CE For Therapy is continuously monitoring our sources for Annual Physical Therapy Conferences and Meetings that would be of interest to Physical Therapists and Assistants. If you are aware of any Annual Physical Therapy Conferences that we should add, please contact us. We will also post new additions on our Facebook page, if you would like to follow us there.
Annual Physical Therapy Conferences and Meetings
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine Annual Conference, People, Planet, Purpose 2019, Link to Conference
Oct 12 -Oct 16, 2019 San Diego CA
Our annual event features four engaging days of integrative health and medicine education, interprofessional collaboration, self-care, networking, and inspiration.
November 9, 2018 – Nov 10, 2018
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The inaugural Global Pain Clinician Summit 2018 will take the place of our traditional Annual Meeting as a more focused and interactive assembly of clinicians who treat pain. It is still the country’s ONLY professional conference dedicated to integrative pain management. The 2018 Summit will include the Certificate in Nutritional Pain Management Program (CNPM) that was featured at the 2017 annual meeting. One full day will be dedicated to this program that presents evidence for food as a pain management intervention, and provides practical techniques to implement in your practice immediately.
September 1, 2019 – September 4, 2019
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The Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (ASCIP) is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to advancing the care of people with spinal cord injury/disorder (SCI/D). The 2019 Educational Conference will focus on cutting edge and innovative strategies to promote and achieve successful outcomes following SCI/D. It is essential for the professionals working in SCI/D to stay current with recent advances and technology, and this conference will provide a venue to promote optimal quality of life as it relates to SCI/D medicine and rehabilitation.
March 8, 2019 – March 10, 2019
Align Conference is open to all rehab professionals! Join Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians for a weekend in Denver, Colorado. With 6 keynote speakers, 8 lab-intensive sessions (you choose your favorites!) and 12 plenary lectures, we’ll see how physical, political, and psychological movement affects pain with our 2019 topic: Moving Pain.
September 18-21, 2019 in Anaheim, California
November 2, 2018 – November 3, 2018
In recent years the AAOP has been a leader in developing the interest of sleep as it relates to head, neck and facial pain and the outreach of this interest is well beyond orofacial pain dentists, as many neurologists, headache physicians and other assorted pain medicine practitioners now understand the importance of sleep management in pain patients. With that said, in many respects, the November conference will be very unique, dedicating a day and a half solely to the topics of sleep and pain and it could very well be the first of its kind, at least for head and face pain practitioners.
May 2, 2019 – May 5, 2019
San Diego, CA
AAOP’s Annual Scientific Meetings features cutting edge scientific knowledge with clinical take home value at a significant member discount. PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OVERVIEW AAOP 2019 : Sleep Medicine – Elmer Villalon, DMD et al,
Assessment/Prediction/Management of The Patient with Head/Neck Disorders Post Whiplash – James Elliott, PT, PhD, Orofacial Pain Review – Gary Heir, DMD, Head and Neck Dissection – Henry Gremillion, DDS, MAGD
American Academy of Pain Medicine 35th Annual Meeting: State-of-the-Art Advancements in Pain Medicine
March 6, 2019 – March 10, 2019
The AAPM 35th Annual Meeting & Preconferences at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO, March 6-10, 2019, will bring together members of the pain care team for five days of comprehensive pain education, presentation, discussion, and networking.
Educational sessions will focus on the AAPM theme, State-of-the-Art Advancements in Pain Medicine, which has been selected by AAPM President, Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD, to advance clinical practice that is mechanism-guided, evidence-based, and personalized in nature.
September 18-21, 2019 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
April 25, 2019 – April 27, 2019 Austin, TX
NCS Hands-on Workshop – NCS Hands-on Workshop will provide attendees with an interactive learning experience with experts in the field focusing on basic and advanced NCS techniques.Lecture Series – Comprehensive Lecture Series will feature keynote speakers designed to enhance your knowledge in the field of Nerve Conduction Studies. Up to 20 CE’s may be earned at this event. This is a new addition to the Annual Physical Therapy Conferences page.
American College of Medical Quality 2019 Annual Conference – Focusing on Quality and Safety Disparities in Value-Based Health Care
April 11, 2019 – April 13, 2019
ACMQ is now accepting abstracts for Medical Quality 2019, Focusing on Quality and Safety Disparities in Value-Based Health Care. The submission deadline is Monday, December 3, 2018 by 11:59 pm EST.
