Gaylene Horsfall, M.Ed, OTR/L, CHT

Gaylene Horsfall has been a Certified Hand Therapist for the past 20 years. During that she time she has had the privilege to working and speaking Domestically and Internationally. She has been at the at the University of Miami since 2015, and works alongside Dr. Dodds and several other Orthopedic and Plastic surgeons. Their innovative surgeries have been inspiring for Gaylene and her fellow hand therapists. The Therapy department introduced Blood Flow Restriction Therapy just over a year ago, primarily with lower extremity patients. The Hand Therapists reviewed the evidence for use with the upper extremity. Following this review they implemented the treatment for the upper extxremity and found it was a particularly positive for patients with prolonged immobilized joints. During this presentation she will present their outcomes using this treatment modality.