Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, October 23rd

8:00 am — 5:30 pm Registration
8:30 am — 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Sessions
Evaluation and Treatment of Lumbopelvic Girdle Pain and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: An Evidence Based Multi-modal Approach- Limited Availability 
Presenter(s): Susan Clinton, Raymond Butts, Kristina Koroyan

Loading Based Rehabilitation for Lower Extremity Tendinopathy: Beyond Eccentrics- Limited Availability 
Presenter(s): Katherine Gwyn, Pieter Kroon

Thursday, October 24th

8:00 am — 7:00 pm Registration
8:30 am — 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Sessions

Mastering Lateral Hip Pain- SOLD OUT
Presenter(s): Alison Grimaldi

Substance Use, Abuse and Pain: Recovery and Return to Health- Limited Availability 
Presenter(s): Mark Bishop, Eric Chaconas, Ahmed Rashwan, Jason Hunt

Student Focused: Crucial Physical Therapy Strategies for Pandemic Osteoarthritis of the Knee- Limited Availability 
Presenter(s): Gail Deyle, Chris Allen, Bryan Pickens
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Committee Chair Meeting (Committee Chairs Only)
2:00 pm — 5:00 pm
PD SIG Meeting (Invite Only)
5:30 pm — 6:40 pm

Welcome Address
 
 Welcome by President - Elaine Lonnemann
   Recognition of Honorary Founding Fellows - Carol Jo Tichenor & Patricia "Trish" King
   Silk from a Sow's Ear: The Story of AAOMPT - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
       Presenters: Carol Jo Tichenor & Patricia "Trish" King

6:45 pm — 7:45 pm Fellow Recognition Ceremony
7:45 pm — 8:45 pm Welcome to AAOMPT Reception in Exhibit Hall

Friday, October 25th

7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am — 8:30 am
First Timers Breakfast (First Timers Only)
7:30 am — 8:30 am Coffee & Conversations - Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors & Speakers
8:30 am — 8:45 am Opening Remarks
Presenter(s): Elaine Lonnemann
8:45 am — 9:55 am Keynote Address
United We Stand, Divided We Fall
Presenter(s): Josh Cleland
9:55 am — 10:15 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:20 am — 11:30 am Keynote Address
What is Optimal Movement
Presenter(s): Lori Michener
11:30 am — 11:45 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:50 am — 12:20 pm
5x5 Research Presentations
12:30 pm — 2:30 pm Awards Luncheon
2:30 pm — 3:45 pm Distinguished Lecturer Presentation
Presenter(s): Steve McDavitt
3:45 pm — 4:30 pm Break in the Exhibit Halll
4:30 pm — 5:45 pm Keynote Address
Gluteal Tendinopathy - Steps Towards Success
Presenter(s): Alison Grimaldi
5:45 pm — 6:30 pm Panel: Why redefine Musculoskeletal Care
Panelists: Lori Michener, Josh Cleland, Alison Grimaldi, Mark Bishop, Steve McDavitt
Moderator: Eric Robertson
6:30 pm — 7:30 pm Poster Presentation Reception: A time to view the 2019 AAOMPT Poster Presentations and visit with Exhibitors.
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm sSIG Session: A Simple and Useful Approach to Prescription/Dosage of Exercise and Load to Benefit the MSK Population
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm ACF SIG Business Meeting 
7:30 pm — 11:00 pm
Universal CityWalk Social - Click here for details

Saturday, October 26th

6:30 am AAOMPT Fun Run/Walk - Click Here to View Route
7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am — 8:25 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 am — 9:15 am
5x5 Research Presentations
9:20 am — 9:50 am General Session — Physical Therapy Innovations (PTI) Talks
Presenter(s): Alison Grimaldi, Mark Bishop
9:50 am — 10:25 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 am — 11:15 am Research Breakouts
11:20 am — 12:20 pm Breakout Session 1

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Physical Therapy Management for the Cranium, TMJ, and Airway - Part 1
Presenter(s): Stephen Warfel II

Track: Professional and advocacy issues
Telehealth: How to Leverage Technology for More Than Just Treatment
Presenter(s): Mark Milligan

