Agenda - Massage Therapy Winter Symposium 2014

Group / Cadaver lab assignment

Symposium participants will be assigned to either Group A or Group B for the break-out sessions. You may also sign up for an optional cadaver lab. On the registration form, indicate your preferences for the break-out sessions and the cadaver labs. Register early as group and cadaver lab assignment will be determined by registration date.


Saturday, March 1, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast (Foyer)
Unload and Table Set-up (Gym and Door #1)

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

"Where It Is, It Ain't" - Successfully Treating Lower Back Pain
Eric Stephenson, LMT, NCTMB
(Auditorium)

(9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Break)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Cadaver Work: A Visual Tour
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Auditorium)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Catered Lunch (Cafeteria)

Optional Cadaver Labs
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Gross Anatomy Lab)

  • Cadaver lab #1: 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (FULL)
  • Cadaver lab #2: 11:30 a.m.-Noon (FULL)
  • Cadaver lab #3: Noon-12:30 p.m. (FULL)
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Group A: Break-out Session 

Medications: Keeping Current with the Cultural Trends
Kashif Ahmad, MBBS, MSc, MS, PhD
(Auditorium)

Group B: Break-out Session

Hands-on Technique Workshop Day 1: Low Back Pain
Eric Stephenson, LMT, NCTMB
(Gym - bring your own table and linens)

(2:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Break)

3:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Group A: Break-out Session

Hands-on Technique Workshop Day 1: Low Back Pain
Eric Stephenson, LMT, NCTMB
(Gym - bring your own table and linens)

Group B: Break-out Session

Medications: Keeping Current with the Cultural Trends
Kashif Ahmad, MBBS, MSc, MS, PhD
(Auditorium)

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Optional Cadaver Lab
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Gross Anatomy Lab)

  • Cadaver lab #4: 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (FULL)
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Cocktails and Dinner (Cafeteria)
Bring a friend or spouse for just $20


Sunday, March 2, 2014

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast (Foyer)

7:30 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Optional Cadaver Lab
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Gross Anatomy Lab)

  • Cadaver lab #5: 7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Group A: Break-out Session 

Hands-on Technique Workshop Day 2: Low Back Pain
Eric Stephenson, LMT, NCTMB

(Gym - bring your own table and linens)

Group B: Break-out Session

Low Back Pain: Current Understanding of Pain Generation in the Lumbosacral Spine
Mary Tuchscherer, PhD, DC

(9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Break)

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Catered Lunch (Cafeteria)

Optional Cadaver Labs
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Gross Anatomy Lab)

  • Cadaver lab #6: 11:30 a.m.-Noon (FULL)
  • Cadaver lab #7: Noon-12:30 p.m. 
  • Cadaver lab #8: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (FULL)
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Group A: Break-out Session 

Low Back Pain: Current Understanding of Pain Generation in the Lumbosacral Spine
Mary Tuchscherer, PhD, DC

Group B: Break-out Session

Hands-on Technique Workshop Day 2: Low Back Pain
Eric Stephenson, LMT, NCTMB

(Gym - bring your own table and linens)

(2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Break)

Main conference adjourns at 4:30 p.m.

4:35 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

Optional Cadaver Lab
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Gross Anatomy Lab)

  • Cadaver lab #9: 4:35 p.m.-5:05 p.m.
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