The Core Connection: Core and Kinetic Chain Importance in Hand Therapy

Date/Time: Fri, October 2, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM


Get your patients out of that chair! This course is designed to improve hand therapist’s understanding of the body as a whole. Therapists will learn the kinetic chain connection with treatment for upper extremity conditions. The science and evidence of upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions and their kinetic relationship to the core and lower extremity will be addressed. This course is designed to connect and apply holistic concepts into your practice when implementing rehabilitation for the shoulder and beyond!


  • Identify the impact of poor core strength on posture.

  • Relate poor proximal posturing to overuse and abnormal patterns distally

  • Develop patient specific treatment plans incorporating whole body and core exercises.

  • Review common exercises and variations/examples to challenge body as a whole and in a functional way.