Schedule At-a-Glance

Wednesday, October 16th

7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am — 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Sessions

Day 1 of 2 Day Session: Integrated Manual Therapy and Exercise for the Cervicothoracic spine and Shoulder: A Regional Interdependence Approach (Must register for full 2 day course to attend both days)
Presenters: Robert Boyles, Joshua Cleland and Paul Mintken

Thursday, October 17th

7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am — 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Sessions

The Three Pillars of the Mulligan Concept - Why: Clinical Research - When: Clinical Reasoning - How: Clinical Skill
Presenters: Jack Miller and Jim Millard

The Transition from Acute to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Assessments and Principles for Management
Presenters: Carol A. Courtney and Michael O'Hearn

Pelvic Girdle Pain, A New Approach to Low Back Pain
Presenter: Stephanie Fournier

Common Clinical Findings with Uncommon Links
Presenters: Catherine Patla, Amanda Grant, Libby Bergman and Erin Conrad

Functional Manual Therapy Approach to Foot and Ankle Dysfunction
Presenters: Gregory Johnson, Dean Hazama and Ryan Johnson

Day 2 of 2 Day Session: Integrated Manual Therapy and Exercise for the Cervicothoracic spine and Shoulder: A Regional Interdependence Approach (Must register for full 2 day course to attend both days)
Presenters: Robert Boyles, Joshua Cleland and Paul Mintken
1:00 pm — 5:00 pm Ohio Physical Therapy Association Legislative Session - The Role of the PT in the New Healthcare Arena
Presenters: Justin Moore, Sharon Dunn and Anthony DiFilippo
5:30 pm — 6:30 pm Fellow Recognition Ceremony
7:00 pm — 9:30 pm Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall & Preview of Poster Sessions

Friday, October 18th

5:30 am — 6:30 am Fun Run
7:00 am — 8:00 am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7:00 am — 5:00 pm Exhibits Open
7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am — 8:30 am General Session - Welcome Address
8:30 am — 9:15 am Keynote Address
The Value of a Focused Subjective Examination
Keynote Presenter: Ali Rushton
9:15 am — 10:05 am Keynote Address
The Role of the Physical Examination
Keynote Presenter: Duncan Reid
10:05 am — 10:50 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:50 am — 11:40 am Keynote Address
Special Tests
Keynote Presenter: Jim Meadows
11:40 am — 11:55 am Keynote Panel Questions
11:55 am — 12:10 pm 5x5 Research
12:10 pm — 12:25 pm 5x5 Questions & Answers
12:35 pm — 1:55 pm Luncheon and Awards
2:05 pm — 2:50 pm Distinguished Lecture Award
2:50 pm — 2:55 pm Distinguished Lecture Award Presentation
2:55 pm — 3:10 pm 5x5 Research
3:10 pm — 3:25 pm 5x5 Questions & Answers
3:25 pm — 4:10 pm Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:10 pm — 4:55 pm Management of Thoracic, Lumbar and Pelvic Conditions: Case Based Discussion Demonstration
Presenters: Duncan Reid, Tim Flynn and Joseph Farrell
4:55 pm — 5:55 pm Panel Discussion: The Value of Philosophical Frameworks
Panel: Ali Rushton, Duncan Reid, Tim Flynn, Stanley Paris, Joe Farrell, Jim Meadows, Gail Deyle
Moderator: Elaine Lonnemann
5:55 pm — 6:10 pm Panel Questions & Answers
6:10 pm — 7:30 pm Poster Presentations and Student Meet & Greet Reception in the Exhibit Hall
7:30 pm — 8:30 pm Practice Affairs Town Hall Meeting
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm sSIG Meeting

