021.

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CSHT Webinar Series

CSHT Webinar Series

Next Webinar
Scapho-Lunate Ligament and Carpal Instability Rehabilitation

This series of webinars will be offered to CSHT members only. Webinars will be offered monthly and details regarding registration for each webinar will be sent in separate e-blasts to members and posted in the members only section of our website.

Length: 1 - 1.5 hours with 15 minutes of this time allocated for questions and discussion

Platform: Zoom Webinar

CEUs: Certificates will issued to registrants following the webinar.

Cost: $25 CDN per webinar through PayPal

Attendees: Webinars are being offered to CSHT members at this time. In order to attend, non- members must join for our low-cost membership rate of $75.

Dates and times: We have selected Tuesday or Thursday at 7.30pm, or Saturday at 1pm. These times were chosen to accommodate members from East to West coast.

Schedule Speaker Topic
Mar 6
1pm EST
90 mins
Shrikant Chinchalkar Scapho-Lunate Ligament and Carpal Instability Rehabilitation


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Newsletter Sneak Peek

Winter 2020 In Hand Newsletter

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Rehabilitation Considerations for Upper Limb Nerve Transfers
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare novel neuro-inflammatory disease of the anterior horn cell of the spinal cord, characterized by a sudden (acute) weakness in the arm(s) or leg(s), along with loss of muscle tone and decreased or absent reflexes.1 AFM is predominantly a childhood disease. The median age reported of patients with AFM is 5.3 years (Range: 0.5 – 81.8 years).2

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*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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