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Redefining Clinical Assessment for Musculoskeletal Coursework for Residency and Fellowship Programs
Presenter(s): Derek Vraa, Mary Beth Geiser

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Contributions to the advancement of PT practice by full time clinicians - case studies.
Presenter(s): Alex Bengtsson

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Do You Trust Your Hands or the Images?
Presenter(s): Charles Hazle, Robert Boyles

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Evaluation and Treatment of CMC Osteoarthritis, a movement impairment-based approach.
Presenter(s): Paul Sullivan

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Implementing graded motor imagery (GMI) into clinical practice for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain
Presenter(s): Diane Dalton, Stephen Johnson

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Are you sure you know what you got? Extremity pain of spine source.
Presenter(s): Josh Kidd, Cora Aytona, Chris Chase

12:30 pm — 2:00 pm Lunch/Last Look at Exhibits in Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm — 2:00 pm
Committee Meetings (Committee Members Only)
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm Breakout Session 2

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Physical Therapy Management for the Cranium, TMJ, and Airway - Part 2
Presenter(s): Stephen Warfel II

Track: Professional and advocacy issues
Redefining Musculoskeletal Health by Redefining Ourselves as a Profession. Forming an AAOMPT group 'think tank' of practitioners with clinics to define for insurance companies Residency Trained and Fellowship Manual Physical Therapists as Specialists; working toward negotiated specialist pricing.
Presenter(s): Karen Dubrow

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Enhancing posture and movement through management of the 3 pressure systems.
Presenter(s): Gregory Johnson

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Electrical Dry Needling for Bell's Palsy: An evidence-based approach to conservative management.
Presenter(s): Dr. Amy Bullock, Dr. Kristina Koroyan

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Sleep Quality Assessment and Intervention in OMPT.
Presenter(s): Chris Dickerson, Mark Shepherd

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Bring the "Confidence Back" to Extremity Mobilization and Manipulation.
Presenter(s): Brandon Cruz, Kyle Feldman

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Advanced Elbow differential diagnosis and rehabilitation techniques in overhead athletes
Presenter(s): Mauricio Elizondo, Toko Nguyen

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
The Abdominal Exam: Recognizing Non-musculoskeletal Conditions that May Warrant Referral to a Physician
Presenter(s): Craig Hensley, Emmanuel Yung, Carol Courtney

3:05 pm — 4:05 pm Breakout Session 3

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends (
What the clamshell is wrong with our return to running programs?
Presenter(s): Marie Charpentier, Adeeb Khalfe

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Generation Z: What Do You Want From Me? Manual Therapy and Today's Physical Therapy Student
Presenter(s): Emily Slaven, Joel Coffman, Carl Stones, Maggie Stratton, Ed Jones

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Improving Your 'A' Game: Turning 'Abstract' Ideas into Presentable Products - Part 1
Presenter(s): Jodi Young, Amy McDevitt, Paul Mintken, Steve Karas, Alicia Emerson

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Posterior Hip Instability: Successful Recognition to Guide Clinical Management
Presenter(s): Dale Gerke, Scott Wallentine, Rich Maas

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies 
Physical Therapy Treatment of Patients with Opioid Use, Misuse and Addiction in the Presence of Chronic Pain
Presenter(s): Sorcha Martin, Elizabeth O'Shaughnessy

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
When the overhead athlete throws you a curve - getting outside of the upper extremity
Presenter(s): Kristine Neelon, Benjamin Volkman, Courtney Bohne

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Optimization of treatment: A look at a more efficient way to treat the subtalar complex
Presenter(s): Paul Ochoa, Emily Novoa

Track: Master Clinician
The next evolution of orthopedic PT education and practice - Part 1
Presenter(s): Tim McGonigle

4:10 pm — 5:10 pm Breakout Session 4

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
The Diaphragm as the Power House Engine for Musculoskeletal Health: Use of Clinical Reasoning to Promote Integration of the Diaphragm with Extremity Movement.
Presenter(s): Catherine Patla, Tobi Baldwin, Amanda Grant

