The Georgia Hand & Upper Extremity Special Interest Group (GHUESIG)  provides educational and networking opportunities for therapists to enhance their practice of rehabilitation of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

For over 20 years, we have served as a trusted resource for occupational therapists, physical therapists, certified occupational therapist assistants and physical therapist assistants. Our goal is to improve our members’ knowledge base for delivering care to patients with all conditions related to the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

We update this website frequently with the latest news, events, and happenings regarding hand therapy in the state of Georgia.  Come back often for the most up-to-date information. Click here to learn about the special advantages of becoming a member of GHUESIG. And contact us with your ideas, questions and suggestions — participation is the key to success in building our community of excellence.


GHUESIG is an Atlanta-based organization formed to promote education and networking to therapists who work with disorders of the hand and upper extremities. Our members include specialists throughout Georgia in disorders caused by injury or disease, or present at birth, serving the rehabilitative needs of both adults and children.

We sponsor a growing array of educational offerings, highlighted by an annual, membership-wide gathering to teach and demonstrate the latest advances in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

We collaborate with local hand surgeons and therapists to provide learning opportunities to advance the clinical skills of our members.


To support our members in their pursuit of excellence in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

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