Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, November 4th

8:00 am — 5:30 pm Registration
8:30 am — 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Sessions
How to Use the Best Evidence in Physical Therapy (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): Leo Costa, PT, PhD

Thrust Joint Manipulation Skills for the Spine (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): Louie Puentedura, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT , Bill O'Grady

Resistance Enhanced Manipulation (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): Gregg Johnson, PT, FAAOMPT

Byproducts of Lumbar Disc Degeneration; Oscillatory Manual and Exercise Intervention (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): Doug Creighton, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Thursday, November 5th

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

Thrust Joint Manipulation Skills for the Extremities (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): Louie Puentedura, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT , Bill O'Grady

Managing Thoracic Cage Movement Impairments ‐ Moving Beyond Manipulation of the Thoracic Facet Joints: Implications for Pulmonary Function and Regional Interdependence (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): John Krauss, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT , Christie Smith, DPT, OMPT

Emerging Concepts in Transitioning the Athlete from Rehab to High Performance (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): Mauricio Elizondo, PT, DPT, MTC, ATC, CSCS , Toko Nguyen, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

Directional Preference, Load Progression, and Repeated Movements for the Management of Lower Quarter Impairments (Limited Registration Available)
Presenter(s): Joshua Kidd, PT, DPT, OCS, Dip. MDT, CSCS, FAAOMPT
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Committee Chair Meeting (Committee Chairs Only)
5:30 pm — 6:00 pm Presidential Welcome Address
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm New Fellow Recognition Ceremony
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

Friday, November 6th

7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration
7:25 am — 8:25 am
First Timers Breakfast (First Timers Only)
7:25 am — 8:25 am Coffee w/ Exhibitors & Speakers
8:30 am — 8:45 am Opening Remarks
Presenter(s): Elaine Lonnemann
8:45 am — 9:55 am Keynote Address
Title TBD
Presenter(s):  Louie Puentedura, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
9:55 am — 10:15 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:20 am — 11:30 am Keynote Address
Title TBD
Presenter(s): Leo Costa, PT, PhD
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 AAOMPT Awards Luncheon
2:45 pm — 4:30 pm World Cafes (Limited Availability)
4:45 pm — 6:00 pm Distinguished Lecturer Presentation
Presenter(s): Pieter Kroon
6:00 pm — 7:15 pm Poster Presentations Reception
Friday Evening (TBA)
Cleveland Social

Saturday, November 7th

6:30 am AAOMPT 5K Run/Walk
7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration
7:15 am — 8:10 am Coffee with Exhibitors
8:15 am — 9:00 am
5x5 Research Presentations
9:00 am — 10:00 am General Session — Physical Therapy Innovations (PTI) Talks
Presenter(s): Leo Costa, PT, PhD , Louie Puentedura, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
10:00 am — 10:25 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 am — 11:15 am Research Presentations - Breakouts  
11:20 am — 12:20 pm

Breakout Session 1

Track: Translational Knowledge
After the Cavitation: Clinical Strategies and Coaching
Presenter(s): Matthew Pugliese, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT , Scott Siverling, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Eric Trauber, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT, John Castro, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

Track: Translational Knowledge
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing in Physical Therapy
Presenter(s): John Seivert, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, NCPT

Track: Translational Knowledge
Chronic Spinal Pain: A Proposed Physical Therapy Model for Evaluation and Management
Presenter(s): Ronald Schenk, PT, PhD, OCS, Dip. MDT, FAAOMPT, Joseph Lorenzetti, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Professional Issues
That’s Not My Brand, Is It? How to Market your OMPT in 2020
Presenter(s): Matthew Daughtery, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPT

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Coaching, Mentoring and Sponsoring: Professional Development in Physical Therapy Practice & Education
Presenter(s): Bryan Pickens, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, Chris Allen, DPT, DSc, Jon Umlauf, DPT, DSc

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Systematic Clinical Reasoning: From Novice to Expert in No Time
Presenter(s): Even Petersen, PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT, Stephanie Thurmond, PT, DPT, ScD, COMT, CFMT

