7:00-7:30 Breakfast and coffee
7:30-10:15 When problems of neck pain and muscle spasm become cervical dystonia: What evidence supports effective management?
7:30-8:20 Jill Ostrem, MD
Diagnostic criteria for cervical dystonia: Can Botulinum Toxin manage, as well as, cure the problem?
8:20-9:10 Svjetlana Miocinovic, MD, PhD
Deep brain stimulation for cervical and generalized dystonia: clinical indications and insights into electrophysiology
9:10-10:00 Nancy Byl, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Does physical therapy differ for patients with mechanical cervical neck problems compared to patients with cervical dystonia: What is the evidence?
10:00–10:15 Panel Discussion
10:30-12:30 Sports Injuries and musculoskeletal impairments: Novel approaches to return to sports and quality of life post concussion or lower limb impairment
10:30-11:45 Enjoy the debate of two scholarly clinicians regarding different approaches to maximize recovery of normal movement in patients with common neuromusculoskeletal impairments in the lower limb.
Panel Facilitator: Rich Souza, PT, PhD
10:30-10:50 Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Evaluation and treatment from a diagnostic and intervention framework of Movement System Impairment Syndromes
10:50-11:20 Christopher Powers, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Evaluation and intervention from a Biomechanical Foundation of Movement Dysfunction
11:45-12:30 Mark Allen, PhD
findings in athletes post-concussion injury: Impact of learning-based training on recovery of cognitive and motor function
Multiple Sclerosis: New insights about myelin degeneration and potential impact on effectiveness of intervention
12:30-1:10 Ari Green, MD, PhD
New findings about myelin and MS: potential for cure and remediation of movement dysfunction
1:10-1:40 Diane Allen, PT, PhD
Can subtle sensory input have a significant effect for improving postural righting, balance and motor control in patients with MS
1:40-2:10 Brian Hutchinson, PT, MS Achievement Centers: What is the evidence supporting the benefits of
group support, education, nutrition and exercise to decrease falls, slow disease progression and improve mobility, quality of life and community participation of patients with MS?
2:10-2:30 Michael Merzenich, PhD
Does improving executive function with broad spectrum learning-based training preserve and strengthen myelin?
2:40-4:45 Current creative concepts on recovery of motor function post CVA
2:40-3:10 Carolee Winstein, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Measuring impairments and quality of movement: The importance of Context, Confidence and Engagement for Stroke Neurorehabilitation.
3:10-3:40 Rebecca Lewthwaite, PhD
It is not just about task-specific salient repetitions: Social-cognitive influences can enhance or impair recovery after stroke.
3:40-4:15 Carolee Winstein, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Rebecca Lewthwaite, PhD and Nancy Byl, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Panel: Innovative technologies for rehabilitation and health promotion: what is the current evidence for effectiveness?
4:15-4:45 Panel: Questions and discussion
4:45-5:00 Course evaluation and CEU
Have a safe journey home.