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Schedule Of Events February 2022 

Detailed schedule of events for the Feb. 22-27, 2022 San Diego Pain Summit.

Please note: Registrations are not accepted at the door. All signups must be made in advance.

CEU for physical therapy pending.

Workshops, dinner party, and 2 day conference are sold separately.

Save $120 and get the Full Week pkg! Includes choice of 2 workshops, dinner party, and 2 day conference. 


Pre-Conference Workshops 

$500 (each)

☀️ Feb. 22 & 23

Building Up Or Burning Out: Your Path Forward, instructors Dr. Sandy Hilton and Dr. Mark Milligan

Treatment of Sleep and Sensory Processing Issues, instructor Natalie Rolle


☀️ Feb. 24 & 25

Patients Have All the Answers: from a patient centered to a person centered approach, instructor David Poulter

Pelvic Health for Everyone, instructor Dr. Sarah Haag


Dinner Party 


☀️ Feb. 25

7 pm: Casual dress, dinner buffet (vegan, vegetarian, & religious considerations available), photo booth, game stations, live music

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Live streaming option available for $250, details on registration page.

Conference presentations consist of lecture and breakout sessions into discussion groups. 

☀️ Feb. 26 & 27

View detailed list of presenter biographies, synopses, and objectives for each presentation here.

Saturday Feb. 26

7 am - Registration/Check in starts (note: Registrations must be made in advance, not accepted at door)

8 am - Fuel For Thought

8:45 am - Break

9 am - Keynote Uchenna OssaiPT, DPT, WCS, CLT: "The Chronic Pain of Racism in Leadership" (Group activity: Discussion)

10 am - Break

10:15 am - Joel Bialosky, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT, OCS: "It’s not you, it’s me….."

11 am - Q&A

11:15 am - Break

11: 30 am - Syreeta Nolan: "My Intersection of Chronic Pain, Medical Trauma, and Blackness" (Group activity: Discussion)

12:30 pm - Lunch

1:20 pm - Prize Drawings (must be present to win)

1:30 pm - David Poulter, PT, B.Sc. Special Hon,  Dip MDT: "Patient Centered Care and Developing the Therapeutic Alliance. Have We Lost Focus?" (Group activity: Discussion) 

2:30 pm - Break

2:45 pm - Daria Oller, PT, DPT, ATC: "A Physical Therapist’s Lived Experience With Long Covid"

3:30 pm - Q&A

3:45 pm - Break

4 pm - Todd Davenport, PT, DPT, MPH, OCS: "What To Do When “Working Out” Isn’t Working Out: Insights from the Physiology of Post-Exertional Symptom Exacerbation"

4:45 pm - Q&A

5 pm - Break

5:15 pm - Keynote Melanie Noel, PhD, RPsych: "Diagnostic Uncertainty In Chronic Pain" (Group activity: Discussion)

6 pm - Q&A

6:15 pm - END


Sunday Feb. 27

9 am - Zentangle with Hima Lanka (drawing method that promotes concentration and creativity) Zentangle kit can be purchased on registration page.

10 am - Break

10:15 am - Matthew Low, PT, ACE, ESP: "Coming To Terms With Complexity: Navigating The Terrain Between Research And Practice" (Group activity: Discussion)

11:15 am - Break

11:30 am - Lisa VanHoose, PhD, MPH, PT: "Your Pain Evaluation Is Incomplete Without A Zipcode Assessment" (Group activity: Discussion)

12:30 pm - Lunch

1:20 pm - Prize Drawings (must be present to win)

1:30 pm - Jarod Hall, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS & Mark Kargela, PT, DPT, OCS, cert-MDT, MTC, FAAOMPT: "Does Manual Therapy Suck?: A Debate For The Ages" (Moderated by Marcos Lopez, DPT)

2:15 pm - Q&A

2:30 pm - Break

2:45 pm - Jason Silvernail, DPT, DSc, FAAOMPT: "Conflict and Safety in Clinical Spaces"

3:30 pm - Q&A

3:45 pm - Break

4 pm - Keynote Tasha Stanton, PhD: "Rethinking Osteoarthritis – Is It More Than Just The Joint?" (Group activity: Discussion)

5 pm - END

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