Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, October 7th
* Schedule Subject to Change

8:00 am — 7:00 pm Registration
8:30 am — 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Sessions
Evaluation and Treatment of Orthopedic Diagnosis's Caused by Peripheral Nerve Sensitization: Orthopedic vs Neurogenic  - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jack Stagge

REM - Resistance Enhanced Manipulation - How to Apply Manipulations Precisely and Safely Utilizing the Patients Own Graded Contraction - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Gregory Johnson , Ryan Johnson

Comprehensive Management for the Non- and Post-Surgical Athletic Hip   - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Robert LeBeau , Caty Stegemann

Focus on the Cervical Spine: Evidence and the Provision of Safe and Effective Thrust Techniques - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Louie Puentedura , Nathan Hutting , Bill O'Grady
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Committee Chair Meeting/SIG Presidents Meeting (Committee Chairs & SIG Presidents 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, October 8th

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 - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter(s): Elaine Lonnemann & Megan Donaldson
8:45 am — 9:55 am Clare Ardern Keynote Address - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
9:55 am — 10:15 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:20 am — 11:30 am Jason Beneciuk Keynote Address - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
11:30 am — 11:45 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm — 2:00 pm AAOMPT Awards Luncheon
2:15 pm — 4:00 pm World Cafes (Limited Availability) & Poster Review (Virtual & In-Person)
4:00 pm — 5:15 pm Distinguished Lecturer Presentation by Pieter Kroon - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
5:15 pm — 5:30 pm Break in the Exhibit Hall
5:30 pm — 6:15 pm Carol Courtney Keynote Address - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
6:15 pm — 7:00 pm Keynote Panel - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm Poster Presentation & Affinity Group Reception
Friday Evening (TBA)
Cleveland Social

Saturday, October 9th

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
Top 5x5 Research Presentations - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
9:00 am — 10:00 am General Session — PTI Talks - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter(s): Clare Ardern, Jason Beneciuk, Carol Courtney
10:00 am — 10:15 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:15 am — 11:15 am Breakout Session 1
Clinical Decision Making for Exercise Dosage Related to Tissue Repair Training: How I Invented “The Matrix”.  (Part 1)   - Master Clinician Breakout Session (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jim Rivard

4th Trimester - Where is the Treatment? What is the Evidence?  (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs  (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Kimberly Durant , Meghan Musick

Key Components of Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) and Implications for OMPTs in Clinical or Academic Settings (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Mary Beth Geiser , Lauren Hogan , Alison Duncombe , Carol Courtney

Airways Health and Sleep - Manual Therapy as a Major Component of Collaborated Care. (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Gregory Johnson , Michael Gelb  , Howard Hindin , Brad Gilden

OMPT Straight Talk: Conversations about Race for Improved Healthcare  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Megan Donaldson , Moyo Tillery , Ngozi Akotaobi

Dry Needling: Miracle or Myth? - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Nick Rainey , Michelle Finnegan

Research 5x5 Breakout Session - In-Person Research Breakout Session

Enhancing Clinical and Classroom Performance Through Reflective Writing  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Chris Allen , Bryan Pickens , Jon Umlauf

Care Delivery at the Right Place and Time. Can PT Meet More Recovery Needs of Hospitalized Patients?  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Carleen Jogodka , Bryan Kist
11:30 am — 12:30 pm Breakout Session 2
Clinical Decision Making for Exercise Dosage Related to Tissue Repair Training: How I Invented “The Matrix”. (Part 2)   - Master Clinician Breakout Session (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jim Rivard

4th Trimester - Where is the Treatment? What is the Evidence? (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Kimberly Durant , Meghan Musick

Key Components of Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) and Implications for OMPTs in Clinical or Academic Settings (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Mary Beth Geiser , Lauren Hogan , Alison Duncombe , Carol Courtney

