PAUL J. BONZANI, OTR/L, CHT, M.H.S.

Clinical Assistant Professor University of New Hampshire Dept. of Occupational Therapy.  Throughout his career he has had the fortunate opportunity to work with some of the finest hand surgeons and therapists in the country having held management positions at both The University of Vermont — Fletcher Allen Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center. Additionally he has been an adjunct instructor in both the Duke University Physical Therapy Program and the Program in Occupational Science at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Mr. Bonzani brings 21 years of clinical experience in orthopedic and industrial rehabilitation. Paul has presented nationally in the areas of biomechanics and rehabilitation of the shoulder, nerve compression syndromes, RSI/CTD management and pain syndromes. He has published on the subjects of CTD/RSI management, thumb reconstruction and management of the rheumatoid elbow. Clinical specialties include rehabilitation of the elbow and hand, chronic pain syndromes, TOS, nerve compression syndromes and neural tension disorders of the upper limb. Current research interest’s include functional outcome measures following fractures and upper quadrant sensate deficits. Paul is a clinician, researcher and educator and considered to be one of the leading hand therapists in the care of shoulder, elbow and hand injuries in North America.