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2013 Annual Meeting – Musculoskeletal Medicine Day

23rd Annual Meeting

Thursday – Saturday, October 17 – 19, 2013

Special Interest Groups Day Sunday, October 20, 2013

Seattle, Washington, USA


Musculoskeletal Medicine Day


Musculoskeletal Medicine Day offers a series of in-depth lectures by experts on selected topics of current interest in dance medicine. The conference is aimed at all health care practitioners who care for musculoskeletal problems in dancers, including orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, rehabilitation medicine physicians, osteopaths, podiatrists, chiropractors, physical therapists, athletic trainers, massage therapists, acupuncturists, somatic practitioners, Pilates instructors, and other allied health professionals. Ample time will be allotted for discussion and the exchange of ideas amongst delegates and speakers.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

7:30 - 8:15 am Registration; Tea and Coffee

8:15 - 8:30 am Opening Remarks
Marika Molnar, PT, LAc and David S. Weiss, MD

Moderator: David S. Weiss, MD

8:30 - 9:15 am The Dancer's Hip
Jason Brockwell, MB ChB, FHKAM(Orth), FRCSEd(Orth), Hip & Pelvic Surgery, Asia Medical Specialists, Hong Kong

9:30 - 10:15 am The Dancer's Hip: Assessment, Treatment & Rehabilitation Techniques
Debra Crookshanks, PT, BAppSc(Pty), GradDipManipTher(Syd), The Dancer's Clinic, Sydney, Australia

10:30 - 11:00 am Refreshment Break

11:00 - 11:45 am Panel Discussion – Hip
David S Weiss, MD, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA; Jason Brockwell, MB ChB, FHKAM(Orth), FRCSEd(Orth), Medical Director, Asia Medical Specialists, Hong Kong; Marika Molnar, PT, LAc, Director of Physical Therapy Services, New York City Ballet and School of American Ballet, Director, Westside Dance Physical Therapy, New York, New York, USA; Debra A Crookshanks, PT, BAppSc(Pty), GradDipManipTher(Syd), The Dancer's Clinic, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch

Moderator: Marika Molnar, PT, LAc

1:00 - 1:45 pm Platelet Rich Plasma: Current Concepts and Use in the Treament of
Dancers
Philip Bauman, MD, Orthopaedic Consultant to American Ballet Theatre, The New York City Ballet, The School of American Ballet, The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of the American Ballet Theatre

2:00 - 2:45 pm Posture and Technique Assessment
Marika Molnar, PT, LAc, Director of Physical Therapy Services, New York City Ballet and School of American Ballet, Director, Westside Dance Physical Therapy, New York, New York, USA;
Heather Southwick, PT, Director of Physical Therapy, Boston Ballet, Boston, Massachusetts, USA;
Moira McCormack, PT, Head of Physiotherapy, The Royal Ballet, London, UK

3:00 - 3:15 pm Closing Remarks

Program subject to change

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Revised 28 Sept 2013

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