Functional anatomy of the hand

The goal for the meeting: To give an overview of the functional anatomy of the hand in conjunction with common problem areas. We will focus on the treatment/ rehabilitation of these areas and how that can influence the trauma. We will also give practical tips and tricks for therapists.

Date: 17 november 2018
Symposium language: English
Application for PQK: requested / in progress

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Scientific program

8:30 Reception
9:00 Welcome Véronique Bertrand
9:15 Functional Anatomy of the Extensor and Flexor tendons M.M. Stragier / M.S. Vangheluwe, Lichtervelde / Belgium
10:00 Functional Anatomy of the Distal Radioulnar joints Dr. M. Esplugas, Kaplan Institute / Barcelona / Spain
11:00 Break
11:30 Thumb CMC osteoarthritis : biomechanics, orthotics, prevention and rehabilitation. MD Thomas, Grenoble / France
12:20 Lunch
13:30 Functional Anatomy of the intrinsic muscles of the hand Prof. Dr. F. Stockmans, hand surgeon at the Handgroup AZ Groeninge, Kortrijk / Belgium
14:30 What is carpal instability and what is not Prof. Dr. M. Garcia-Elias, Kaplan Institute / Barcelona / Spain
14:45 How ligaments and muscles interact to ensure wrist stability? Prof. Dr. M. Garcia-Elias, Kaplan Institute / Barcelona / Spain
15:10 Discussion about the Birmingham Protocol Prof. Dr. M. Garcia-Elias, Kaplan Institute / Barcelona / Spain

After a short break, the Belgian Hand Therapists members are invited to attend the annual BHT member meeting. This will be a closed meeting for members only.

Location and venue

Van der Valk Hotel Brussels Airport

Address

Van der Valk
Hotel Brussels Airport
Culliganlaan 4b
1831 Diegem

Get directions or contact the venue

Antwerp

Take the E19 towards Brussels; at the ring of Brussels (R0), follow Brussels Airport (Zaventem); follow the motorway R0-E40 2 km; then take the A201 for 200 meters; follow Diegem-Industrie for 240 meters and turn left onto the J. F. Kennedylaan; then follow the Grensstraat for 35 meters and turn left onto the Culliganlaan. 

Liege and Hasselt

Follow directions Brussels; in the Ring (R0) follow directions Zaventem / Brussels Airport; then take the A201 for 200-meter; follow Diegem-Industrie for 240 meters and turn left onto the J. F. Kennedylaan; then follow the Grensstraat for 35 meters and turn left onto the Culliganlaan.

Ghent

Follow the E40 towards Brussels; in the ring follow the motorway R0-E19-E40 for 4 km; then take the A201 for 200-meter; follow Diegem-Industrie for 240 meters and turn left onto the J. F. Kennedylaan; then follow the Grensstraat for 35 meters and turn left onto the Culliganlaan.