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Burnsville, MN 55337

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Shaw Bronner, PhD, PT, OCS | Director of Physical Therapy at Alvin Ailey

Laurel Keen | Director of the School at TU Dance


Saturday 9/23/17 7:30 AM – 5 PM

7:50-8:00 Introduction Dr. Brad Moser

8:00-8:30 This is Dance Medicine- Maryann Johnson, PT

8:30-9:00 The Dancer Foot and Ankle – Dr. Chris Coetzee

9:00-9:30 Imaging the Dancer’s Foot- Dr. Hollis Fritts

9:30-10:00 Stress Fractures Causes and Care- Dr. Brad Moser

10:00-10:15 BREAK

10:15-11:00 Breakout Session

  1. Foot and Ankle Mobilization- Jennifer Martin, DPT
  2. Understanding Alignment From The Ground Up- Megin Sabo John, DPT
  3. Balance and Proprioception- Ashley Takekawa, DPT

11:00-11:15 BREAK

11:15-12:00 Breakout Session

  1. Nutritional Concepts for Dancing Healthy- Val Schonberg, RD, CSSD, LD, NCMP
  2. Strengthening Foot and Ankle -Cari Riis Stemmler, PMA-CPT
  3. Postural concerns affecting the dancer’s foot/Correct technique of pointing the dancer’s foot- Maryann Johnson, PT/Annette

12:00-1:00 Lunch provided by MDMF

1:00 -1:30 Foot and Ankle Evaluation- Meredith Butulis, DPT

1:30-2:00 Managing Labral Tears in the Dancer- Jonathan Reynolds, DPT

2:00-2:15 BREAK

2:15-3:00 Breakout Session

  1. Kinesiotaping- Cari Riis Stemmler, PMA-CPT
  2. Pointe Shoes- What are they/technique and readiness- Anna Porter, DPT
  3. Plyometrics for Dancers- Meredith Butulis, DPT

3:00-3:15 BREAK

3:15-4:15 Keynote:

The foot and ankle in modern dancers: unique or different from ballet? Shaw Bronner, PhD, PT, OCS

4:15-5:00 Dance Performance

5:10 Reception

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and the Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Early Registration until 7/15/17 | PT, ATC, etc $215 | MD, DC $335

General Registration | PT, ATC, etc $265 | MD, DC $385

Student, Resident, Fellow $25 | Group Discounts available for all professions

Wine and Cheese Recpetion $15

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