Mission Blogs

2017

2017
Vietnam: Day One

July 14, 2017 - The team met for the first time around 9:30 PM at SFO. Thanks to Dora and Jim from ReSurge International for being there to help us check in. Our volunteer staff come from:  MI, CO, ID, OH, OR, CA, and France! 

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Vietnam: En Route

June 29, 2017 - The THP team will land in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on July 17, 2017 for a 12-day mission. During the mission, hand therapist Thanh-Van T. Tran, OTR/L, CHT, will be keeping you up-to-date on the team’s progress.

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Bolivia: Days 12/13

May 26, 2017 - On our last OR day, four cases were performed and therapy was a busy place with some postop patients from last week starting OT. This boy enjoyed adding sticks to his splint following a 3rd web space...

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Bolivia: Day 11

May 25, 2017 - We had a quicker OR day today due to a late cancellation. Unfortunately a young patient's family was dealing with getting evicted from their rental, so they had to deal with their immediate situation.

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Bolivia: Day 10

May 24, 2017 - Although only three cases were scheduled for the day, two of them posed to be the longest, most challenging cases of the trip. Here you see a skin graft taken from a young man's thigh to be used to...

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