November 5, 2019 – November 8, 2019
The ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research, is comprised of the main CORE Conference and the Pre-Conference delivering a total of SIX jam-packed days of evidence-based educational content for the whole rehab team, patients and caregivers.Plan now to submit & be a part of this. The annual congregation of top rehabilitation researchers + clinicians and more and more other key stakeholders — hospital administrators, industry influencers — including passionate patients and caregivers.
April 11-14, 2019
HILTON CHICAGO 720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Discounted for ACRM members, the ACRM Spring Meeting offers instructional courses with continuing education credits in your choice of 11 disciplines. This event is all about getting research into practice in a supercharged atmosphere and a friendly, collaborative, and inspiring environment.
More Annual Physical Therapy Conferences
American College of Sports Medicine 2019 Annual Meeting - Bridging Research and Practice for Healthy, Active Lives ↗May 28, 2019 - June 1, 2019
At ACSM’s Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep you’ll find sessions covering virtually every aspect of sports medicine, exercise science and the benefits of physical activity. Internationally recognized as the place to hear leading experts and learn about the latest research, this conference brings science and practice together. More than 6,000 industry professionals from around the globe make the ACSM Annual Meeting their priority conference.
Hilton Chicago | Chicago, Illinois
The world’s top exercise science experts are headed to Chicago, Illinois in March 2019, and the American College of Sports Medicine invites you to learn from the very best. At the International Health & Fitness Summit, you’ll be given the tools you need to sculpt the life and career you desire and to be a trusted source of health fitness information.
Exercise both body and mind through inspiring keynote sessions, hands-on workshops, stimulating lectures, and vigorous Master Class workouts. A broad range of opportunities for continuing education credits will keep you at the top of your game.
Griffin Gate Marriott Hotel & Spa, Lexington, KY
Join us March 21 – 23, 2019 as we host our 7th International Bieannial Conference in Lexington, KY! This year's theme is On the Right Track and our main speaker will be Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST. Another planned speaker will be Rhonda A. Rathgeber, PhD, DVM.
American Professional Wound Care Association® (APWCA) 18th Annual National Clinical Conference ↗September 5, 2019 - September 7, 2019
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki, Hawaii
The 2019 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Summit, American Spinal Injury Association’s (ASIA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Waikiki, Hawaii, April 2-5, 2019 will be here before we know it! The Planning Committee for the conference is excited to announce several features in this year’s program.
The Hawaiian location offers unique excursions and experiences for attendees. The program committee has included longer breaks of 2 to 3 hours at different times each day to allow for time to be spent exploring the area and enjoying all that Waikiki has to offer! New to the conference this year will be a State of the Science (SOS) Track which will include presentations from invited lecturers, courses on trending topics with recent scientific evidence, and a Neuromodulation .Symposium.
Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel Hoover, Alabama
The purpose of the course is to exchange information regarding all aspects of baseball healthcare including mechanisms of injury, conservative and surgical treatment of injuries, rehabilitation, conditioning, nutrition, mental, skill, and injury prevention. The course normally draws 300 to 400 participants along with a nationally recognized faculty. Baseball health related exhibitors provide attendees the opportunity to see the latest in equipment and materials.
At Ascend, exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge products, and powerful networking converge to deliver a one-of-a-kind industry conference. During this two-day event, you’ll get a year’s worth of insights and ideas that you can take back to your practice and put into action right away. This conference delivers strategies to help you better run your business, improve your bottom line, and excel as a therapy professional.
Becker's 17th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference ↗June 13, 2019 - June 15, 2019
Swissotel, Chicago, IL
140 Physician Speakers, Primarily Spine & Orthopedic Surgeons
230+ Speakers in Total
110 Total Sessions
More than 1,100 Attendees at this World-class ASC Event Focused on Orthopedics, Spine and Pain.
Hear from Bob Woodward, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author; Associate Editor, The Washington Post.
The Clinical Outcomes Summit is an annual event hosted by FOTO (Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes) since 1999.
