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



Pre-Conference: Thursday-May 7th, 9:00-4:00

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)

Plenary Session 9: Saturday-May 9th 8:15-9:00 am

Psychosocial Assessment in Dental Practice.

Corinne Visscher, PT, MSc, PhD, CCTT


Plenary Session 13: Saturday-May 9th, 11:30-12:15pm

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

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


Lunch & Learn 4: Saturday-May 9th, 12:15-1:30 pm

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


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


Speaker Committee:

Eveline Erni, Pat Rudd, Mike Karegeannes