REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPISTS ASSOCIATION OF B.C. MANUAL THERAPY CONFERENCE

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPISTS ASSOCIATION OF B.C. MANUAL THERAPY CONFERENCE

Safe, Smart and Effective Health Care

February 9, 2016

Information: Bodhi Haraldsson   Email: [email protected]                          604-873-4467, ext. 305

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPISTS ASSOCIATION OF B.C. MANUAL THERAPY CONFERENCE TO TAKE PLACE APRIL 16-18, 2016 AT THE ANVIL CENTRE IN NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.

(Vancouver, B.C.) – Brenda Locke, Executive Director of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of B.C. (RMTBC) and Bodhi Haraldsson and Harriet Hall, Conference Co-Chairs, are pleased to announce their biennial conference will take place April 16-18, 2016 at the brand new Anvil Centre in New Westminster. Titled “Manual Therapy: an Interdisciplinary Approach to the Science and Practice,” the conference promises to explore and address the science of manual therapy using safe and effective manipulative and/or movement therapies with sound science underpinning theoretical constructs.

 

Conference participants can expect to increase their understanding of various therapies by learning of the most recent developments in the field from an international roster of renowned speakers and presenters. “We are extremely proud of the caliber of presentations and personnel that we have been able to secure for this conference,” said co-chairs Haraldsson and Hall. “There is a lot of excitement and interest in the topics being offered and we expect registration slots will fill quickly.” In addition to the two day conference, delegates are also able to sign up for intensive workshops held on Monday, April 18 that are offered by the keynote speakers.

Keynote speakers and presentations include:

Dr. Eyal Lederman, DO, PhD, London, England – “A Process Approach in Manual Therapy: Beyond the Structural Approach.”

Sandra Hilton, PT, DPT, MS, Chicago, Illinois – “Importance of Assessment and Treatment of Complex Pelvic Pain Disorders in Women and Men.”

Dr. Ravensara S. Travillian, PhD, NA-C, LMP, Seattle, Washington – “Working with Trauma and PTSD Affected Patients in the Clinical Environment.”

Walt Fritz, PT, Buffalo, New York – “Research can Change Your Approach to Assessment and Treatment and Assist Your Evolution as a Health Care Professional.”

For complete speaker biographies, conference and registration information please go to: www.MT2016.ca

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