Case studies and best practice talks revolve around effective program launch, managing patient-reported data collection, deepening patient engagement, leveraging outcomes data reports for referral marketing or leading clinical staff, using outcomes data to support enhanced payer arrangements, and more. It's a real-world tour of how rehab therapy pros, like you, implement and maintain outcomes management programs that they leverage into all aspects of the business.
Concussion Across the Spectrum of Injury: The Latest for Diagnosis and Management Sixth Annual Conference ↗February 21, 2019 - February 22, 2019
New York City
This innovative conference will highlight current advances in concussion pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. Evidence suggests that repetitive concussions, commonly seen in contact sports, can be associated with progressive cognitive, psychiatric, and motor degeneration. This two-day course will provide practical clinical information that may be easily translated into practice and will address clinical assessment and management, emerging neuroimaging technologies, advances in blood and imaging biomarkers, concussion in the female athlete, advances in headache management, the role of neurocognitive testing in returning athletes to school and play, and rehabilitation.
We welcome everyone to join us in Boulder, CO for the 2019 Feldenkrais® Conference! Begin with a morning Awareness Through Movement® (ATM®) lesson and spend the rest of the day in a workshop designed with public participation in mind. With 17 workshops to choose from, there's a variety of options to engage your interest.
The 2019 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Austin, Texas, from November 13 to 17, 2019, with the theme, “Strength in Age—Harnessing the Power of Networks,” selected by 2019 GSA President Dr. S. Michal Jazwinski, professor of medicine and professor of biochemistry at Tulane University and director of the Tulane Center for Aging. Various realms of human activity involve components, connections, and systems: economics; education; mathematical theories; tissues, cells, molecules; health care; families, races, religions, gender, wealth; human behavior; and societies. The 2019 GSA Annual Scientific theme seeks to answer questions such as: How will we harness social capital in the service of an aging population? How can we ameliorate cognitive decline? How do we combat decline and frailty at the cellular, physiologic, and patient levels?
This exciting, in-depth program will focus on critical topics across the spectrum of musculoskeletal and neurological care and healthcare performance through a dynamic mix of didactic presentations, interactive case-based discussions, and lively debates. The course format will provide interaction with distinguished faculty members who will share their knowledge and expertise on a wide variety of relevant topics. Sessions will be devoted to: Healthcare reform strategies and the business of medicine, Current musculoskeletal and neurological topics across the continuum of care, and Medicolegal and compliance issues.
Ignition 2019 is designed to provide physical therapy private practice owners with specific strategies for marketing, documentation and billing, and the tools needed to become better leaders and business owners. You’ll walk away with a precise blueprint for marketing, documentation and billing. You will lead with power, conviction, clarity, and authenticity, the factors that make you (and your practice) legendary, iconic, and transformational.
Omni Frisco Hotel 11 Cowboys Way, Frisco, TX, 75034
This is a two and a half day conference designed for athletic trainers, biomechanists, coaches, sports physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physiologists, therapists and others who work with athletes in football. Various sessions will review current concepts of assessment, treatment and functional rehabilitation of the medical and musculoskeletal problems in football players. Featuring some of the most knowledgeable health care professionals in the NFL and NCAA football including:
James R. Andrews, MD
Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Ron Courson, ATC, PT, NRAEMT, CSCS
Director of Sports Medicine/University of Georgia
Kevin E. Wilk, DPT, PT, FAPTA
Associate Clinical Director/Champion Sports Medicine
Daniel E. Cooper, MD
Team Physician/Dallas Cowboys
New York Hilton Midtown, NY
At the Integrative Healthcare Symposium, practitioners from all facets of traditional and non-traditional medicine unite as one, cohesive community. Attendees learn, network, and return to their practices with an enhanced appreciation of the modern patient’s full range of healthcare options. The 2019 schedule includes lectures led by Drs. Josh Axe, Jeffrey Bland, Mark Hyman, Jay Lombard, David Perlmutter and Joseph Pizzorno to name a few!
INTERNATIONAL CANCER REHABILITATION THIRD ANNUAL SUMMIT
Hyatt Regency at LAX Airport 6225 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045
This incredible four day event features some of the world's leading experts in physical medicine and rehabilitation for hands-on workshops, education sessions and presentations from three schools of thought.
