Understanding Soft Tissue Pain:

Treatments and Solutions


Eliminating Soft Tissue Pain:

Creating a Web of Integrated Treatments and Solutions


Medical CME Sponsored by Univ of Minnesota


Daily Agenda

 

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25TH                                              

 9am to 3pm

Pre-Conference Class WORKSHOP?


3:00 PM
-6:00 PM

Try to arrive at the hotel before 4p

Registration Table Opens at 3

Meet the Vendors, Networking, Meet and Greet 

Light Supper served at ???

LIGHT SUPPER 
Pizza, salad and 
vegies with dip
 6PM 6:45

Mary Biancalana Current NAMTPT President and Conference Chairperson

CEU educational 
programming
 6:45pm -
7pm

Dr James Fricton, Jan Dommerholt:

Myofascial pain and Fibromyalgia; Where are we in terms of Treatment Options and Outcomes?

Conference overview 
 CEU educational 
programming
7pm - 8:50pm

Ross Turchininov , Phd, MD Ukrane

Founder Science of massage institute

Total CEU for Thursday 3











THURSDAY OCTOBER 26TH                                                 

Before 8a  Breakfast on your own   
 8am -
12:30P
Multidimensional Treatment Techniques Facilitator; Erika Bourne, RN  (Past NAMTPT President, Current Treasurer)
Hands-on Trigger Point Therapy Techniques From Many Disciplines: Compare and Learn Unique Trigger Point Therapy Techniques From Highly Experienced Practitioners:
1.     Ross Churchinninov and Medical Massage colleagues
2.     Chuck Duff, MS, CTB *  Thai Bodywork Techniques for Knee and Thigh Pain

30 mins Break 10am – 10:30am

3.     TBD
4.     NAT Practitioner

TBD  Participants will be divided into 4 small groups and each group will rotate around the presenters during the course of the morning.

 Four break out rooms

(4.5 CEU)
12:30 - 2p Lunch Break; Hot and Fresh Buffet Lunch / View Posters
 networking & visit vendors
 2P - 3P

Speaker to be determined: Jan Dommerholt?

 1 CEU
3p - 3:30p break

3:30p - 4:30p
Town Hall Meeting/ Meet with Vendors/ View Posters
Everyone is welcome! Come and express your ideas on how we can further expand the field for treating myofascial pain and dysfunction.  OurPR Chairperson) will give us a social media update and ideas we can incorporate into our practice. We will be logging onto our Facebook account and learning how to link to our posts.
 
 5:30 - 9p Excursion to Beautiful Downtown Chicago
Sightseeing bus to key landmarks and Lake Michigan Boat ride
3:30 - 3:45 Meet in the Lobby
Buses depart at 3:45 SHARP! ?????????

Transportation, dinner and Beautiful Lake Michigan boat ride included in price of ticket
 
 9p until midnight Movie Night or Treatment Trade All are welcome to join in the sharing and networking with others in an informal gathering in a designated classroom  
 


Total CEU for Thursday: 5.5

 


FRIDAY OCTOBER 27                                                                     

 Before 7:45  Breakfast on your own   
7:45a – 8:15a

Bob Anderson  Morning Move and Groove Stretch and move to keep muscles and fascia fit.

Bonnie Prudden inspired exercises. 

(Non-CEU class)

Yoga and stretching
8a - 12:30p

Break out sessions, four at the same time. Rotation around the classes

1.     Ross Churchinninov and Medical Massage colleagues

2.     Chuck Duff, MS, CTB *  Thai Bodywork Techniques for Knee and Thigh Pain

30 mins Break 10am – 10:30am

3.     TBD

4.     NAT Practitioner

Four Break out rooms.

 4.5 CEU

 During the hands on learning for therapists and medical professionals  we offer:
Agenda for Patients, family members and caregivers

 
9am - 10:30 

Break

11 - 12:30p

Kim Jones / Mary Biancalana (possible team approach: Fibromyalgia/ MPS: Adapting movement strategies and Self-care for reduction of pain and increase of function

11:00 – 12:30 Jim Fricton:

12:30p - 2p  Lunch Break Buffet Lunch,
Networking & Visiting Vendors
2:00 – 3pm

Dr David Edelberg:  Treatment Strategies for Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia 

General Session

 1 CEU
 3p - 4p

Water Exercise for the Chronic Pain or Fibromyalgia Patient  Mary Biancalana 

 1 CEU
4:00p - 5:30p

Free Time:  Poster Presentations viewing/ vendors

  • Meet with vendors
  • Go shopping in Rosemont
  • Go Swimming, Take a Walk
  • Sit and read a book
Networking & Visiting Vendors
 5:30p - ? Rosemont local area social event; Music, dinner and dancing at Entertainment District. Or Rivers Casino   Your choice of activities and dinner
after - midnight Treatment Trade   All are welcome to join in the sharing and networking with others in an informal gathering in a designated classroom
 

Total CEU for Friday: 6.5 CEU

SATURDAY OCTOBER 28                                                      

 7:30A -8A STRECHING

 Non-CEU class 

Strength and  stretching

 Before 8:30Breakfast On Your Own 
 8:30a - 10aKeynote Speaker: Jim Fricton The good the bad and the ugly of Opioid Use in Chronic Pain Patients 

General Session

2 CEU  ???

 10a - 10:30a Break  
 10:30a - 12:30Dr Arnold Graham Smith, Shannon Goossen 2 CEU
 12:30 - 1:45p Lunch break buffet lunch, networking, visit venders
 1:45p - 2:45p Dr Renee Hartz 1 CEU
 3p - 4pDr Kim DuPree Jones: Update on Fibromyalgia Research and Resources for the clinician  1 CEU
 4:15p - 5p

NAMTPT Business Meeting

Only Current NAMTPT members may attend this meeting per our bylaws
 
 5p - 6p Evening break, rest, get dressed for dinner 
 6p - midnight 

Annual Dinner and Drs Travell and Simons Awards Ceremony

6:00p: Cocktails
6:45p: Program starts
7:30p: Dinner served

8:30 Fun and Dancing for All!
Honoring our current and new members  ETC



Total CEU for Saturday 6   

SUNDAY OCTOBER 29                                                           


 Before 9a Breakfast on your own 
 9a - 10:15a Dr Angelique Mizera, Osteopathic Techniques  and Myofascial Pain 
 10:30a - 12 noonDr Robert Katz, Northwestern University 
 12 noonConference Endssee you next year!

1pm – 5pm post conference workshop for 30 pple. On hold


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