- Josh Gerrity
- 1 Hour 32 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Jul 24, 2015
With the popularity of sports on the rise, there are numerous injuries commonly seen. Some of these injuries can be very debilitating or cause permanent impairment if untreated or mismanaged. Young athletes can be at increased risk because of developing bones and soft tissue.
This recording will assist therapists with appropriately assessing and treating common hand pathologies seen in athletes. It will also provide the clinician with knowledge to recognize injuries that may have been mistreated, and correct them before further or worsening impairments develop. It will discuss in-depth treatment of these pathologies giving clinicians confidence in assisting athletes in returning to their activities.
|Manual – Sports-Related Injuries in the Upper Extremity Athlete (1.69 MB)||42 Pages||Available after Purchase|
The Relationship of Anatomy & Kinesiology to Specific Injuries
Effects of Athletics on Today’s Youth
Commonly Mistreated Injuries & Consequences
Treatment for Common Finger & Hand Pathologies
- PIP Collateral Ligament Disruption
- UCL Sprain/Tear “Game Keepers”
- Sagittal Band Injury
- Mallet Finger Deformity
Pathologies of the Wrist
- Positional Considerations
- Ligament Injuries & Fractures
- TFCC Injuries
- DeQuervain’s Tenosynivitis
Pathologies of the Elbow
- Tennis Elbow
- Baseball/Golfer’s Elbow
- Treating Ligament Injuries
- Tommy John Surgery
- Distal Bicep & Tricep Tendon Rupture
Josh Gerrity, OTR/L, CHT, is an expert in hand therapy with over 18 years of experience helping patients recover from hand and wrist impairments and return to normal daily function. Certified in hand therapy, he practices at the Bone and Joint Center in Bismarck, ND, where he works with a group of hand specialists and orthopedic surgeons.
Mr. Gerrity travels nationally to present seminars on hand therapy, and he is known for his dynamic, hands-on teaching style. He serves as a guest lecturer on rehabilitation of hand pathologies for the University of Mary, his alma mater, and he also participates in a biannual Orthopedic Update Seminar held in Bismarck for therapists, physicians, and nurses in the North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana region.
Financial: Josh Gerrity has an employment relationship with Bone and Joint Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Josh Gerrity has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.