Grip strength - invitation to a webinar with Dr. Jim Wagner. 7.30pm EST on Wednesday 21st September 2022.

We are delighted to share details of a webinar hosted by our partner, Medline and presented by Dr. Jim Wagner

Join Dr. Jim Wagner, as he provides an overview of the latest research around grip strength and what this can tell you about your patient.

Dr. Wagner will review best practices for assessing hand strength and function while providing an overview of a new tool in the industry to modernize your hand therapy assessments and treatments.

Speaker: Dr. James Wagner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CPAM, CSCS

Topic: Grip Strength: What can this tell you about your patient?

•Learn about the current research and importance of measuring Grip Strength
• Best practices for assessing your patients hand function
• New tools available to modernize your hand therapy assessment and intervention

Date: September 21st 2022 7:30pm EST

You can now watch this webinar on demand


Dr. Wagner is an occupational therapist/certified hand therapist with 27 years of clinical experience working in the upper extremity orthopedic setting. He received his post professional clinical doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with a specialty in
hand therapy. Dr. Wagner is credentialed in physical agent modalities and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

James is currently the team leader of the Guthrie Hand Center and is an adjunct professor at both Keuka and Ithaca College occupational therapy programs. He has been involved in competitive powerlifting/bodybuilding for 35 year and has been in 28 competitions. He has traveled extensively teaching on topics such as kinesiology taping, cupping, instrument assisted soft tissue mobility, orthotic fabrication, and blood flow restriction training.

James is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT). He has been published in the practice forum section of the Journal of Hand Therapy and serves on the Education Division of the ASHT.