Presenter Info

Learn from knowledgeable presenters from a variety of disciplines

Keynote Speaker

Robert Gerwin, MD, FAAN

Medical Director and President
Pain and Rehabilitation Medicine
Bethesda, MD

Keynote Presentation:  
Status Report (As I See It) For Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Where We Are From a Scientific and Research Point Of View as They Impact Patient Care

Presenters & Session Topics

Bob Anderson, CMTPT
Owner, Hampshire Myotherapy
Hadley, MA

Bonnie Prudden Styled Move and Stretch

Mary Biancalana, MS, CMTPT, LMT, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Owner, Chicago Center for Myofascial Pain Relief
Editor & Contributor to "The Complete Guide of Massage" Adams Media, 2016.
Co-author, Trigger Point Therapy for Low Back Pain: A Self-Treatment Workbook
Chicago, IL

Round-Robin Presentation:
Bringing Scientific Papers to Real Clinical Practice: Hands-on Techniques

Dr. Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS, DAAPM

President and Program Director, Myopain Seminars
President, Bethesda Physiocare
Bethesda, MD

Research Update in Myofascial Pain

Shannon Goossen, AP, LMT
Acupuncture Physician, FSM Practitioner, Myofascial Pain Specialist
Owner: Comprehensive Myofascial Therapy Associates
Jacksonville, FL

Simplify Neurological & Orthopedic Evaluation

Dr. Dawn Gulick, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS
Professor of Physical Therapy
Widener University, Institute for Physical Therapy Education
Chester, PA

Evidence- based Interventions for Myofascial Trigger Points

Dr. Renee Hartz, MD
Medical Director
Chicago Center for Myofascial Pain Relief
Chicago, IL

Electrotherapy-assisted Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy

Dr. Karen Holton PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Health Studies
American University
Washington, DC

Neurotoxins in Food & Food Additives: Their Effect on Pain

Dr. Angelique Mizera, DO
Swedish Covenant Medical Group
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Chicago, IL

Osteopathic Medicine & Trigger Point Therapy Working Together

Dr. Ryan Shepherd, LAc, ND
President, CCO and Co-founder, F.A.S.T. Needle Therapy
Austin, Texas

Metabolic Perpetuating Factors in Myofascial Pain

Carol Shifflett
Co-author, "Conquering Concussion"
Technical Writing & Editing, Illustration & Independent Publishing
Pittsburgh, PA

Muscle Strain and Brain: How Myofascial Dysfunction Can Precipitate and Perpetuate Brain Injury and How to Heal the Symptoms

Dr. Siddhartha Sikdar, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

Ultrasonography for Imaging of Myofascial Trigger Points: What are the Clinical Implications?

Dr. Colleen Whiteford, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT
Founding Partner & Co-owner, Appalachian Physical Therapy
Broadway, VA and Pinehurst, NC

Round-Robin Presentation:
Fascial Manipulation

Stew Wild,  LMT, CNMT, CMTPT
NeuroMuscular and Trigger Point Therapy Instructor
Owner, Myopain Solutions
Needham, MA

Round-Robin Presentation:
Be Kind To Your Spine

Dr. Julie Zuleger

Lecturer, Human Kinetics and Health Education
University of Wisconsin 
Oshkosh, WI

Round-Robin Presentation:
Bringing Scientific Papers to Real Clinical Practice: Hands-on Techniques

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