19th Annual Meeting
Thursday – Saturday, 29 – 31 October 2009
Special Interest Groups Day Sunday, 1 November 2009
The Hague, The Netherlands
Sunday, 1 November 2009
A Day for Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers
The Cervicothoracic Spine: Evaluation, Treatment, and Rehabilitation
8.15 - 9.00 Welcome: Registration and Refreshments
9.00 - 9.10 Opening Remarks
Katherine Ewalt, MS, ATC, HHP, NCTM, Owner/Director PAARTS Wellness Studio; San Diego Ballet Company, San Diego, California, USA
9.10 - 10.05 Cervicothoracic pathology in the dancer patient: critical presentation and evaluation.
Kendall Alway, BFA, DPT, Healthy Dancers’ Clinic, San Francisco, California, USA
10.10 - 11.05 Manual therapy for the cervicothoracic spine: identifying and untying the knots; restoring qualitative movement for performance enhancement.
Peter Lewton-Brain, MA, DO, Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Cannes, Rosella Hightower, University of Nice, France, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Monaco
11.10 - 11.30 RERFESHMENT BREAK
11.30 - 12.25 Rehabilitation concepts and techniques for the cervicothoracic spine.
Ginette Hamel, BSc, PT, Diploma Sports Physiotherapy, Stott Pilates™ Certified Mat Instructor, The Artists Health Centre, National Ballet of Canada, "Dirty Dancing”, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
12.30 - 14.00 LUNCH BREAK
14.05 - 15.00 Case studies in cervicothoracic spine function and dysfunction: Evaluation and treatment of the dancer patient.
Emily R. Sandow, MS PT, DPT, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries; NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
15.00 - 15.20 Interactive session: Open forum for attendees to share and demonstrate clinical wisdom and tricks of the trade.
Moderator; Katherine Ewalt, MS, ATC, HHP, NCTM, Owner/Director PAARTS Wellness Studio; San Diego Ballet Company, San Diego, California, USA
15.20 - 15.30 Closing remarks and evaluation