Agenda

NAMTPT 2017: CONFERENCE AGENDA
Great presenters, hands-on activities, networking, product demos & stimulating convos!
This Schedule is subject to change.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25

4P REGISTRATION TABLE OPENS 
   
WELCOME PARTY MEET AND GREET ???


THRUSDAY, OCTOBER 26

9am -3pm


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3:30 pm
-5:30pm

Pre-Conference Class with Shannon Goossen (Separate registration and fee required. A portion of proceeds going to the NAMTPT)

Registration Table Opens
Meet the Vendors, Networking and Light Supper

Light supper will be served. Salad, pizza and veggies.
5:30 pm - 
7:30 pm

 Current Findings on Myofascial Pain; Treatment Options and Integrative Strategies
Mary Biancalana & Jan Dommerholt

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7:30pm  - 9:00 pm

Metabolic Perpetuating Factors in Myofascial Pain
Ryan Shepherd


9:00-?

Optional Treatment Trade in our classroom. This is a great time to network, learn from others, share tips, trade treatments, socialize, hang out. 

Everyone WELCOME! 


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

7:00 am - 7:40 am

Bonnie Prudden Style Myofascial Fitness  "Move and Stretch"
Bob Anderson


Before
8:00 am

Breakfast On Your Own


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Round Robin Style Presentations; The vast majority of the time spent in these sessions will be hands-on treatment. Dress in comfortable clothes and be ready to move, treat, be treated and be INSPIRED!

  • Be Kind To Your SpineStew Wild

  • Fascia: Remembering This Component in Myofascial Trigger Point Work  - Colleen Whiteford

  • Simplified  Neurological & Orthopedic Evaluation - Shannon Goossen

  • Bringing Scientific Papers to Real Clinical Practice: Hands-on Techniques - Julie Zuleger and Mary Biancalana
These hands-on sessions will be repeated on Saturday so that all registrants will participate in all  sessions; two on Friday, two on Saturday. The group will be divided into 4 small groups for rotation around the different sessions. Printed rotation schedule will be provided.

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm

Lunch Break Hot fresh buffet lunch Networking

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Neurotoxins in Food & Food Additives: Their Effect on Pain
Kathleen Holton


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Research Update in Myofascial Pain
Jan Dommerholt


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Evidence- based Interventions for Myofascial Trigger Points
Dawn Gulick


4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Town Hall Meeting


5:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Social Event: Washington DC Historic Sites
Join us for a luxury bus tour of key historic sites in Washington DC. You’ll be transported back in time as you ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled, and hear historical tales and anecdotes about the city’s fascinating history from our tour guide.  You'll visit places like the 
FDR, Lincoln, MLK, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War and Iwo Jima Memorials.

Along the way, you will enjoy lively conversation and a fresh sandwich or salad dinner from Potbelly.

4:50 pm   Meet in the lobby
5:10 pm   Bus departs (we will eat dinner on the Coach Bus)
9:30 pm   Bus returns

Learn more and/or register for the excursion.


9:30 pm -
until ?

Optional Treatment Trade in our classroom
This is a great time to network, learn from others, share tips, trade treatments, socialize, hang out. Everyone WELCOME! 


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

Before
8:00 am

Breakfast On Your Own


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Round Robin Style Presentations

  • Be Kind To Your SpineStew Wild

  • Fascia: Remembering This Component in Myofascial Trigger Point Work - Colleen Whiteford

  • Simplify Neurological & Orthopedic Evaluation -      Shannon Goossen

  • Bringing Concepts From Scientific Papers to Real Clinical Practice: Hands-on Techniques - Julie Zuleger and Mary Biancalana


Same presenters as the Friday morning session, but participants rotate to a different session. Groups will be divided into 4 smaller groups.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break
Hot and Fresh Buffet Lunch, Networking
1:00 pm  - 3:15 pm Keynote Speaker:  A Status Report For Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Where We Are From a Scientific and Research Point Of View as These Conditions  Impact Patient Care
Dr. Robert Gerwin


3:30 pm  - 4:30 pm Osteopathic Medicine & Trigger Point
Therapy Working Together

Dr. Angelique Mizera, 2015 Janet G Travell Award Recipient



4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Annual NAMTPT Business Meeting
-Officers' Reports
-Elections
Only Current NAMTPT Members may attend this meeting

6:00 pm -
Midnight



Annual Dinner with Drs Travell and Simons Awards Ceremony
Highlighting Our Outstanding members 


6:00p: Cocktails, Cash Bar available

6:45p: Award Program starts
  • Recognizing our New, Current and Past NAMTPT Members
  • Recognizing our Past and Present NAMTPT Board members and Committee Chairpersons
  • 2017 David G Simons Award Recipient:
    Dr. Robert Gerwin
  • 2017 Excellence in Education Award Recipient;    Jan Dommerholt
7:30p: Enjoy the fantastic choices at the buffet!

8:30p: Music and dancing for all

Midnight: Evening draws to a close


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29
Before
9:00 am
Breakfast On Your Own
9:00 am -
10:00 am
Ultrasonography for Imaging of Myofascial Trigger Points: What are the Clinical Implications?
Siddhartha Sikdar


10:00 am -
11:00 am

Electrotherapy-assisted Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
Dr. Renee Hartz


11:00 am -
12:00 am
Muscle Strain and Brain: How Myofascial Dysfunction Can  Precipitate or Perpetuate Brain Injury and How to Heal the Symptoms
Carol Shifflett


12:00 pm Conference Closing
Mary Biancalana & Jan Dommerholt


Please be sure to have all your belongings and your CE certificate before you leave.




Please be sure to have all your belongings and your CE certificate before you leave.  ??????



This year's NAMTPT conference is presented in partnership with Myopain Seminars.

           


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