Track: Professional Issues
Yes You Can! Exploring Professional Associations, State Practice Acts, and the Role of Physical Therapists as Comprehensive Healthcare Advocates
Presenter(s): Chris Dickerson, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Mark Shepherd, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
12:30 pm — 2:00 pm Last Look at Exhibits/Unopposed Time
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm — 2:00 pm Committee Meetings (Committee Members Only)
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm Breakout Session 2

Track: Clinical Track
AAOMPT Masterclass Invited Speaker: Clinical decision making for exercise dosage related to Tissue Repair Training: How I invented “The Matrix”  – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Jim Rivard, PT, DMT

Track: Clinical Track
Does Manual Therapy Have a Role in Treating Patellofemoral Pain? – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Dhinu Jayaseelan, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Andrew Post, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Translational Knowledge
Share Decision Making in Physical Therapy: A Case Series Focusing on Feasibility in the Rehabilitation Setting
Presenter(s): Laura Thornton, PT, DPT, OCS, Jackson McNeal, II, PT, DPT, Dominque Tull, PT, DPT

Track: Translational Knowledge
Implement Therapeutic Alliance Assessment to Redefine Your Patient’s Musculoskeletal Health
Presenter(s): Christina Myers, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CIMT, FAAOMPT, Lindsey Hughey, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Glenn Thompson, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Cervicogenic Headache: Putting the Patient in Control
Presenter(s): Cora Aytona, DPT, OCS, Dip. MDT, FAAOMPT, Jane Borgehammer, PT, MS, OCS, Dip. MDT, FAAOMPT, Ronald Schenk, PT, PhD, OCS, Dip. MDT, FAAOMPT

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Enhancing Clinical and Classroom Performance Through Reflective Writing
Presenter(s): Chris Allen, DPT, DSc, Bryan Pickens, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, Jon Umlauf, DPT, DSc, Ben Just, PT, MPT

Track: Translational Knowledge
Multi-Modal Approach in the Treatment of the Hypermobile Patient
Presenter(s): Laura Fisher, DPT, PhD, OCS, David Johnson, PT, MS, OCS
3:15 pm — 4:15 pm Breakout Session 3

Track: Clinical Track
AAOMPT Masterclass Invited Speaker: Clinical decision making for exercise dosage related to Tissue Repair Training: How I invented “The Matrix” – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Jim Rivard, PT, DMT

Track: Clinical Track
Does Manual Therapy Have a Role in Treating Patellofemoral Pain? – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Dhinu Jayaseelan, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Andrew Post, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Translational Knowledge
Evaluating Research is > P-Values Alone: A Clinician’s Guide to Interpreting Statistical Influence
Presenter(s): Bradley Myers, PT, DPT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Translational Knowledge
The Wild Wild West of Dry Needling: Why Research Needs to Catch Up to Clinical Practice
Presenter(s): Cody Mansfield, PT, DPT, AT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Nina Kelly, PT, DPT, Fellow in Training

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Reasoning for the Good of All: The Benefits of Fellow Provided Mentorship to Entry‐Level Students Working with the Highly Complex Patients Common to Pro Bono Practice
Presenter(s): Garrett Naze, PT, DPT, OCS, CCTT, NBC-HWC, FAAOMPT, Alicia Emerson, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT, Kevin MacPherson, PT, DPT, MTC, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
So, You’re Interested in Academia? A Roadmap to Prepare OMPTs in their Transition
Presenter(s): Michael Bourassa, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Jodi Young, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
The Journey from Resident to Mentor: Young Padawan to Jedi Master
Presenter(s): Amy Hsieh, DPT, OCS , Mara Hochman, DPT, OCS, Taylor Cole, DPT, OCS, Alexa Edwards, DPT, OCS
4:30 pm — 5:15 pm Crucial Conversations - Panel Discussion
Presenter(s): TBD
5:30 pm — 7:00 pm AAOMPT Business Meeting
7:15 pm — 11:00 pm Party

