EIM Partner International Spine and Pain Institute Hosts Fourth Annual Clinical Conference

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Faculty list for three-day conference includes EIM faculty, national and international physical therapy thought leaders and pain treatment experts.

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Evidence in Motion (EIM) partner International Spine and Pain Institute (ISPI) held their fourth annual Clinical Conference on June 19-21 at the Hilton Minneapolis in Bloomington, Minnesota. The ISPI Clinical Conference 2015: Every Joint has a Brain, saw physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, certified occupational therapist assistants, registered nurses and doctors of osteopathic medicine attend a 3-day seminar in treating chronic pain via the brain using hands-on, educational, and sensorimotor approaches.

Presentation topics throughout the course of the weekend included The Frozen Shoulder Has A Brain, The Neck Turns the Head…or Does it?, Treating the Low Back via the Brain, and Therapeutic Neuroscience Education and the Brain. Participants were also treated to a Sunday morning foam roller yoga class.

Throughout the course of the weekend, 226 participants learned the most cutting-edge techniques from experts in the physical therapy and pain management fields. This year’s faculty included both national and international thought leaders in the profession, as well as respected faculty from across the country. Clinical Conference 2015 faculty and keynote speakers were:

  • Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD, CSMT
  • César Fernández de las Peñas, PT, DO, PhD
  • Christopher Powers, PhD, PT, FAPTA
  • Colleen Louw, MPT, MEd, CSMT
  • Ina Diener, PT, PhD
  • Louie Puentedura, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, GDMT, CSMT, FAAOMPT
  • Paul Mintken, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT (EIM Faculty)
  • Sandy Hilton, PT, DPT, MS
  • Steve Forbush PT, PhD
  • Steve Schmidt, PT, M.Phys, OCS, FAAOMPT

For more information on ISPI’s 2015 Clinical Conference and to learn more about next year’s conference, please visit http://www.ispinstitute.com.

About International Spine and Pain Institute:
The International Spine and Pain Institute (ISPI) is a seminar company based in the United States of America which creates and implements cutting edge, high quality and research based education and resources for physical therapists related to spinal disorders, orthopaedics, and neuroscience. ISPI, which began in 1998, believes in creating a superior educational experience by using up to date research material and implementing it into clinical practice. ISPI achieves this by combining sound clinical reasoning, manual therapy, and neuroscience in order to educate and support physical therapists with real life clinical issues. This is achieved through weekend continuing education courses and evening lectures, a certification process, conference presentations and more. ISPI continually strives to promote, enhance, and energize the physical therapy profession. To learn more, please visit their website at http://www.ispinstitute.com.

About Evidence In Motion (EIM):
Evidence In Motion (EIM) is an education and consultation company whose sole reason of existence is to elevate the physical therapy profession and the role of physical therapists in healthcare delivery. A strong dedication to fostering the creation and assimilation of an evidence-based practice culture within the physical therapy profession is a cornerstone of Evidence In Motion’s mission. They have put in place evidence-based practice treatment pathways in many facilities and aims to promote the global sharing of information and ideas, thus advancing evidence-based physical therapy practice, research and education around the world. Evidence In Motion offers Continuing Education, Residencies, a Fellowship Program, a Musculoskeletal Transition DPT, and an Executive Program in Private Practice Management with optional Transition DPT. For more information, please visit EvidenceInMotion.com. You can also find Evidence In Motion on Facebook and Twitter, @EIMTeam.


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