Doctors Demystify Upper Extremity Nerves On-Line


  • Learn from hand surgeons.
  • Stay current on vexatious nerve problems.
  • Answer questions that patients are asking.


  • Advanced topics include
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Nerve Transfers


  • Earn 6 hours of continuing education credit



Learn from hand surgeon-educators.

Understand upper extremity nerve anatomy, function, common conditions, and treatments.

Earn 6.0 hours of CE credit for intermediate and advanced learning.

Watch 12 videos (each 14-36 minutes long) on these upper extremity topics:

  • 01 macro anatomy:  brain to fingertips including sympathetic nervous system
  • 02 micro anatomy, nerve biology, injury classification, healing
  • 03 diagnostic testing:  end organs, density, threshold, motor, EMG, imaging studies
  • 04 laceration, repair, grafting, nerve transfers, neurotization
  • 05 compression:  cervical radiculitis, thoracic outlet syndrome
  • 06 compression:  median nerve: CTS, ainterior interosseous nerve palsy, pronator syndrome
  • 07 compression:  ulnar nerve: cubital tunnel syndrome, Guyon’s canal syndrome
  • 08 compression:  radial (RTS and Wartengerg’s), axillary, suprascapular nerves
  • 09 tumors:, neuromas, glomus, neurilemoma, neurofibroma, hamartoma
  • 10 numbness:  peripheral neuropathy, diabetes, syphilis, leprosy, multiple sclerosis
  • 11 weakness:  Charcot-M-T, stroke, ALS, polio, Guilliain-Barre, Parsonage Turner syn
  • 12 pain:  CRPS, Parsonage Turner, shingles, targeted muscle reinnervation

The 12 presentations are expanded and updated versions of those that were given at the face-to-face sessions at the 2019 Doctors Demystify Upper Extremity Nerves to over 1000 OTs and PTs in 40+ cities.

Meet these objectives: 

  • describe the neuroanatomy from brain to fingertip.
  • describe current concepts of peripheral nerve biology and healing.
  • collect a good history & exam for common peripheral nerve conditions.
  • educate patients regarding their condition and treatments.
  • participate more effectively in the patients’ care.

Content focus: 

  • Professional issues: education; OT process: evaluation, intervention

Take the on-line quiz.

  • Achieve >70% correct answers. (You may take the quiz as many times as necessary to pass.)
  • Obtain your certificate for 6 hours of continuing education credit.

Registration fee:

  • $89.
  • As always, DD guarantees your satisfaction or returns your money.