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Assessment and Management of the Wrist


Course: Assessment and Management of the Wrist



This one and a half day course will provide those working in musculoskeletal practice with the detailed knowledge and clinical skills to comprehensively examine and diagnose cases of wrist pain and injury.

The course includes a comprehensive review of the applied anatomy and biomechanics of the wrist and carpals, including Xray and MRI analysis. Wrist anatomy, surface anatomy, objective and special wrist tests are taught in a practical, engaging and interactive way to ensure ready-to-go competency on Monday morning.


The management of common conditions, wrist exercise mastery and a splinting demonstration is presented on day two.


Presenters: Karen Fitt, Peter Maloney and Crystal Goodwin


Learning Outcomes:

  • comprehensive functional understanding of applied anatomy/biomechanics of carples/ wrist complex, inc. the DRUJ
  • Xray reading and MRI analysis in carpal instability
  • Accurately palpate carpals, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles of the wrist
  • Thorough understanding of the special tests persuant to the diagnosis of wrist pain: relevance, reliability and validity



Location Address Dates
Victoria Melbourne Start date: 16 Sep 2017 00:00
End date: 17 Sep 2017 00:00
Queensland Eight Mile Plains Start date: 10 Mar 2018 00:00
End date: 11 Mar 2018 00:00