Canadian Society of Hand Therapists

Mission Statement

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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Upcoming Courses/Events

Common Diagnoses of the Hand: Examination & Intervention
- Feb 28 & Mar 1 '15' in Vancouver, BC


Manuel Edema Mobilization: sub-acute and chronic edema of the upper extremity
- April 18-19 '15 in Beamsville, ON

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Membership fees for the Canadian Society of Hand Therapists (CSHT) are only $30.00 per year.

Our registration year runs from March 31 to April 1.

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  • 2015 Annual CSHT Conference will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Montreal, Quebec on May 22/23, 2015.

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In Hand Newsletter Sneak Peek

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  • Winter 2015 In Hand Newsletter

    The following is a short snippet from the CSHT In Hand newsletter that is published online quarterly for CSHT members. The snippet is from the Clinical Corner in the latest newsletter. If you would like to access the full newsletters please consider becoming a member of CSHT for $30.00/year. All newsletters are available in the member's only section. Login is required. Once logged in, select 'Newsletter' from the Member menu on the left.

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    Clinical Challenge

    Musing this Mallet – what is your experience &/or advice for this Mallet finger?

    A patient, who speaks little English, and is on a visitor’s visa with no medical insurance, arrives at the private practice hand therapy clinic on January 16/15. He states he caught his finger in a chain the 1st week of December 2015, after which time the finger was painful, swollen and he was unable to straighten the fingertip. A family doctor’s Hand Therapy referral, dated December 23/14, gives a diagnosis of “Mallet finger (L) 5th “and has referred him for mallet finger splinting.....

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  • CAOT & CSHT: Partners in Learning...

    CSHT is pleased to annouce a new partnership with CAOT. CSHT members can enjoy receiving the CAOT members rate at the upcoming CAOT conference. We encourage our members to take advantage of this opportunity. Check out the exciting conference details and registration at: http://www.caot.ca/default.asp?pageid=15

  • Research survey from our Aussie colleagues...

    Please take a moment to click on the research link below and complete the survey conducted by two Australian hand therapists on your treatment practice for Midcarpal Instabilty . It would be fantastic to see the survey response rate from Canada to be better than any other country... Go Canada!

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Z6DYTGX

  • Call For Papers

    Please download the Call For Papers (PDF) for our 8th annual national meeting taking place next year in Montreal.

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  • 2014 Conference Materials

    The presentation materials from the 2014 conference are now available in the Members section. Login is required. Once logged in, select 'Conference Presentations' from the left side menu.

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  • CSHT Mission Statement Change

    Members of CSHT: There has been a change to the CSHT Mission Statement. You can find a letter from the executive in the Member's Only section explaining the reason for the change.

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  • CSHT 2014 Conference Presenter Bios

    Check out the biographies of the speakers presenting at the 7th Annual CSHT conference this spring!

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  • New Question in the Member Q & A Section

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