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Pain management pioneer, David Simons, MD, once commented that Myofascial Trigger Points are unbelievably common yet commonly overlooked.
For more than 25 years the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists (NAMTPT) has been the only organization dedicated to representing professionals whose primary training is focused on the identification and treatment of myofascial pain and dysfunction. But, all pain practitioners, manual therapists included, can learn from the experts in the field at the annual NAMTPT conference this week in Boston.
2010 Annual Conference
National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists
Wednesday, June 23rd to Sunday, June 27th
“Eliminating Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction; Many Techniques, Same Goal”
The country’s experts in pain due to Myofascial Trigger Points and muscular dysfunction are hosting their Annual Conference in the Chicago suburbs and we would like to personally invite you to participate. Learn from and exchange ideas with these hands-on practitioners, many of whom are Nationally Board Certied in Trigger Point
Therapy and who own pain elimination clinics all over the country.
Innovative lecture topics highlighting what is new and exciting in the field of muscular pain, presented by members of the National Association of Trigger Point Therapists.
Be the rst to learn the exciting techniques outlined in their new book “Trigger Point Self-Help for Low Back Pain”, as Sharon Sauer and Mary Biancalana take the group though hands-on practice. Also hear from expert medical professionals in the eld of myofascial pain and dysfunction including Dr Bernard Filner, the Key Note Speaker, Dr Angelique Mizera, Dr David Miller, and Erica Bourne RN, National Association President. This conference will have lots of opportunities for participation and hands-on learning as well as movement, self-care and fun exercise sessions.
Many vendor / product companies support the NAMTPT, so there will be lots of free product samples, opportunities to feel and test out items like Gebauer’s Spray and Stretch, Microlight Cold Lasers, Pressure Positive Backnobbers and various self-care tools, Myofascial Release Balls from FitBall, USA, Trigger Point Pillows TM, from Mother Earth, therapeutic water bags from Fomentek, and the most comfortable foot inserts from Posture Dynamics.
Your full conference registration INCLUDES: 23 NCBTMB Approved CEUs, a Networking reception and hot appetizers, (3) Hot, Healthy and Hearty Lunches (2) Evening events; a outdoor BBQ and a Gala Sit-down Dinner with a live orchestra for dancing on Saturday night! **We are encouraging you to become a Member of the NAMTPT so you can enjoy the many benets of membership, including reduced price on conference registration, $50 o ABMP membership, $50 o liability insurance,
10% o Pressure Positive tools, and a JBMT Magazine subscription.
Cost: $350 for early bird members rate.(see website for other pricing)
Single day registration is also available for up to 7 NCBTMB Approved CEU’s for each day attended.
If you are dedicated to eliminating pain, this is an event that you cannot aord to miss!
For the full schedule of events, speakers and topics go to the association website below.
Guests are welcome, and information on guest food costs and for the Gala dinner dance tickets go to:
Questions or to receive email information about the conference including registration information, email firstname.lastname@example.org with “2010 Conference” in subject line.
Meet Mary Biancalana and Sharon Sauer authors of “Trigger Point Self-help for Low Back Pain” due out in April 2010.
“This book does modern medicine a great service by beginning to ll the enormous chasm of missing literature on low back pain. The skilled authors emphasize its cause and illustrate eective treatments. The book is organized with eloquent headings and presented eectively for the primary reader, the patient.”
—David G. Simons, MD, associate voluntary professor at Emory University and coauthor of The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook
Conference Location:Chicago Hilton / Indian Lakes Resort
250 W Schick Road Bloomingdale, Illinois
Special conference participant pricing on hotel rooms. Mention you are with our conference or click on the hotel link at
NCBTMB Approved CEU’s Provided by Conference Co-sponsor
MYO Trigger Point Seminars, Chicago www.myopain.com