Conference Program

Friday Evening (6:00pm-9:15pm)- January 24

5:30pm-6:00pm: Registration and light dinner provided

6:00pm-6:05pm: Welcome-Jen Dodson

6:05pm-6:35pm: Optimizing shoulder function-Kinetic chain analysis and myofascial meridian techniques-Edsel Bittencourt, PT

6:35pm-7:35pm: Myofascial meridian lab

7:35pm-8:00pm: Cervicothoracic contributions to UE pain-Tava Buck, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

8:00pm-8:45pm: Lab-Thoracic PA, UPA, transverse glide, movement with mobilization and thrusts

8:45pm-9:15pm: Cupping lecture and demonstration


Saturday (8:00am-3:45pm)- January 25

7:30-8:00am: Registration

8:00am-9:00am: Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT, DPT, CHT, COMT, CMTPT lecture & lab: (20 mins lecture; 40 mins lab) TOS screen, followed by instruction in 1st rib mobilization and scapular taping to unload the brachial plexus

9:00am-10:00am: lecture & lab: (lecture and lab combined) Ulnar nerve: cubital tunnel syndrome and ulnar tunnel/Guyon's canal: provocative tests, neural flossing and taping techniques

10:00am-11:00am: lecture & lab: (lecture and lab combined) Radial nerve: radial tunnel and Wartenberg's syndrome: provocative tests, joint mobilization to the proximal radioulnar joint (PRUJ), neural flossing and taping techniques

11:00am-12:00pm: lecture & lab: (lecture and lab combined) proximal median nerve entrapment and carpal tunnel syndrome: provocative tests and neural flossing

12:00pm-12:45:pm Lunch (on your own)

12:45pm-1:15pm: Soft tissue mobilization techniques for the painful shoulder and elbow-Chad Jasmine LMT, NMT

1:15pm-2:00pm: Lab-Soft tissue mobilization techniques

2:00pm-2:45pm: Managing persistent edema-Beverly Bass, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT

2:45pm-3:30pm: Lab-Participants can choose to practice UE

3:30pm-4:00pm: Review and Closing

*12.6 Contact Hours