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Uruguay Association of Hand Therapists
ASOCIACION URUGUAYA DE TERAPISTAS DE MANO

The Uruguayan Association of Hand Therapists is a small organization striving to further the knowledge of Hand Therapy in Uruguay. Uruguay has a population of 3,000,000.
The Society has put several workshops in order to further the knowledge of therapists, workshops such as Using Myofascial Release to deal with Upper Extremity problems, static splinting, dynamic splinting and upper extremity fractures.
Also as part of our on going program student formation program we have received over the years several students from Portugal, Spain, Argentina, Costa Rica, Brazil and Chile.

Number of Members: 

8

Year Established: 

1995

Postal Address: 

Parque Battle
Vidal y Fuentes 3105
11600 Montevideo
Uruguay

Society Announcements: 

On November of 2016 we will host a special workshop on the application of virtual reality in hand therapy and how to make simple swiches for different activities Dates of workshop: 19/20 of November Curso de Férulas Miembro Superior, Parte 2 - Splint the upper extremity Workshop 2d part Jornada teórico/práctica donde nos focalizaremos en la evaluación, diseño y criterios de utilización de las férulas dinámicas. - Dynamic splints : theory and practice Dirigido a: estudiantes avanzados y licenciados en terapia ocupacional que preferentemente hayan realizado previamente un curso de férulas estáticas - For OT and advanced OT students Costo: $U 2800, incluye materiales. - Cost $2000 uruguayan pesos: U$A 80- Material and lunch included Sábado 12 de Noviembre de 2016
IFSHT Primary Contact / Delegate

Name: 

Janine Hareau
Find a Hand Therapist Contact
If specified below, person willing to receive requests from therapists around the world wishing to locate a hand therapist in this country to treat a patient of theirs.

Contact: 

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