PTBCCT Presentations at the 44th AAOP Scientific Meeting


“Update on Health, TMD and Sleep from a Global Perspective”

May 7th– 10th, 2020

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa



Thursday-May 7th 9:00-4:00: Pre-Conference Course: How Strong is The Evidence You Use in Clinical Practice?

Corine Visscher, PT, MSc, PhD, CCTT: Speaker and Moderator for the day

Morning session: 

Lecture 1: “Critical Appraisal of Literature”

Corine Visscher, PT, MSc, PhD, CCTT


Afternoon session:

Lecture 2: “Evidence Based PT Strategies for Headache and TMD”

Hedwig Van der Meer, PT, MSc, PhD(c)


Lecture 3: “Measuring Physical and Emotional Health: The Missing Pieces for Comprehensive Pain Management”

Garrett Naze, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, PhD(c)



Saturday-May 9th 8:20-9:20 am – Plenary Session 9:

Psychosocial Assessment in Dental Practice. Corinne Visscher, PT, MSc, PhD, CCTT


12:15-1:15 pm

Lunch & Learn 3- TMD Cases: Expert Panel Discussion

Moderator: Mike Karegeannes, PT, MHSc, LAT, MTC, CFC, CCTT, CMTPT. 

Panelists: Charles Carlson, PhD, ABPP, Jeff Crandall, DDS, Shaun O’Connor, PT, DPT, CCTT


3:45-4:30pm – Plenary 16

Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making in The Management of Patients with Myofascial Pain.

Michelle Finnegan, PT, DPT, OCS, MTP, CMTPT, CCTT, FAAOMPT


The PTBCCT invites all physical therapists to meet & socialize at the hotel bar immediately after the pre-conference course from 5PM- 7PM


Speaker Committee:

Eveline Erni, Pat Rudd, Mike Karegeannes