September 17-18, 2022 Clearwater, FL

Diagnostics and Treatment Combined:
Clinical Reasoning for Lumbar Spine & Lower Extremity Pathology

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Learn the latest research in EMG and MSK Ultrasound clinical applications for Lumbar Spine & Lower Extremities. Discover clinical correlations & patient management based on testing outcomes. Find out about the clinical competencies of EMG & MSK Ultrasound.

When

September 17th & 18th, 2022

Where

Clearwater, Florida

CEUs

18 Contact Hours

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Agenda Timeline

All times are EST (Eastern Standard Time)

TimeTopics - Saturday 17th Sept, 2022Rooms
7:00 – 8:00Breakfast BuffetBeach/Gulf A
7:00 – 8:15Registration
Lobby 2
8:20 – 9:40Opening Ceremonies


  • Welcome | Dr. Mohini Rawat; Co-founder and President, American Academy of MSK Ultrasound & Dr. Konstantine Rizopoulos; Co-founder, Hands-On Companies

  • HODS Opening | Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos; Co-founder, Hands-On Companies

  • Remarks from Professional Organizations | TBA

  • Keynote Address | Dr. Bart McDonald; Founder, Superior Physical Therapy and Diagnostics

Beach/Gulf Room
9:40 – 10:10Break – Networking & Exhibit Hall
10:15 – 12:00Lower Limb Pathology: The Role of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Patient Management


  • The state of ultrasonography and its future | Mohini Rawat, DPT, ECS, OCS, RMSK

  • Peroneal Split Tendon Tears Benefits of Early Identification | Jon Goodman, DPT

  • Building your MSKUS referral base through results | Kelly Chick Comstock, PT, CST, CBIS

Beach/Gulf Room
12:00 – 1:30Lunch on your own – Networking & Exhibit Hall & VIP lunches
1:30 – 3:00Lower Limb Pathology: The Role of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Patient Management Continues


  • Ultrasound Recording of Accessory Ossicles and Muscles of the Lower Extremity: Normal Anatomical Variants Mistaken for Pathological Musculoskeletal Conditions | Andrea R. Cahoon, PT, DPT, CLT, RMSK, Cert DN., Cert FMT.

  • Ultrasonography in Achilles Tendon Pathology and Treatment | Beth Carr, PT, DPT

Beach/Gulf Room
3:00 – 3:30Break – Networking & Exhibit Hall (Refreshments Served)
3:30 – 5:30Clinical Demonstrations


  • MSK Ultrasound Demonstrations | Dr. Mohini Rawat; Co-founder and President, American Academy of MSK Ultrasound


    • Hip Joint Demonstration

    • Knee Joint Demonstration

    • Ankle & Foot Joints Demonstration

    • Neuro Ultrasound Demonstration


  • Questions / Answers / End off

5:30 – 7:00Guest intermission before Awards Dinner
7:00 – 10:00Awards Dinner


  • Live Entertainment

  • Sponsor Presentations

  • Practice of The Year Award

  • Electromyography & Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Graduates

  • Business Advisory Board Recognition

  • Acknowledgement Awards

  • HODS Approved Diagnostics Center Awards

Beach/Gulf Room
TimeTopics - Sunday 18th Sept, 2022Rooms
7:00 – 8:00Breakfast BuffetBeach/Gulf A
7:00 – 8:00Registration
Lobby 2
8:00 – 10:00Lower Limb Pathology: The Role of Electrodiagnosis in Patient Management


  • Welcome | Dr. John Lugo; HODS & AACE Senior Associate

  • ZOOM - Introduction to EMG/NCS Evaluation of the Lower Extremity | Dr. Greg Ernst; Director of EMG Residency Pathway & Senior Faculty

  • The Planning of the Electrodiagnostic Examination of the Lower Extremity | Dr. Rick McKibben; Senior Mentor, Hands-On Diagnostics

  • Electrodiagnosis of Focal Mononeuropathies of the Foot | Dr. Mark Brooks; Director of EMG Original Pathway & Senior Faculty

Beach/Gulf Room
10:00 – 10:30Break – Networking & Exhibit Hall
10:30 – 12:30Lower Limb Pathology: The Role of Electrodiagnosis in Patient Management Continues


  • Electrodiagnostic Approach to Lumbar Radiculopathy | Dr. John Lugo; HODS & AACE Senior Associate

