Fall Symposium Course Information

Our 29th Annual Fall Symposium will be held in person Saturday, September 24, 2022, at The Event Center, Nashua, NH.


Course Information

Description: Timely, informative clinical updates for physical therapy, athletic training and other musculoskeletal professionals. Six contact hours - 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 6 Board of Certification, Inc. Category A CEUs, and six (6) CCUs by the Vermont Chapter of the APTA.

The exclusive dissection workshop is approved for 1 Board of Certification, Inc. Category A CEU.


NH Musculoskeletal Institute is accredited by the New Hampshire Medical Society Council on Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The NH Musculoskeletal Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NH Musculoskeletal Institute (BOC AP#: P966) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers

ATTN MASSACHUSETTS PHYSICAL THERAPY PROFESSIONALS: Per NHMI's communication with the MA Board of Allied Health - "The Board accepts CEU courses reviewed and approved by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, the American Physical Therapy Association, the American OT Association, the Board of Certification, Inc. see regs 259 CMR 7.03." Although we received the above communication from the MA Board of Allied Health regarding our inquiry, this communication should not be misconstrued as guaranteed approval or used as a substitute for individual professionals contacting the Board directly to confirm this course will meet licensing requirements.

ATTN VERMONT PHYSICAL THERAPY PROFESSIONALS: This program has been approved for six and a half (6) CCUs by the Vermont Chapter of the APTA, a State of Vermont Office of Professional Regulation Approved Provider. PTs should only claim only those hours spent in the educational program and information provided should always be used within scope of practice and in accordance with State Practice Act.

Where: The Event Center (2200 Southwood Dr, Nashua, NH 03063)

When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 8:00a-4:00p ET. 

Target Audience and Learning Format: This live activity is designated to highlight areas of practice advances relevant to practicing orthopaedic physical therapy professionals, athletic trainers, physicians, physician assistants, and nursing professionals.

Meeting Objectives:

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:

- Synthesize applicable management concepts into clinicians' practices to enhance patient care based on concepts and skills presented.

- Assess and apply non-surgical treatment protocols for the management of conditions germane to the practice of musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

- Describe expected outcomes from various approaches to management.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 31, 2022, 11:59p ET

Registration Deadline: September 14, 2022, 11:59p ET

Registration Fee: This fee includes all course materials, breaks and lunch.

NHMI Members:

Physician - $150

Non-Physician - $120

Early Bird (by August 31, 11:59p ET):

Physician - $200

Non-Physician - $150

Non-Member Regular Registration (after August 31, 11:59p ET):

Physician - $250

Non-Physician - $170 

Dissection Workshop Participants**: Additional $35 fee for members who are selected through the raffle

Required Materials and Equipment: No additional materials or equipment is required to participate in this educational activity or the exclusive dissection workshop. Learners are encouraged to bring an electronic device with WiFi capabilities to access digital handouts and other course materials.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds except for $25 administrative fee will be made before deadline. After deadline, fee is non-refundable. We reserve the right to cancel the meeting. Full fee will be refunded.

Speaker Handouts and Course Evaluations will be electronic and will be available to attendees. Attendees will receive an email with a link to the handouts and course evaluation. Handouts will be posted as we receive them from the speakers.

Disclosures & Commercial Supporters: It is the policy of NH Musculoskeletal Institute that faculty, course directors, and planners disclose to the audience real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity NH Musculoskeletal Institute has established policies that identify and resolve conflicts prior to this educational activity.

Register today!

Time Topics & Speakers*


MEMBERS ONLY: Cadaver Workshop: Foot/Ankle- Bryan Bean, MD




Lisfranc Injuries - Daniel Guss, MD, MBA


Achilles Tendon Ruptures - Daniel Guss, MD, MBA


Empowering Clinicians to Treat Women Who are Pregnant - Laura Lapolla, PT, MPT, FAAOMPT, OCS, CSCS


 10:10 Surgery Demonstration: Total Shoulder Arthroplasty - Gregory Soghikian, MD


Understanding the Physiological Effects of Manual Physical Therapy - Sorcha Martin, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT




The Language of Pain and Manual Therapy, How Our Descriptions Drive Our Patients Expectancies and Outcomes - Sorcha Martin, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT


The Use of NMES Soon After ACL Injury and During Rehabilitation on the Effects of Skeletal Muscle Strength at the Cellular and Whole Muscle Levels - Timothy Tourville, PhD, ATC, CSCS


Taking a History in a Patient with Chronic Pain Utilizing the Biopsychosocial Framework - Elke Schaumberg, MSPT, DPT, PhD




Mechanism Based Pain Typing and the Initial Examination of the Patient with Chronic Pain - Elke Schaumberg, MSPT, DPT, PhD


How to Guide Women Who Want to Start Exercising After Giving Birth - Laura Lapolla, PT, MPT, FAAOMPT, OCS, CSCS


The “New” Steroids - Timothy Tourville, PhD, ATC, CSCS


 Closing Remarks


*We reserve the right to change speakers and/or topics.

**The morning dissection workshop is a special feature available to NHMI members only. Because space is limited to 10 participants, interested members enter a drawing and participation is granted by random selection. Workshop participants pay an additional $35. Please note: Signing up for the drawing and/or paying membership dues does not guarantee participation in the dissection workshop.