Live Stream Schedule

Thu, October 7, 2021
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Gateway to the Nervous System: A Panel of Nerve Experts

This course features a panel of experts who will discuss and debate the latest trends in nerve injury and surgery. Evaluation or patients with nerve injury, nerve repair, nerve transfer and rehabilitation following nerve transfer will be discussed....

Not Just Nerves – Looking Beyond the Brachial Plexus To Improve Outcomes

Brachial plexus injuries (BPI) are devastating injuries that affect all aspects of a patient’s life. As hand therapists and surgeons, we tend to focus on the incredibly challenging physical aspects of recovery. Recent work has highlighted the importance...

Fri, October 8, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Keeping “The Upper Hand” on Tendon Injuries in Adult and Children

Local St. Louis hand docs Chris Dy and Chuck Goldfarb have a popular podcast called The Upper Hand which they use as a venue to discuss many topics of hand surgery. This segment will be part of the ASHT Annual Meeting and recorded as a live episode of...

Fri, October 8, 2021
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Sponsored by the American Hand Therapy Foundation

Fri, October 8, 2021
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Check out the interactive Virtual Exhibit Hall!

The virtual exhibit hall is open 24/7, but these times have been scheduled for attendees to enjoy the exhibit hall without missing essential content during the virtual sessions.

Fri, October 8, 2021
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

2021 Presidential Address: Change in Our Communities

This session will explore the various communities in which hand and upper extremity therapists are emerged. We will also examine opportunities within these identified communities to make change and improve health equity.

ASHT Presidential Invited: Our American Dilemma: Placing an Equity Lens of the Quest for Diversity and Inclusion

With the backdrop of the protests over police brutality against minorities in 2020, and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic which unveiled marked health disparities, Dr. Will Ross will talk about the ongoing struggle to achieve inclusivity and...

Fri, October 8, 2021
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

The Multifactorial Nature of Health Equity

This interprofessional panel is composed of a physician, public health expert, physical therapist and occupational therapists who are all engaged in work that focuses on improving the health within their communities in an equitable fashion. Panelists...

Fri, October 8, 2021
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Orfit Industries America - “A Learning Hour”

Orfit Industries America is excited to present “A Learning Hour” at ASHT 2021! We are providing two 30 -minute presentations! | 1.) The Relative Motion Orthosis: In this presentation we share the benefits of using the relative motion orthosis for a...

Fri, October 8, 2021
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

No Crying in Innovation

This lecture describes my translational research in the context of dissemination and implementation science. It reviews how major paradigms in nerve surgery have shifted from nerve repairs to grafting to transfers. It also reviews how diffusion of...

Sat, October 9, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Sponsored by the American Hand Therapy Foundation

Sat, October 9, 2021
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

ASHT 2021 Business Meeting & Emerging Issues

Incoming Presidential Address: Out of the Fry Pan and into the Fire

We are all breathing in sighs of relief now that the pandemic is almost over. Or is it? For many, the pandemic has left lasting physical and mental impairments, and no one knows if these impairments are temporary, or will last a lifetime. This...

Practice Division Update: Policy Trends & Hand Therapy Practice

This presentation will provide advocacy and legislative updates from the current year regarding hand therapy. This session includes discussion about ASHT Practice Division activity, Division strategic direction and goals, and insight into the critical...

Sat, October 9, 2021
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Check out the interactive Virtual Exhibit Hall!

The virtual exhibit hall is open 24/7, but these times have been scheduled for attendees to enjoy the exhibit hall without missing essential content during the virtual sessions.

Sat, October 9, 2021
3:00 PM to 4:45 PM

AAHS Presidential Invited: Compression Neuropathy in the Upper Extremity

Carpal tunnel release is the most common procedure performed by hand surgeons today. Success or failure depends on a complete system focused history and physical exam including motor strength evaluation of relevant muscle groups and a thorough...
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Nathalie Barr Lecture: Reflection and Change During Unprecedented Times

Unprecedented times provide an opportunity for reflection and change. ASHT has benefited from past leaders in our profession that have helped prepare us for the future by foreseeing changes that would impact the profession of hand therapy. Although COVID...

Sat, October 9, 2021
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM

International Invited Guest Lecture: Optimizing Outcomes with Nerve Transfers: Perspectives on Patient Selection, Surgery and Rehabilitation

Nerve transfers have fostered a paradigm shift in the way we manage nerve injuries over the past three decades, offering more complete functional recovery than historical techniques. This presentation will provide an overview of nerve injury, timing and...