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of Craniofacial & Cervical Therapeutics
HomeAAOP Pre-Conference Course


April 26-29, 2018 - AAOP 42nd Scientific Meeting:

PTBCCT Pre-Conference/ Lunch and Learn Session/ Plenary Session Speaker


2018 AAOP Scientific Meeting

April 26-29, 2018

Chicago Hilton Palmer House


Conference Theme

Evidence-based Treatment for Orofacial Pain:

201 Consensus or Controversy?

Pre-Conference Course

Cesar Fernandez de las Penas PT, DO, Ph.D

“Myofascial Pain Translational Research”


Lunch and Learn Session 1   

Tim Gibbs PT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CCTT, CMTPT



Lunch and Learn Session 2

Michael Racich DDS

“Occlusion and Appliance Therapy for the TMD patient”

Plenary Session

Cesar Fernandez de las Penas PT, DO, Ph.D

“Needle Therapy for Myofascial Pain”

Plenary Session 2

Mark Bishop PT, Ph.D

“The Influence of the Upper Cervical Spine and Patient/Provider Expectations on Autonomic Nervous System Function”

Speaker Committee:

Eveline Erni, Pat Rudd, Mike Karegeannes

Examination Committee:
Jeff Mannheimer, Steve Kraus, Meralee Guhl, Corine Visscher, John Dunn,
Mike Karegeannes, Mark Strickland, Michelle Finnegan, Tim Gibbs