European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy

Founded in Paris in 1989, The European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy is a non-profit organisation representing 1800 therapists all over Europe.

The overall purpose of the EFSHT is:

  • To increase the interest in and exchange of knowledge about Hand Therapy as such.
  • To coordinate activities among the European Societies to promote the exchange and development of knowledge.
  • To share scientific experience and research with colleagues, and also with Hand Surgeons and allied professionals dealing with hand patients.
  • To expand the practice of Hand Therapy so that an increasing number of patients with hand injuries may receive hand rehabilitation.

Please join us for Eurohand 2017: Evidence Based Data in Hand Surgery and Therapy which will take place in Budapest from 21 - 24 June 2017. For further information and to register please see

We invite you to visit our website for additional information at