Airways Health and Sleep - Manual Therapy as a Major Component of Collaborated Care. (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Gregory Johnson , Michael Gelb   , Howard Hindin , Brad Gilden

Rolling A Rock Up A Large Hill: Knowledge Translation within Physical Therapy  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Michael Bourassa , Will Kolb , Derek Vraa  

The Odyssey of Transition from Mentee to Mentor  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Nathan Parsons , Chris Allen , Bryan Pickens

Research 5x5 Breakout Session - In-Person Research Breakout Session

Digital Revolution in Physical Therapy, Telehealth and Beyond: The Future of the Manual Physical Therapist.  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Mark Milligan

Cervicogenic Headache: Putting the Patient in Control  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Cora Aytona , Jane Borehammar , Brian McClenahan
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 3
Premanipulative Safety Considerations in the Upper Neck - Elongated Styloids (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Vince Kabbaz , Andrea Westbrook

Moving Away from Pathoanatomy: Movement Based Classification for the Upper Quarter. (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Joshua Kidd

Recognizing Bone Stress Injuries (from bone edema to full fracture) and Physical Therapy Management (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Pieter Kroon , Katherine Gwyn

Hidden Contributors to Orthopedic Lumbopelvic Pain: Pelvic Health Screening for all PT’s (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Patricia Nelson , Kelli Wilson , Nick Rainey , Amy Hammerich

Integrating Pain Neuroscience Education and Self-Management Support in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Nathan Hutting , Louie Puentedura

Psychologically Informed Practice  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Todd Bourgeios

Research 5x5 Breakout Session - In-Person Research Breakout Session

Developing Synergy Between Academic and Clinical Education Settings  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): William Garcia , James Plummer , Erin Green

Evaluation and Management of Cranio Cervico Mandibular Disorders - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Thomas Olesko
3:15 pm — 4:15 pm Breakout Session 4
Premanipulative Safety Considerations in the Upper Neck - Elongated Styloids (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Vince Kabbaz , Andrea Westbrook

Moving Away from Pathoanatomy: Movement Based Classification for the Upper Quarter. (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Joshua Kidd

Recognizing Bone Stress Injuries (from bone edema to full fracture) and Physical Therapy Management (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Pieter Kroon , Katherine Gwyn

Hidden Contributors to Orthopedic Lumbopelvic Pain: Pelvic Health Screening for all PT’s (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Patricia Nelson , Kelli Wilson , Nick Rainey , Amy Hammerich

“The Things Left Unsaid”: Adhesive Capsulitis as a Model for Improved Health Education and Wellness Advocacy  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Christine Schauerte , Christopher Hagan

Expert Therapeutic Alliance Behaviors: What Behaviors Correlate with Strong Alliance? - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Lindsey Hughey , Chris Myers , Glenn Thompson

Research 5x5 Breakout Session - In-Person Research Breakout Session

Patient Communication: The Way to Every Patients Heart  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Kyle Feldman

Healthy Joints: The Role of Manual Therapy and Nutrition - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Charles Nichols , Mindy Brummett
4:30 pm — 5:15 pm Crucial Conversations - Future of Clinical Education - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
5:30 pm — 7:00 pm AAOMPT Business Meeting
TBA Networking Reception

Sunday, October 10th

7:30 am — 12:15 pm Registration
8:00 am — 9:00 am Breakout Session 5
Hiption – Avoiding a Cardinal Mistake. Manual and Exercise Management for Hip Impairments in the Natural Plane of Movement. (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Cameron MacDonald

Inspiring Manual Therapy to Improve Breathing (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jane Lucas , Gregory Johnson

Lumbopelvic Thrust Manipulation: Does the Technique Matter? (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Kenneth Olson , Stephen McDavitt , Paul Lonnemann

Directional Preference, Load Progression, and Role of a Human Performance Optimization Team to Determine Injury Prediction in Special Forces Units. - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Joshua Kidd