Sunday, November 8th

7:30 am — 12:15 pm Registration
8:00 am — 9:00 am Breakout Session 4

Track: Clinical Track
Correlation Between Serratus Anterior and Upper Rib Dysfunction to Shoulder Pain: Research Update and New Manual Techniques for the Shoulder Clinician – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Mauricio Elizondo, PT, DPT, MTC, ATC, CSCS, David Kempfert, PT, DPT, ATC/L, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Clinical Track
Modern Management of the Stiff and Painful Shoulder – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Eric Chaconas, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT, Mark Shepherd, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Clinical Track
Bridging the Gap Between Pelvic Health and Orthopedic Physical Therapy – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Kimberly Durant, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Ashlie Crew, PT, DPT, WCS

Track: Translational Knowledge
What Does the Evidence Suggest? Exercise Therapy (ET) and Targeted Dosage in the Management of Individuals Presenting with Chronic NP
Presenter(s): Mark Wilhelm, PT, PhD, Megan Donaldson, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT, Josh Cleland, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FAAOMPT, Ken Learman, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT, David Griswold, PT, PhD
9:15 am — 10:15 am Breakout Session 5

Track: Clinical Track
Correlation Between Serratus Anterior and Upper Rib Dysfunction to Shoulder Pain: Research Update and New Manual Techniques for the Shoulder Clinician – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Mauricio Elizondo, PT, DPT, MTC, ATC, CSCS, David Kempfert, PT, DPT, ATC/L, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Clinical Track
Modern Management of the Stiff and Painful Shoulder – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Eric Chaconas, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT, Mark Shepherd, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Track: Clinical Track
Bridging the Gap Between Pelvic Health and Orthopedic Physical Therapy – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Kimberly Durant, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Ashlie Crewe, PT, DPT, WCS

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
What PT’s Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine and Orthobiologic Injections
Presenter(s): Gregg Johnson, PT, FAAOMPT, Christopher Centeno, MD
10:30 am — 11:30 am Breakout Session 6

Track: Clinical Track
Integrating Foot/Ankle Interventions within the Lower Extremity Kinetic Chain: The Missing Link – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): David Kempfert, PT, DPT, ATC/L, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, Megann Schooley, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC, CSCS, CEEAA

Track: Clinical Track
A Breath of Fresh Air: Manual Therapy for Dyspnea – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Steven Kinney, PT, DPT, Board Certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therpay, Jeremy Houser, PT, DPT, Board Certified in Orthopaedics

Track: Clinical Track
The Utility of Non‐Traditional Physical Therapy Interventions as a Means of Holistic Management & Treatment of Chronic Pain – Part 1 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Chase Edwards, PT, DPT, MA, ATC, OMPT Fellow-in-Training

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Taking Clinical Education to the Next Level: Integrating Advanced Clinical Reasoning Strategies into the Continuum of Physical Therapy Education
Presenter(s): Josh Halfpap, DPT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT, Jon Umlauf, DPT, DSc, Danielle Anderson, DPT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT
11:45 am — 12:45 pm Breakout Session 7

Track: Clinical Track
Integrating Foot/Ankle Interventions within the Lower Extremity Kinetic Chain: The Missing Link – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): David Kempfert, PT, DPT, ATC/L, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, Megann Schooley, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC, CSCS, CEEAA

Track: Clinical Track
A Breath of Fresh Air: Manual Therapy for Dyspnea – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Steven Kinney, PT, DPT, Board Certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Jeremy Houser, PT, DPT, Board Certified in Orthopaedics

Track: Clinical Track
The Utility of Non‐Traditional Physical Therapy Interventions as a Means of Holistic Management & Treatment of Chronic Pain – Part 2 (Pre-Registration required; limited capacity)
Presenter(s): Chase Edwards, PT, DPT, MA, ATC, OMPT Fellow-In-Training

Track: Professional Issues
Are We at the Table? Maximizing Collaborations to Impact the Care of those with Arthritis
Presenter(s): Emily Slaven, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert MDT
12:45 pm Conference Adjourns

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