Saturday, October 19th

7:00 am — 8:00 am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am — 3:00 pm Exhibits Open
7:00 am — 8:00 am Committee Meetings (for Committee Members Only)
8:00 am — 8:30 am Recognizing 200 Years of International OMT Practice
Presenter: Cameron MacDonald
8:30 am — 9:00 am IFOMPT International Framework for Cervical Screening
Presenter: Ali Rushton
9:00 am — 9:30 am Balanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice in an Unbalanced EBP World
Presenter: Jason Beneciuk, Joel Bialosky and Nata Salvatori
9:30 am — 10:00 am Integrating Patient Preference and Clinical Expertise into the EBP Triad: The Skill of Interaction
Presenter: Joseph Farrell and Matt Lee
10:00 am — 10:15 am Panel Questions
10:15 am — 11:00 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:00 am — 12:00 pm Research Presentations (Breakout Sessions)
12:00 am — 12:55 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm Break Out Session 1

Clinical Application of Evidence in the Multi-System Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Whiplash Associated Disorder
Presenter: Richard Kring

Update on Thrust Manipulation in First Professional Physical Therapy Programs in the US and around the World
Presenters: Elaine Lonneman, Kenneth Olson and William Bissonault

Conservative Management of Scoliosis using 3D Curve Specific Exercise
Presenter: Amy Sbihli

Integrating Patient Preference and Clinical Expertise into the EBP Triad: The Skill of the Interaction
Presenters: Joseph Farrell and Matt Lee

Spinal Pain in the Elderly: Results of Two Multi-Centered Observational Studies and the Implications on the Management of Low Back Treatment in the Elderly
Presenter: Christopher Chase

Knowledge Translation and Manual Therapy: Improving the Interaction of Clinicians and Researchers
Presenter: Steve Karas

The transition from Acute to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Assessments and Principles for Management
Presenters: Carol A Courtney and Michael O'Hearn
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm Break Out Session 2

Putting Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Theories of Chronic Neck Pain into Context with Biological Factors: Where Does Manual Therapy Fit?
Presenter: Rob Landel and James Elliot

Thrust Joint Manipulation Skills Development for the Cervical Spine
Presenters: William O'Grady and Louie Puentedura

A Function Based Postural Classification System: Measurable Outcomes for Determining Efficient Posture
Presenter: Vicky Saliba Johnson

Balanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice in an Unbalanced EBP World
Presenters: Jason Beneciuk, Joel Bialosky and Nata Salvatori

Pelvic Girdle Pain, A New Approach to Low Back Pain
Presenters: Stephanie Fournier

The Evolution of Expertise as an Evidence-Informed Practitioner
Presenters: Eric Robertson, Timothy Noteboom and Britt Smith

The Three Pillars of the Mulligan Concept - Why: Clinical Research - When: Clinical Reasoning - How: Clinical Skill
Presenters: Jack Miller and Jim Millard

Expert Language in Manual Therapy — Maximizing Outcomes — Student Only Session
Presenter: Tim Flynn
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm Break Out Session 3

Manual Therapy for the Cervical Spine in the Pediatric Population: What Do We Need to Know?
Presenter: Paul Jurica and Brenda Boucher

When One-Size Fits All Doesn't Work: Engineering Customized Manipulations for Complex and Difficult Patients
Presenter: Jim Meadows

Lumbar-Hip Connection, Treating the Kinetic Chain with Applied Functional Science and EBP
Presenter: Steve Politis, Gary P. Austin, PT, PhD

Defining Value in Physical Therapy — The Case for Early Physical Therapist Intervention: Matching the Evidence with Practice Integrity and Patient Expectations
Presenters: Michael Ross, Ryan Elliot and Jeremy Jackson

Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Facilitator, Not a Stopper, for Clinical Decision Making
Presenters: Randy Richter, Tricia Austin and Chris Sebelski

Moving Artificial Pillars: Manual Therapy After Total Joint Arthroplasty
Presenters: Eric Robertson, Michael Bade and Christian Little

Common Clinical Findings with Uncommon Links
Presenters: Catherine Patla, Amanda Grant, Libby Bergman and Erin Conrad
4:00 pm — 4:45 pm Research Roundtable: Pragmatic vs. Prescriptive Trials
4:45 pm — 5:00 pm Panel Questions & Answers
5:00 pm — 7:00 pm AAOMPT Business Meeting
8:00 pm — 12:00 am Networking Reception - TOGA Party!

