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2011 Annual Meeting - Musculoskeletal Medicine Day

21st Annual Meeting

Thursday – Saturday, October 13 – 15, 2011
Special Interest Groups Day Sunday, October 16, 2011

Washington, DC, 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 16, 2011

7:30 - 8:15 am Welcome: Registration and Refreshments

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 Posterior tibial tendon injuries in dancers
William G. Hamilton, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Orthopaedic Consultant, New York City Ballet, School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY, USA

9:30 - 10:15 am Rehabilitation of foot and ankle injuries in dancers: focus on posterior tibial tendon injuries
Marika Molnar, PT, LAc, Westside Dance Physical Therapy, Director of Physical Therapy, New York City Ballet and School of American Ballet, New York, NY, USA

10:30 - 11 am Refreshment Break

11 am - Noon Panel: Care of the young dancer (case discussion)
Moderator: David S. Weiss, MD, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA;
Katherine Ewalt, MS, ATC, Owner/Director PAARTS Wellness Studio, San Diego Ballet, San Diego Dance Theater, Malashock Dance, San Diego, CA, USA;
Nancy Kadel, MD, Chair, Dance USA Taskforce on Dancer Health, Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Group Health and Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA;
Janet Karin, OAM, Australian Ballet School, Melbourne, Australia;
Moira McCormack, MSc, PT, Head of Physiotherapy, The Royal Ballet Company, London, UK;
Bonnie Robson, MD, DPsych, FRCPC, Pivot Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, Toronto, Ontario, Quinte Ballet School of Canada, Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Noon - 1 pm Buffet Lunch (for all delegates)

Moderator: Marika Molnar, PT, LAc

1-1:45 pm Spine injuries in dancers
Lyle J. Micheli, MD, Division of Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

2-2:45 pm Treating lumbopelvic disorders in dancers
Jennifer Gamboa, DPT, PT, Body Dynamics, Inc, Arlington, VA, USA

3-3:15 pm Closing Remarks

Program subject to change


Revised 4 October 2011


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