Fall Symposium Course Information

Our 26th Fall Symposium will be held September 28, 2019, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown in Manchester, NH.

Looking for Symposium Handouts from past meetings? Contact Sandy (sandy@nhmi.net) for the direct-access URLs.



Course Information

Description: Timely, informative clinical updates for physical therapy, athletic training and other musculoskeletal professionals. Six contact hours and 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Credit Statements:

NH Musculoskeletal Institute is accredited by the New Hampshire Medical Society Council on Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the NH Musculoskeletal Institute. NH Musculoskeletal Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of his/her participation in the activity.

NH Musculoskeletal Institute (BOC AP#: P966) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic TrainersThis program is eligible for a maximum of 6 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

This program has been approved for six (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: DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown, Manchester, NH

When: The 2019 meeting is scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 8:00a-4:00p EDT.

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.

Click Here to View Learning Objectives for Each Presentation (231 KB)

Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 31, 2019, 11:59p EDT

Registration Deadline: September 18, 2019, 11:59p EDT

Registration Fee: This fee includes all course materials, parking in the attached parking garage, breaks and lunch.

NHMI Members and Early Birds (by August 31, 11:59p EDT): $185

Non-Members (after August 31, 11:59p EDT):$210

Certified Student Registration (space limited): $125

Non-Certified Student Registration (space limited): $50

Dissection Workshop Participants**: Additional $25 fee

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: Click Here to View Disclosure Information for All Individuals in Control of Content (Speakers, Directors, and Planners)

Sponsors: Click Here to View Sponsor Information

Brochure: Click Here to View Brochure (Please see revised schedule below)

Register today!

Time Topics & Speakers*



Cadaver Workshop: Knee - James Vailas




Hip and Knee Updates


Rehabilitation of Patients with Acetabular Labral Tear Managed Non-Operatively - Dawn Rogers


Post-Operative Rehabilitation of Patients S/P Hip Arthroscopy - Dawn Rogers


Gluteus Medius and Minimus Rehab Protocol After Repair - Brian Busconi


Rehabilitation of Gluteal Tendinopathy - Dawn Rogers


Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries - Joshua Baumfeld


Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction - Brian Busconi


Panel Discussion: Q&A




Shoulder Updates


Superior Capsular Reconstruction Procedures and Outcomes - Joshua Baumfeld


Rehabilitation Following Superior Capsular Reconstruction - Paul Ghostlaw


Functional Return to Play Guidelines After Anterior Bankart Repair - Brian Busconi


Panel Discussion: Q&A 




 Foot and Ankle Updates


Freeing the Foot: Enhancing Lower Extremity Rehabilitation Strategies Through the Foot Core System - Patrick McKeon


The ACL of the Ankle, Part I: What’s the problem? - Jennifer McKeon


Perceptual Interdependence: A New Framework for Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation - Patrick McKeon


The ACL of the Ankle, Part II: What next? - Jennifer McKeon




Surgery Demonstration: Ankle Instability - Marc Michaud


 Panel Discussion: Q&A


Cervical Updates


Cervicothoracic Differentiation and Thoracic Manipulation for Neck Pain - Brian Swanson


Cervicogenic Headache - Brian Swanson


Rehabilitation S/P Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion - Brian Swanson




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 $25. Please note: Signing up for the drawing and/or paying membership dues does not guarantee participation in the dissection workshop.