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Join us for the MPTA 2018 Fall Conference at the University of Missouri - Columbia!

When: Saturday, October 13th
7:00 AM
Where: University of Missouri - Columbia
Clark Hall
701 S. 5th Street
Columbia, MO 
United States
Contact: Carol Kemna

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Course Handouts


Handout: Imaging



Handouts: Combining Manual Therapy & Motor Skill Training to Optimize Movement & Function

Schedule: Combining Manual Therapy & Motor Skill Training to Optimize Movement & Function


Condon: Concussion Management


Deck: Skeletal Muscle as an Endocrine Organ




Printable Registration Form


Course & Speaker Catalogue


 Register TODAY for the 2018 FALL CONFERENCE!


One Day Only


Choose from 2 Course Tracks and

Earn 8 contact hours of CE


HOSTED BY: MU Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions and Missouri Physical Therapy Association.


Lodging Information:  A small block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia (at the University of Missouri). Hotel Address: 1225 Fellow's Place Boulevard, Columbia, MO, conveniently located near the intersection of Stadium Blvd and College Ave about a mile from Clark Hall. Please make your reservation before Sept. 12. Rooms are $129.00/night.  Call today for your reservation:  (573) 214-2222 or go to:

Other area hotels: Holiday Inn Executive Center, located at I-70 and Stadium Blvd (near Mall), (573) 203-8178

Drury Plaza Hotel, located at I-70 and US-63, (573) 441-0090

Parking Information: Please note that free parking is available in WG 11 OR in WG 16 near Clark Hall. Lunch will be served in the Courtyard/Lobby.




Saturday – October 13, 2018


7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.               Continental Breakfast and Registration – Atrium Area – Clark Hall


8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.            Concurrent Sessions – see schedule.


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.            Lunch (on your own) and MSSIG Walk


1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Concurrent Sessions – see schedule.



6th Floor Classroom

6th Floor Lab





Skeletal Muscle as an Endocrine Organ: Practical Blood Flow Restriction Applications –Chris Deck, PT, MA, MBA



Integrating diagnostic imaging across physical therapy disciplines: A Selection of Case Reports – Jeff Bridges, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC



Combining manual therapy and motor skill training to optimize movement and function: a lab-based courseDave Candy, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, FAAOMPT

(Continues after lunch)





Participate in the MSSIG Fitness Walk after lunch! This short stroll around the beautiful MU campus will feel great after lunch and allow you to support the Physical Therapy students in the state. The walk is only $10 (or $15 if you sign up the day of the event.)




Concussion Management: A Team Approach – Bill Condon, PT, MPT; Maria Davenport, MPT, LSVT-BIG Certified; Jamie Johnson, MA L/CCC-SLP, BCS-S; Claude Lamoureux, PT, DPT, NCS

(Continued from morning session)

Combining manual therapy and motor skill training to optimize movement and function: a lab-based course – Dave Candy, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, FAAOMPT





You can take part in the MPTA Fall Conference AND take part in our special PT Day of Service project to assist



True North is an emergency shelter in Columbia, MO that provides a safe place for victims of domestic and sexual violence fleeing from their abuser. They provide a statewide hotline, referral information, emotional support and safety planning twenty-four hours a day, three hundred and sixty-five days a year.


Additional resident services include:

crisis intervention   counseling  case management

life skills   children’s programs support groups


How can you take part in this service project?  When you come to the Fall Conference, just bring along an item listed on the shelter’s “wish list” located on the conference registration form or by clicking here Note that personal care items must be new/unopened, and kitchen items must be new or gently used. Clothing donations are NOT accepted as they partner with a resale shop.  The items will be delivered to the shelter by MPTA members in the Columbia area. You can check out their website at








Local PTs and PTAs are gathering to network and celebrate our profession!

Come to Shiloh Bar and Grill - 402 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO

Friday, October 12th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.


$50 for PTs and PTAs to attend

$20 for Students to attend


Start the conference early and have a blast with your fellow PT professionals and support our PAC!

Registration for the Fall Conference is not required to attend.


Contributions to the PAC are used for political purposes and are not tax deductible.





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