Sunday, October 20th

7:00 am — 1:00 pm Registration Open
8:15 am — 9:15 am Break Out Session 4

Pelvic Girdle Pain, A New Approach to Low Back Pain
Presenter: Stephanie Fournier

Update on Thrust Manipulation in First Professional Physical Therapy Programs in the US and around the World
Presenters: Elaine Lonneman, Kenneth Olson and William Bissonault

Functional Manual Therapy and the Case for the Interregional Significance of Coccyx Mobilization
Presenters: Gregory Johnson and Ryan Johnson

Integrated Manual Therapy and Exercise for the Cervical Spine and Shoulder: A Regional Interdependence Approach
Presenters: Robert Boyles, Joshua Cleland and Paul Mintkin

The Transition from Acute to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Assessments and Principles for Management
Presenters: Carol A. Courtney and Michael O'Hearn

Manual Therapy for the Cervical Spine in the Pediatric Population: What do we need to know?
Presenters: Paul A Jurica and Brenda Boucher
9:15 am — 10:15 am Break Out Session 5

Clinical Application of Evidence in the Multi-System Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Whiplash Associated Disorder
Presenter: Richard Kring

When One-Size Fits All Doesn't Work: Engineering Customized Manipulations for Complex and Difficult Patients
Presenter: Jim Meadows

Functional Manual Therapy and the Case for the Interregional Significance of Coccyx Mobilization
Presenters: Gregory Johnson and Ryan Johnson

Integrated Manual Therapy and Exercise for the Cervical Spine and Shoulder: A Regional Interdependence Approach
Presenters: Robert Boyles, Joshua Cleland and Paul Mintken

Common Clinical Findings with Uncommon Links
Presenters: Catherine Patla, Amanda Grant, Libby Bergman and Erin Conrad

The Evolution of Expertise as an Evidence-Informed Practitioner
Presenters: Eric Robertson, Timothy Noteboom and Britt Smith
10:15 am — 11:15 am Break Out Session 6

Putting Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Theories of Chronic Neck Pain into Context with Biological Factors: Where Does Manual Therapy Fit?
Presenters: Rob Landel and James Elliot

Thrust Joint Manipulation Skills Development for the Cervical Spine
Presenters: William O'Grady and Louie Puentedura

Lumbar Hip Connection
Presenter: Steve Politis

Integrating Patient Preference and Clinical Expertise into the EBP Triad: The Skill of Interaction
Presenters: Joseph Farrell and Matt Lee

Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Facilitator, Not a Stopper, for Clinical Decision Making
Presenters: Randy Richter, Tricia Austin and Chris Sebelski

Knowledge Translation and Manual Therapy: Improving the Interaction of Clinicians and Researchers
Presenter: Steve Karas
11:15 am — 12:15 pm Break Out Session 7

The Pelvic Floor: The Missing Link Between Lumbar Instabilities and Lower Quarter Symptoms for the Orthopedic Manual Therapist
Presenters: Stacy Soappman, Patti Green and Kathy Berglund

The Three Pillars of the Mulligan Concept - Why: Clinical Research - When: Clinical Reasoning - How: Clinical Skill
Presenters: Jack Miller and Jim Millard

Centralization: Well Known, but often Misunderstood and Under-Appreciated
Presenter: Brian McClenahan and Bob Robinson

Balanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice in an Unbalanced EBP World
Presenters: Jason Beneciuk, Joel Bialosky, and Nata Salvatori

Defining Value in Physical Therapy — The Case for Early Physical Therapist Intervention: Matching the Evidence with Practice Integrity and Patient Expectations
Presenters: Michael Ross, Ryan Elliott and Jeremy Jackson

Be a Contestant on the "Know Pain or No Gain" Game Show
Presenter: Mary Beth Geiser
12:15 pm Conference Adjourns

*This Schedule At-A-Glance is tentative. Times and sessions may be subject to change*.