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2015 Program (Final Program as of 7/9/15)
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                            APTA SECTION ON RESEARCH RETREAT


                            PIECING TOGETHER THE PAIN PUZZLE: 
                                       THE BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL MODEL


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SUNDAY, July 26, 2014   OPENING PROCEEDINGS
Time Location Event
12:00   Check-in
6:00 – 7:00 PM   Dinner
7:00 – 7:15 PM   WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
    Katy Rudolph
7:15 – 8:00 PM   Keynote Address
Kathleen Sluka, PT, PhD and Steve George, PT, PhD
8:00 – 8:15 PM   Discussion
8:15 – 10:00 PM   Evening Social
 

 
MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015
Time Location Event
7:30 – 8:30   Breakfast
Session I   PAIN FOUNDATIONS I
8:30 – 9:00
 
9:00 – 9:10
  Understanding Pain Biology: Nociceptors, Neurons and Nuclei
Kathleen Sluka, PT, PhD (University of Iowa)
Discussion
9:10 – 9:40
 
9:40 – 9:50
  Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) and Pain
Brian Cairns, PhD  (University of British Columbia)
Discussion
9:50 – 10:10   Break
10:10 – 10:40
 
10:40 – 10:50
  Neuroplasticity and pain: current concepts and future directions
Lorimer Moseley, PT, PhD (University of South Australia)
Discussion
10:50 – 11:20
 
11:20-11:30
  Sensitization mechanisms in musculoskeletal pain – manifestations and assessment
Thomas Graven-Nielsen, MscEE, DrMed, PhD (Aalborg University) Discussion
11:30 – 12:00   Panel Discussion (Morning Speakers)
     
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch
1:00 – 5:00   Free time
5:00 – 6:00   Dinner
     
Session II   PAIN FOUNDATIONS II
6:00 – 6:30
 
 
6:30 – 6:40
  Long-term effects of neonatal pain on stress regulation, brain, behavior, neurodevelopment 
Ruth Grunau, PhD  (University of British Columbia)
Discussion
6:40 – 7:10
 
 
7:10 – 7:20
  Brain mechanisms of chronic pain: longitudinal MRI studies in humans and rodents
David Seminowicz, PhD (University of Maryland)
Discussion
7:20 – 7:50   Panel Discussion (Evening Speakers)
8:00 – 10:00   Evening Social
 

 
TUESDAY July 28, 2015   
Time Location Event
7:30 – 8:30   Breakfast
Session III   PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF PAIN I
8:30 – 9:00
 
9:00 – 9:10
  Neurobiological mechanisms underlying pain-related catastrophizing
Rob Edwards, PhD (Harvard University)
Discussion
9:10 – 9:40   Psychological flexibility: A model for integrating and progressing psychosocial approaches to chronic pain
Lance McCracken, PhD (King’s College London)
Discussion
9:40 – 9:50    
9:50 – 10:10   Break
10:10 – 10:40
 
10:40 – 10:50
  Therapeutic alliance: Components and Influence on Clinical Outcomes Doug Gross PT, PhD (University of Alberta)
Discussion
10:50 – 11:20
 
11:20 - 11:30
  Targeted Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Improving Surgical Spine Outcomes
Kristin Archer, PT, PhD  (Vanderbilt University)
Discussion
11:30 – 12:00   Panel Discussion (Morning Speakers)
     
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch
1:00 – 3:30   Free time, social interaction with attendees
     
3:30 – 5:00   Poster Session I
5:00 – 6:00   Dinner
     
Session IV   PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF PAIN II
6:00 – 6:30
 
6:30 – 6:40
  Capturing Affective Dimensions of Chronic Pain in Preclinical Models
Tamara King (University of New England)
Discussion
6:40 – 7:10
 
7:10 – 7:20
  Biopsychosocial influence on shoulder pain
Steve George, PhD, PT (University of Florida)
Discussion
7:15 – 8:00   Panel Discussion (PM Speakers)
8:00 - 10:00   Evening Social
 
WEDNESDAY,   July 29, 2015       
Time Location Event
7:30 – 8:30   Breakfast
Session V   PAIN AND THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
8:30 – 9:00
 
9:00 – 9:10
  Connective tissue, muscle tone and low back pain
Helene M. Langevin, PhD (Harvard University, Brigham & Womens Hospital)
Discussion
9:10 – 9:40
 
9:40 – 9:50
  Experimental Models of Back Pain
Mark Bishop, PT, PhD (University of Florida)
Discussion
9:50 – 10:10   Break
10:10 – 10:40
 
10:40 – 10:50
  Examining predictors of referred musculoskeletal pain
Laura Frey Law, PT, PhD (University of Iowa)
Discussion
10:50 – 11:20
 
11:20-11:30
  Pain and Motor Control
Paul Hodges, PhD, MedDr, DSc, BPhty (University of Queensland)
Discussion
11:30 – 12:00   Panel Discussion (Morning Speakers)
     
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch
1:00 – 3:30   Free time, social interaction with attendees
     
3:30 – 5:00   Poster Session II
5:00 – 6:00   Dinner
     
Session VI   CHRONIC PAIN  
6:00 – 6:20
 
6:20 – 6:25
  Predicting Poor Functional Recovery in Whiplash...old questions, new methods
James Elliott, PhD (Northwestern University)
Discussion
6:25 – 6:45
 
 
6:45 – 6:50
  Building an NIH Funded Clinical Trial of a Pain Coping Intervention From the Ground Up
Dan Riddle, PT, PhD (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Discussion
6:50-7:10
 
7:10 – 7:15
  Neurophysiologic and physical risk factors for chronic pain
Katrina Maluf, PT, PhD (San Diego State University)
Discussion
7:20 – 7:50   Panel Discussion (PM Speakers)
8:00 - 10:00   Evening Social

 

 
THURSDAY July 30, 2015      
Time Location Event
7:30 – 8:30   Breakfast
Session VII   PAIN MANAGEMENT & REHABILITATION
8:30 – 9:00
 
9:00 – 9:10
  Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia
Marie Hoeger Bement, PT, PhD (Marquette University)
Discussion
9:10 – 9:40
 
9:40 – 9:50
  Does Exercise Increase or Decrease Pain? Underlying Mechanisms Kathleen Sluka, PT, PhD (University of Iowa)
Discussion
9:50 - 10:10   Break
10:10 – 10:30
 
10:30 - 10:35
  Moving beyond distraction: Exploring virtual reality graded exposure therapy as treatment for pain-related fear and disability in chronic pain
Zina Trost, PhD  (University of North Texas)
Discussion
10:35-10:55
 
10:55 – 11:00
  Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Barbara Rakel, RN, PhD (University of Iowa)
Discussion
11:00 – 11:20
 
11:20-11:25
  Trunk Muscle Training: Improving physical function in older adults with chronic low back pain
Greg Hicks, PT, PhD (University of Delaware)
Discussion
11:25 – 11:55   Panel Discussion (Morning Speakers)
11:55-12:00   Adjourn
     
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch and check out
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