Treatment of the Hemiplegic Hand

Course Overview

Treatment of the Hemiplegic Hand

6 CEUs

The Video Presentation aims to:

Demystify the treatment of the hemiplegic hand based on best evidence. The motor relearning approach and other considerations for the treatment of the hemi hand will be reviewed. Finally the imperative treatment principles and methods backed by evidence will be highlighted.  

A second video is included of the Question and Answer Session that was held with Anupa on 9 October 2020.

In this video, Anupa works through a case study relating the theory to practice and answering several interesting questions regarding treatment from the floor.  

This Coffee Club bundle includes the Online Journal Article activity: Article: Hemiplegic Hand

(Rehabilitation of Motor Function after Stroke: A Multiple Systematic Review Focused on Techniques to Stimulate Upper Extremity Recovery.)


About the Presenter


The OT link is excited to welcome Anupa Singh [Master in Public Health; BSc (OT)] to present Coffee Club: Hemi Hand.

Anupa is passionate about Neurological Rehabilitation and advancing treatment approaches using the latest evidence. She has taught and mentored many postgraduate and undergraduate students and clinicians in the field of Neurological Rehabilitation during her time as a lecturer at WITs University and Health Sciences Manager at the Life College of Learning. She has years of experience in the medico-legal field. Her masters dissertation explored endurance in stroke and she has completed basic and advanced NDT training. Anupa has authored three articles and an essay in a textbook.  She continues to write the “Neuro Niche” column in OTASA’s Focus Magazine, making sure OTs are up to date with the latest trends in neurological rehabilitation.


This Coffee Club follows on from our Coffee Club: Neuroplasticity presented by Juliana Freeme ( which explored the implementation of practice principles to enhance neuroplasticity in stroke patients.