True Meaning of

To join with my patients in
the task of restoring the
dignity of a broken spirit.

- Dr. Paul Brand

Our Mission:

The mission of the Hand Therapy Association of California is charitable, educational and scientific. It includes but is not limited to the promotion of education, research, and advancement of science in the field of hand therapy. The California Chapter intends to fulfill its mission through communication, education, research and the establishment of clinical standards.

Become a member

hta-ca members
  • Discounted rate for conference fees to the Chapter’s annual educational conference.
  • A receptive audience to present your ideas and issues to which could potentially lead to presentations, travel, notoriety, maybe even a book.
  • Opportunities to apply for research grants and to participate in research projects.
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Education Calendar

Friday, November 1, 2019 - Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ All Day

Introduction to Orthotics Fabrication for the Hand and Wrist - Kaiser Permanente

Orthotics can be a key component and helpful skillset when treating the hand patient. This course will expose the novice hand therapist to the critical thinking and skills needed when deciding on who, when and how to include orthotics as part of UE interventions.

Type of course: in-person lecture/lab
Level of Instruction: Beginner
Location of course: Kaiser Park Shadelands, Yosemite Building , Classroom 4
Contact Person: Margi Mutio (
Application Fee: $50
Application Deadline Date: October 14th

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*Non HTA-CA Sponsored

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Surgery and role of hand therapy following phalloplasty for gender reassignement

Surgery and role of hand therapy following phalloplasty for gender reassignement presented by Bauback Safa, MD and Nancy Chee, OTD, OTR/L, CHT


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Friday, April 3, 2020 - Saturday, April 4, 2020 @ All Day

10th annual conference: Finding the key to evidence-based practice

Location: Crowne Plaza Foster City

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