There are four pre-congress two-day workshops to choose from:
Track 1: DNS Rehabilitation and Training of Athletes -
Presented by: Professor Pavel Kolar, PaedDr, PhD (developer of DNS) and Professor Alena Kobesova, MD, Ph.D.
Track 2: Fascial Anatomy and Manipulation -
Presented by: Professor Carla Stecco, MD
Track 3: Motor Control Training for Low Back and Pelvic Pain -
Presented by: Professor Paul Hodges, DSc PhD MedDr BPhty(Hons) FACP
Track 4: Assessment and Treatment of Baseball Athletes - An Integrated, Multi-Modal Approach
Presented by: Brett Winchester, DC assisted by Neil Rampe, M.Ed, ATC, CSCS, LMT, PRT (Los Angeles Dodgers), PJ Mainville, Jr, MS, ATC (Chicago Cubs) and Andrew Hauser, ATC, CSCS (Los Angeles Dodgers).
The three-day ICAA Conference brings you face to face with speakers from across the sectors and disciplines powered by the changing reality of aging. Discover how their practices are shaping wellness in their organizations and become a catalyst for change in yours. A smorgasbord of sessions covers topics such as leadership, programming trends and innovations, cognitive and emotional health, technology, research and more. Your biggest challenge will be trying to catch them all. Register for the 2019 ICAA Conference and Expo and gain an all-access pass to the ICAA Executive Leadership Summit, or vice versa.
Chicago Marriott, Oakbrook, IL
DNS Yoga Part II, DNS, Exercise Course: Part II, DNS Exercise Course Part III, DNS Women's Health, DNS Manual Therapy, DNS Course: Throwing Athlete
Robert Lardner PT, Brett Winchester DC, Petra Valouchova PHD PT, Alena Kobesova, M.D., Ph.D.,, Professor Pavel Kolar, P.T., Paed. Dr., Ph.D. Martina Jezkova MPT
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The IPPS Annual Meeting provides practitioners and researchers with an expanded and topical understanding of the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and research of disorders associated with chronic pelvic pain. The meeting emphasizes the multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to the management of chronic pelvic pain. Presentations will combine research findings and clinical care patterns and practices important to the care of women and men. For providers who need a more broad understanding of pelvic neuroanatomy, physiology, and available treatments, additional workshops are available.
Join us in Toronto for the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting on Pelvic Pain. This year the meeting will be held at the Fairmont Royal York conveniently located in the downtown core, minutes from the city's biggest events and attractions including: The CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Scotiabank Arena (formerly known as Air Canada Centre), Rogers Centre, the Eaton Centre, the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, fabulous dinning, and more.
On May 24-26, 2019 top scientists and clinicians from around the world will be sharing the stage with Carrick Institute faculty at the International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience. The International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience’s (ISCN) annual conference gathers the leading physicians and researchers in the field, to share their work and understandings of pivotal concepts in clinical neuroscience, which will allow us to further assist our patient populations.
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation 2019 Annual Conference - Controversies in Orthobiologics ↗February 6, 2019 - February 9, 2019
Registration Coming Soon
Manipalooza is sponsered by Evidence In Motion, International Spine and Pain Institute, KinetaCore and NeuroRecovery Training Institute. Manipalooza is open to all physical therapists and DPT students! Join Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians for a weekend in Dallas, Texas. $670 for Full Conference. Conference includes Four Hands-On Lab Sessions, 18 Contact Hours (Full-Conference), Morning Exercise Classes, and Opportunities to Meet Leading Manual Therapy Experts.
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pine 10950 North Torrey Pines Road La Jolla, CA 92037
Join experts in Bone Health for educational and networking sessions to advance your knowledge and career. Expert faculty lead the courses on all areas of bone health assessment, osteoporosis diagnosis and patient management, exercise, nutrition, post fracture care as well as other specialty topics.
ISO19 offers educational sessions and networking opportunities to benefit many medical disciplines and specialties working with patients who have and/or are at risk for osteoporosis and fractures.
Park City, UT
The NASS Evidence & Technology Summit provides both surgical and medical interventional perspectives on spine care. Expert faculty moderate this highly interactive meeting that provides spine specialists with a forum to discuss and debate new technologies, techniques and treatments as well as collaborate with peers on how best to improve patient outcomes.