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Rediscovering fascia's role  in the health of the musculoskeletal system
Presenter(s): Larry Steinbeck, Brent Harper, Carl Heldman

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Improving Your 'A' Game: Turning 'Abstract' Ideas into Presentable Products - Part 2
Presenter(s): Jodi Young, Amy McDevitt, Paul Mintken, Steve Karas, Alicia Emerson

Track: Professional and advocacy issues
Empowering Women Leaders in Physical Therapy
Presenter(s): Stephanie Fournier, Elaine Lonnemann, Andrea Crunkhorn 

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Facilitating Critical Thinking in Teaching Differential Diagnosis
Presenter(s): John Heick

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
An OMPT Model for Mechanical and Biopsychosocial Subgrouping in Chronic Low Back Pain
Presenter(s): Ronald Schenk, Joseph Lorenzetti, Jane Borgehammar, Robert Robinson

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Knackered, Gnawing, and Lackadaisical: Redefining Musculoskeletal Health by Assessing and Addressing Sleep Complaints in OMPT Practice
Presenter(s): Kenneth Taylor, Erin Conrad

Track: Master Clinician
The next evolution of orthopedic PT education and practice - Part 2
Presenter(s): Tim McGonigle
5:20 pm — 6:00 pm General Session — Physical Therapy Innovations (PTI) Talks
Presenter(s): Lori MichenerJosh Cleland
6:00 pm — 7:45 pm AAOMPT Business Meeting
8:00 pm — 11:00 pm Taste of Orlando Party

Sunday, October 27th

7:30 am — 12:15 pm Registration
8:00 am — 9:00 am Breakout Session 5

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Precision Physical Therapy: Application of patient specific treatment via provocation and alleviation testing and purposeful communication
Presenter(s): Brian Swanson, Sean Riley

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Manip Like a Girl: Work Smarter, Not Harder - Part 1
Presenter(s): Stacy Soappman

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
Advanced Concussion Management for The Athlete
Presenter(s): Nichole Volstad, Christina Gomez

9:05 am — 10:05 am Breakout Session 6

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Therapeutic Alliance to optimize results
Presenter(s): Jane Borgehammar, Ron Schenk, Cora Aytona

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Manip Like a Girl: Work Smarter, Not Harder - Part 2
Presenter(s): Stacy Soappman

Track: Advanced clinical skills and trends
The Spinal Verdict: Creating a research-based phased approach to lumbar rehabilitation
Presenter(s): Tamara Shelton, Dexter Upton, Caitlyn Lang, Sean Harris

10:10 am — 11:10 am Breakout Session 7

Track: Professional and advocacy issues
Results-Based Expertise in Physical Therapy: A New Definition Aligning to Value-Based Care Initiatives
Presenter(s): Brett Windsor

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Reflective Writing for Enhancing Professional Development
Presenter(s): Bryan Pickens, Jon Umlauf, Chris Allen

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Pragmatic Application of Practice Guidelines in the Clinic: Programming High Value Care at a National Scale
Presenter(s): Thomas Denninger

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Building Better Outcomes Through Your Patients' Experience
Presenter(s): Mark Milligan, Jerry Durham

11:15 am — 12:15 pm Breakout Session 8

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Effective Development of Manual Therapy Skills in Entry-Level Clinicians
Presenter(s): Zaki Afzal, Laura Iglar

Track: Teaching, mentoring, education trends
Mastering Your Mentoring Fundamentals!
Presenter(s): Jodi Young, Amy McDevitt, Derek Vraa

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Shoulder Pain: Are we getting it right? The use of directional preference to redefine musculoskeletal care.
Presenter(s): Josh Kidd, Chris Chase, Jane Borgehammar

Track: Translational Knowledge strategies
Clinical application of psychologically informed practice: similarities and differences between low, medium, and high risk patients.
Presenter(s): Sara Cristello, Sara Baker, Bryan Tachibana, Ryan Vickers, Trent Harrison

12:15 pm Conference Adjourns

*Schedule is tentative. Times and sessions are subject to change.