Manual Therapy: What We Do Matters, It’s Our Explanations that are the Problem.  How to Evolve with the Evidence and Drive Manual Therapy Forward. - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Sorcha Martin

Collection of Vital Signs in Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice: A Stratified Analysis of Practice. - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Austin Sheldon

Taking Clinical Education to the Next Level: Integrating Advanced Clinical Reasoning Strategies into the Continuum of Physical Therapy Education   - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Josh Halfpap , Danielle Anderson , Jon Umlauf
9:15 am — 10:15 am Breakout Session 6
Hiption – Avoiding a Cardinal Mistake. Manual and Exercise Management for Hip Impairments in the Natural Plane of Movement. (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Cameron MacDonald

Inspiring Manual Therapy to Improve Breathing (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jane Lucas , Gregory Johnson

Lumbopelvic Thrust Manipulation: Does the Technique Matter? (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Kenneth Olson , Stephen McDavitt , Paul Lonnemann 

Paving the future for OMPT: Intentional Generational Mentoring  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Emily Slaven , Kenneth Taylor , Mackenzie Garreth

Integrating Pain Neuroscience Education and Self-Management Support in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Nathan Hutting , Louie Puentedura

Lower Extremity Evaluation And Interventions On And Off The Bike - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Curtis Cramblett

Manual Therapy and the Human Movement System – Is Motor Control the Missing Piece?   - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Katherine Wilford , Kunal Bhanot , Navpreet Kaur 
10:30 am — 11:30 am Breakout Session 7
Three Sensitive and Specific Manual Tests to Rule in and out Neurogenic vs. Orthopedic Causations of Lower Quarter Musculoskeletal Conditions. (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jack Stagge

TMD, Neck Pain, Headache: Untangling the Mystery (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Nick Rainey , Emily Kahnert

Recurrent Proximal Hamstring Injuries: Clinical Reasoning for Comprehensive Assessment and Intervention in Rehabilitation (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Laura Thornton , Sara Cristello
 

The Impact of Exercise Dosing Parameters on Pain and Disability Outcomes in Subacromial Pain Syndrome: A Systematic Review  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Ryan McConnell , Mareli Klopper

What Does “History” Have To Do With It: Diagnosing LB and Hip Conditions - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Megan Donaldson , Alexis Wright

Orthopedic Manual Therapy to improve Oral Motor Skills in Breastfeeding Infants.  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Brian Weber

Integrating Foot/Ankle Interventions Within the Lower Extremity Kinetic Chain: The Missing Link - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): David Kempfert , Megann Schooley
11:45 am — 12:45 pm Breakout Session 8
Three Sensitive and Specific Manual Tests to Rule in and out Neurogenic vs. Orthopedic Causations of Lower Quarter Musculoskeletal Conditions. (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jack Stagge
 
TMD, Neck Pain, Headache: Untangling the Mystery (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Nick Rainey , Emily Kahnert

Recurrent Proximal Hamstring Injuries: Clinical Reasoning for Comprehensive Assessment and Intervention in Rehabilitation (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Laura Thornton , Sara Cristello

Providing Musculoskeletal Care to the Post-COVID Community  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Emily Grieshaber

Psychologically Informed Practice  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Todd Bourgeios

Development of Clinical Reasoning Skills During Entry-Level DPT Internships  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Kristin Smith

Consolidating Science and Clinical Practice in Exercise Prescription for Non-Radicular Low Back Pain. - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Alex Bengtsson, Kyle Denlinger
1:00 pm — 5:00 pm Virtual ONLY Post Conferences
“From Do What I Say… to Think How I Do” - New Strategies in Clinical Reasoning Teaching Associated to OMT  - Virtual Attendee Access (Pre-Registration Required)
Presenter(s): Manuel Mauri Stecca  

PT Management of Headaches - Virtual Attendee Access (Pre-Registration Required)
Presenter(s): Matthew Daughtery , Jim Viti , Jeffery Rot

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