Assessment and Management of the Wrist

Assessment and Management of the Wrist

This course is appropriate for AHPRA registered physiotherapists and other suitably qualified/experienced health professionals*


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.

Presenter: Karen Fitt

Learning Outcomes: 
  • comprehensive functional understanding of applied anatomy/biomechanics of carpals/ 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 pursuant to the diagnosis of wrist pain: relevance, reliability and validity

*If unsure of your suitability, please email

10 - 11 March 


Day 1: 8.30am to 5.00pm
Day 2: 8.30am to 1.00pm

Registrations close Sunday 25th February 2018

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10/03/2018 - 11/03/2018
APA QLD Branch
Freeway Office Park
Building 6C, 2728 Logan Road
Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113


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