  • Treatment of Lumbar Radiculopathy using Data of ENMG Evaluation | Dr. Daniel Neff; Founder, Neff Physical Therapy and Diagnostics

  • ZOOM - Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Polyneuropathy | Dr. Filipp Filippopulos; Neurologist, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

  • Treatment of Common Entrapment Neuropathies of the Lower Extremity using Data of ENMG Evaluation | Dr. Jennifer Hauskey; Owner, Catalyst Physical Therapy and Diagnostics & Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos; Co-founder, Hands-On Companies

Beach/Gulf Room
12:30 – 2:00Lunch on your own – Networking & Exhibit Hall
2:00 – 3:15Lower Limb Pathology: The Role of Electrodiagnosis in Patient Management Continues


  • Clinical Utility of SSEP Testing | Dr. Emily Vandervort; Neurodiagnostic Specialist, Hands-On EMG Testing & AACE Mentor

  • Electrodiagnostic Approach to Peroneal Mononeuropathy | Dr. Scott McCauley; Neurodiagnostic Specialist, Wellness Solutions & AACE Mentor

  • Panel Discussion: The Journey to Electrodiagnostic Practice | Dr. Tracy Norvell; ECS, Hands-On Diagnostics Mentor | Dr. Skye Grayson; Founder, NCEPT Physical Therapy and Diagnostics | Dr. Jennifer Hauskey; Owner, Catalyst Physical Therapy and Diagnostics | Dr. Joe McGilvrey; Founder, Apex Physical Therapy and Diagnostics | Moderator: Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos; Co-founder, Hands-On Companies

Beach/Gulf Room
3:15 – 3:30Break – Networking & Exhibit Hall (Refreshments Served)
3:30 – 5:00Clinical Demonstration


  • Patient Demonstration and Clinical Reasoning of EMG/NCS of the Lower Extremity | Dr. John Lugo; HODS & AACE Senior Associate

Beach/Gulf Room
5:00 – 5:30Closing CeremoniesBeach/Gulf Room
Who’s speaking

Meet the Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Bart McDonald, Founder, Superior Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos

Co-founder, Hands-On Companies
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Dr. Konstantine Rizopoulos

Co-founder, Hands-On Companies
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Dr. Mohini Rawat

Co-founder and President, American Academy of MSK Ultrasound
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Dr. Mark Brooks

Director of EMG Original Pathway & Senior Faculty
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Dr. Greg Ernst

Director of EMG Residency Pathway & Senior Faculty
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Dr. Rick McKibben

Senior Mentor, Hands-On Diagnostics
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Dr. John Lugo

HODS & AACE Senior Associate
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Dr. Emily Vandervort

Neurodiagnostic Specialist, Hands-On EMG Testing & AACE Mentor
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Dr. Daniel Neff

Founder, Neff Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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Dr. Jennifer Hauskey

Owner, Catalyst Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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Dr. Joe McGilvrey

Founder, Apex Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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Dr. Skye Grayson

Founder, NCEPT Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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Dr. Filipp Filippopulos

Neurologist, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
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Dr. Scott McCauley

Neurodiagnostic Specialist, Wellness Solutions & AACE Mentor
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Kelly Chick Comstock

PT, CST, CBIS
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Dr. Andrea R. Cahoon

PT, DPT, CLT, RMSK, Cert DN., Cert FMT.
Dr. Tracy Norvell

Dr. Tracy Norvell

ECS, Hands-On Diagnostics Mentor
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Dr. Beth Carr

PT, DPT
The HODS Business Advisory Board

Meet HODS-BAB

Executive Committee

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Nathan Shields - President

Owner and CEO, Rise Diagnostics
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Jeanine R. McLellan - VP

CEO, Northern Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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Harry Koster - Secretary

Owner, Spine & Rehab Specialists

Advocacy Committee

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Bart McDonald - Director

Founder, Superior Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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Christina Panetta - Member

Founder, Panetta Physical Therapy and Diagnostics

Reimbursement Committee

Debra Fragala-Pories

Debra Fragala-Pories - Director

Managing Director, Active Fitness & Physical Therapy
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Roy Adams - Member

Owner, Adams Physical Therapy and Diagnostics
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2-Day Event (17-18 Sept.) Includes:
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Awards Dinner
Exhibit Hall
Clinical Track Recording

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