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29th Annual Conference – A Day for Medics


Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Thursday–Sunday, October 24–27, 2019

A Day for Medics (ADfM) - Saturday, October 26, 2019

A Day for Medics

A Day for Medics will be run within the main conference on Saturday October 26th. The day will consist of a series of presentations from an international collection of esteemed dance medicine practitioners. A networking event will also occur to ensure medics have time to meet, exchange ideas, thoughts and business cards.



8:30 am

Registration; tea, coffee and light breakfast 

 9:00 Opening remarks Peter Lavine MD, President, IADMS
 9:00 The Cirque experience Paul McGinley MSc, MCSP & Evert Verhagen PhD, FECSS

 Refreshment break

 10:30 AJG Howse Memorial Lecture
Management of the lumbar spine
Lyle Micheli MD
 11:30 The sacroiliac joint: bridge to the movement highway Robert Turner PT, OCS, Elizabeth Manejias MD & Jarmo Ahonen PT
 12:30 pm  Lunch with Medical Doctors’ networking event (additional ticket required)
 2:30 The dancer’s cervical spine Judith Peterson MD
 3:00 Our living thoracic spine; beyond bones and muscles Warwick Long M.Ph.Ed, DO
 3:30 Understanding the dancer with scoliosis Suzanne Koucheravy BS
 3:45 Spinal interventions for the young, in season athlete Mohan Radhakrishna MD
 4:30 40 years of experience in treating the causes of physical and emotional trauma in dancers Philippe Druelle DO
 5:00 Closing remarks Lauren Elson MD, Program committee, IADMS

Program subject to change
Revised October 20, 2019

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