Cutaneous Functional Units in Hand Burn Rehabilitation

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


Cutaneous functional units (CFU) can assist the therapist in the development of a rehabilitation program following a hand burn. Incorporating the location of the hand CFUs can influence the time length of the therapy sessions and treatment techniques to obtain maximum movement of the hand. Knowledge of CFUs can influence the documentation of movement following a hand burn. This session will provide CFU information and how CFU can influence specific treatment techniques to obtain pre-burn hand skills.


  • can describe the number of CFU's in a hand

  • can describe how the number of CFU's can influence therapy time of the session

  • can describe how movement following a hand burn, can be documented