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SE District Event - November 4: Central Sensitization  

Earn 6 Points of Category 1 Education!

When:  Saturday, November 4, 2017

Location:  Rezac & Associates Physical Therapy 855 Citadel Drive East, CSC 80909

Presenters:  Ed Belding, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT

                    Dyanna Haley-Rezac, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS, FAAOMPT

                    Joseph Miller, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS

                    Alicia Souvignier, PT, DPT, GCS


8:00-8:30     Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:15     Central Sensitization, Neuroplasticity & Neural Dynamics Lecture - Dyanna

                    Pathology, Signs & Symptoms of CS, Optimal Recovery/Neuroplasticity and Nerve Gliding/Flossing

9:15-10:00   Wounded Warriors Lecture Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) - Alicia

10:00-10:15 BREAK

10:15-11:00 Practical application of mindfulness and breathing in PT - Ed

11:00-11:45 Cortical Remapping & Sensory Integration - Joe

11:45-12:00 Open Panel Questions

12:00-1:00   LUNCH

1:00-1:30     Practical application of mindfulness and breathing in PT Lab - Ed

1:30-2:30     Cortical Remapping and Sensory Integration Lab - Joe

2:30-3:00     BREAK

3:00-3:45     Neural Dynamics Lab - Dyanna

3:45-4:15     Open Panel Questions - Review test questions

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NE District Event - Today: The Symptomatic SI Joint, Clinical Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment

When:  May 18, 2017 , 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: Outpatient Rehabilitation Services at UC Health/Poudre Valley Hospital

1106 E. Prospect Rd., Suite 200, Fort Collins, CO  80524

Participants will need to access the building from the north entrance.  Please park in the parking lot on the north side of the building off of Lemay and NOT the surgery center parking lot off of Prospect.   

Description: The Symptomatic SI Joint, Clinical Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment -This presentation will be a 90 minute Category 1 learning opportunity.

Katharine's lecture will emphasize evidence based provocation testing for the SI joint, time to practice the techniques and time for Q and A.  This event is a great CE opportunity for new and experienced therapists alike!

Speaker: Katharine Hauge PT, DPT, OCS

Katharine Hauge PT, DPT, OCS has been practicing Physical Therapy in outpatient orthopedics for 17 years. She received her MSPT from Regis University in 1999 and her DPT from the University of St Augustine in 2013.  As well as seeing patients with many other extremity issues, she has extensive experience treating those with lumbopelvic, hip  and sacroiliac issues.

In addition to her full time solo practice at Katharine Hauge PT Corp, she is an education consultant with SI-Bone, a minimally invasive SIJ surgical procedure. She instructs neurosurgical and orthopedic practices in the differential diagnosis and provocative testing of the symptomatic SIJ. Katharine has completed over 60 events in 5 years with this company.

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2017 Bob Doctor Golf Tournament 

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Colorado National Golf Club, 2700 Vista Pkwy, Erie, CO 80516

Register Here!

Player Fees:

Individual Player: $140
Foursome: $540
Sponsors (see below)

Join your fellow physical therapists for a morning of great golf and camaraderie. Please don’t miss out … register now!

* Registration begins at 6:45 am, with shotgun start at 8:00 am.
* Lunch will be served following the tournament and is included with your play fee.
* Following the tournament there will be an awards ceremony for the winners and an awesome silent auction. The winning team will be presented with a traveling trophy to be engraved with the winning team’s name.
This tournament raises money for legislative needs and the Student Scholarship fund.

For purchase the day of the tournament: Three mulligans for $25. Three putts for the PAC (held before the tournament) are $10. Putts for the PAC support our chapter Political Action Committee.

LEVELS OF SPONSORSHIP (all levels include item in ditty bag):

  • Presenting Sponsor – $3,500, includes: 
    • Your company’s name on the traveling trophy for one year
    • Your company’s name in the title of the event, i.e., Fall Symposium “presented by your company”
    • Your logo on front of tournament flyer
    • Listing on website
    • Birdie Plus Sponsorship (see below)
  • Lunch Sponsorship – $800, includes:
    • Birdie Sponsorship (see below)
    • Recognition with company logo on all lunch tables
  • Beer Cart Sponsorship – $500, includes:
    • Birdie Sponsorship (see below)
    • Your signage on beer cart (sponsor to provide 4 signs @ 46 length x 10 high)
  • Silent Auction Sponsorship – $500, includes:
    • Birdie Sponsorship (see below)
    • Signage at the silent auction tables
    • Your company representative to announce winning bidsBirdie Plus Sponsorship – $325, includes:
    • Sign at single hole’s tee box
    • Giveaway with your logo for ditty bag
    • Recognition in program
    • Hole competition, i.e. Longest Drive, Longest Putt, Closest to Pin, Closest to Spine, etc., with announcement of winners by corporate representative.
  • Birdie Sponsorship – $250, includes:
    • Sign at single hole’s tee box
    • Giveaway with your logo for ditty bag
    • Recognition in program

Please consider donating to the silent auction!
 This year’s auction items can be viewed online before the day of the tournament. Do you have an item or service to donate to the silent auction? If so, please complete this online form.

ABOUT BOB DOCTOR, PT: Bob established the PT games to encourage camaraderie among all physical therapists. He raised funds to support the PT profession. In Bob’s honor all funds will be used to support the ongoing legislative issues and the Student Scholarship fund. It is an opportunity to have fun, network with colleagues and strengthen our community. We invite all physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and friends of the profession to support this event regardless of golf ability.


PSIG and CAReSIG Event - June 13: Get Moving, Be Awesome!

Posted: May 11, 2017 

Practical PT Strategies When Working with the Adolescent/Adult Population with Developmental Disabilities 

When: Tuesday June 13, 2017

  • Networking and happy hour 6-7 pm
  • Speaker Sarah Mann 7-8pm
  • Pediatric SIG meeting and elections 8-8:30 pm
  • Acute care SIG meeting 8-8:30pm

Where: Jacks Bar and Grill/Steamer’s Coffeehouse

Speaker: Sarah Mann PT, DPT, MBA, NSCA-CPT

  • Sarah is a DPT graduate from the University of Colorado Anschutz. She completed her training at the Sie Center for Down Syndrome with Physical Therapist Pat Winters where she developed the Adolescent and Young Adult Sports Medicine Program from 2013-2015. In 2015. Dr. Mann transitioned to private practice to better meet the needs of teenagers and adults with neurodevelopment disabilities in the community. She owns Mann Method PT and Fitness, PLLC located in Arvada, CO and enjoys physical fitness in all it's forms – especially ones that she can enjoy with her husband and two sons.

Relevance to the SIGs:

  • Pediatrics:
    • The transition from pediatric to adolescent/adult care
    • Communication strategies
    • Practical exam and eval strategies
    • Family resources for transition to adulthood
    • Acute Care:
      • Underlying medical issues and risk factors
      • Communication strategies
      • Factor to consider for a successful plan of care

**Videoconferencing will be available. Details will be emailed to those who are registered for the event through the APTA Colorado website.


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Imaging Appropriateness Research Team Needs Your Help

Posted: May 11, 2017 

Attached below is a link to an anonymous web-based survey relating to imaging decision making by physical therapists. Please take the time to complete the survey, which includes multiple case scenarios, targeted for outpatient clinicians who treat patients with musculoskeletal disorders.  If you practice in this setting, your participation is very important.  Therefore, your response is critical in helping the researchers achieve sufficient participation.  Instructions to complete the survey appear upon opening the survey link.  Because we allow only one participant per IP address, we ask that you not open the survey until you are ready to complete it in totality.

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