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Manual Therapy Conference

From Saturday 16 April 2016
To Monday 18 April 2016
Location: Anvil Centre, New Westminster, B.C.
Website: www.rmtbc.ca/mt_2016
Manual Therapy Conference: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Science and Practice

Manual Therapy Conference: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Science and Practice will take place April 16 and 17 2016 with post conference workshops April 18. We are expecting participants with a diverse audience of healthcare professionals mainly from the manual disciplines.

Presentations will address the science and practice of manual therapy using safe and effective manipulative and or movement therapies. Emphasis will be on evidence-based techniques. Sound science will underpin theoretical constructs. Participants are expecting to increase their understanding of various therapies by learning of the most recent developments in the field.

This is the latest successful international conferences RMTBC hosts. In April of 2012 RMTBC hosted the sold out 3rd International Fascial Research Congress here in Vancouver. In March 0f 2014 RMTBC held another successful conference, "Pain Management" with its partner PainBC. International pain experts presented the latest on the neurophysiology of pain, biopsychosocial issues and the use of manual and movement therapies to help patients with persistent pain effectively, safely and with empathy.

Conference Program:

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
Eyal Lederman, DO: "A Process Approach in Manual Therapy: Beyond the Structural Model"
Sandy Hilton, PT: "Importance of Assessment and Treatment for Complex Pelvic Pain Disorders in Women and Men"
Walt Fritz, PT: "Research Can Change Your Approach to Assessment and Treatment and Assist your Evolution as a Health Care Professional"
Ravensara Travillian, LMT, PhD: "Working with trauma and PTSD affected patients in the manual therapy clinical environment

Stay tuned to our announcements of the breakout and panel sessions

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