The Spine Summit takes place in a smaller, relaxed resort setting that provides the perfect atmosphere to openly discuss today’s most important and controversial issues in spine care.
Join a diverse group of practitioners from around the globe to discuss our strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for treating musculoskeletal conditions and improving the lives of the patients we serve. The people involved in this conference want to move the bar forward as it relates to manual medicine. During panel discussions, you'll have an opportunity to ask questions to some of the giants in the world of physical medicine, while listening to real-world case studies and patient evaluations and treatment. The open dialogue provides the opportunity for all attendees to discuss the various treatment approaches presented and differing strategies for addressing the patient's condition.
Las Vegas, NV
Private Practice Summit 2019 is designed to provide physical therapy private practice owners with specific strategies for marketing, documentation and billing, and the tools needed to become better leaders and business owners. You'll walk away with a precise blueprint for marketing, documentation and billing. You will lead with power, conviction, clarity, and authenticity, the factors that make you (and your practice) legendary, iconic, and transformational. Discover how to create cash paying programs and reduce the traditional dependence on insurance companies. Join the new breed of private practice owners who are changing the rules of private practice, and learn from the cream of the crop.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
The Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation features renowned researchers and clinicians from around the world, focusing on the emerging field of Regenerative Rehabilitation. This new and innovative approach combines discoveries in tissue engineering and cellular therapies with rehabilitative treatments, resulting in improved functional outcomes for patients. This Symposium encourages the participation of scientists, clinicians and physical therapists who are in the fields of regeneration, physical medicine and rehabilitation. The Symposium agenda is designed to create a platform for bridging these areas of expertise in a setting that fosters discussion, interaction, cross-discipline pollination and networking.
Las Vegas, Nevada
If you’re interested in working with today’s leading experts and the most talented and passionate individuals in the industry, this is YOUR event. For the last 12 years, hundreds of the world’s brightest rehab professionals (physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists) have come together to learn what’s new, what’s actually working, and what’s just around the corner in their field. Now’s your chance to attend the only rehab conference that allows you to tailor your education to your specialty area and network with your peers from from multiple disciplines — plus you’ll earn up to a year’s worth of CE hours.
Huntington Beach, CA.
Join RockTape for the movement summit of the year – RockStock 2019 – on the beautiful shores of Huntington Beach, CA.
Every detail has been covered to ensure you have an unforgettable experience at RockStock. Start your days out with workouts on the beach, breakfast buffets and tunes followed by TED style talks and round table discussions. RockStock Village will be jamming for the lunch hours with food, vendors, sunshine and music. Your afternoons will be spent moving in smaller group workshops and your evenings are sure to follow suit with food, drinks and entertainment.
RockStock brings together a diverse group of fitness and health leaders from all walks of life, for an ‘education festival’ unlike any conference you have ever been to.
Society of Clinical Research Associates 2019 Annual Conference - Enriching Lives Through Clinical Research Innovation ↗September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019
San Antonio, TX
For the 28th year, SOCRA will welcome clinical research professionals from across the world. Located in San Antonio, TX at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, this three day conference will offer current information and tools, best practices, and training to assure that you're up-to-date and compliant in your clinical research practice. The program will feature over 100 academic sessions, a peer-driven poster session, and an exhibit program.
Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
Wild on Wounds® is a national wound conference designed for healthcare professionals interested in skin and wound management. Clinicians come from all over the country to network and gain practical learn-it-today, use-it-tomorrow information. WOW continues to grow each year and offers hands-on workshops, one-on-one time with industry experts and demonstrations of new products. Join the novice to experienced clinicians in this amazing event.
WAPMU 5th Annual Meeting & Workshop Frontiers in Pain Practice Peripheral Nerve Stimulation and Regenerative Medicine ↗February 16, 2019 - February 17, 2019
The program is meticulously prepared by WAPMU Scientific Committee to highlight important subjects in ultrasonography and clinical aspects of chronic pain medicine. The program includes didactic presentations, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, demonstrations and hands-on review cadaver workshop. Social activities are planned such as a welcome/cocktail reception and networking meetings. You will receive the latest updates about the Certification in Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) examination, which will be conducted by the Word Institute of Pain, on February 18th.