Fall Symposium Course Information

Our 30th Annual Fall Symposium will be held in person Saturday, September 23, 2023, 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 pending approval for 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 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 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 is pending approval 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: The Event Center (2200 Southwood Dr, Nashua, NH 03063)

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 8:00a-4:00p ET. 

Target Audience and Learning Format: This live in-person 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.

Clinical Bottom Line: 

Rehab specialists (ATs, PTs, PTAs)  work with diverse patient populations, at varying stages of life and ability. Therefore theses specialists should have excellent knowledge and understanding of assessment and application of non-surgical treatments and rehabilitation protocols, to properly treat and educate various patient populations to have a positive impact on recovery, disability and return to active lifestyle.

Required Materials and Equipment: Device to access online material, handouts, sign-in and course evaluations

Difficulty Level: Advanced

Applicable Domains:

  • Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Therapeutic Intervention

Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 31, 2023, 11:59p ET

Registration Deadline: September 13, 2023, 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: Shoulder Dissection




Christopher Joyce, PT, DPT, PhD - Lumbar Pain and Rehab Implications, Part 1


Christopher Joyce, PT, DPT, PhD - Lumbar Pain and Rehab Implications, Part 2


Aimee Pascale, PhD, ATC, CSCS - Trauma Informed Care


 10:10 Surgery Demonstration: Total Ankle Replacement - Dr. Mark Michaud




Dr. Mark Michaud - Total Ankle PT Protocols


Michael Mullin, ATC, PTA, PRC - What is Manual Therapy Actually Influencing & Accomplishing?


Paul Geisler EdD, ATC- IT Band Pain/Syndrome Part 1: History and Development of the Model and Pathology




Paul Geisler, EdD, ATC- IT Band Pain/Syndrome Part 2: Updated Assessment and Treatment/Rehabs


Aimee Pascale, PhD, ATC, CSCS - Inclusivity Considerations for Patient Care: Small Changes to be an Inclusive Provider


Michael Mullin, ATC, PTA, PRC - Novel Techniques in Manual Therapy


 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.