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Program Sunday October 30, 2016

16.00 - 19.00 Pre-Registration on Level 5 Foyer-Sands Grand Ball Room
17.00 - 18.30 Welcome Reception on Level 5 Foyer-Sands Grand Ball Room


Program Monday October 31, 2016

07.00 Registration
08.25 Welcome
Andry Vleeming, Dinesh Verma, Ted Dreisinger
Anatomy and biomechanics: Evidence on motor control in diagnostics and training
Moderators: Jaap van Dieën & Andry Vleeming
08.30 Introduction
Jaap van Dieën
08.35 Methods to assess control of lumbar movement
Jacek Cholewicki
08.55 Low-back pain and control of lumbar movement
Ryan Graham
09.15 Low-back pain and control of segmental lumbar movement 
Alan Breen
09.35 Low-back pain and trunk stabilization
Jaap van Dieën
09.55 Exploring differences in spinal kinematics in subgroups during functional tasks
Rebecca Hemming
10.10 Discussion
10.30 Morning Break
Pelvic girdle pain: Biomechanical and psychosocial aspects
Moderator: Britt Stuge & Annelie Gutke
11.00 Introduction
Britt Stuge
11.05 Severity and impact of pregnancy-related low back and pelvic girdle pain:
Comparisons across United States of America, United Kingdom, Norway and Sweden
Annelie Gutke
11.20 Prevalence of persistent pelvic gridle pain more than 10 years postpartum
Cecilia Bergstrom
11.35 Towards a greater understanding of mechanical dysfunction in the pelvis?
Melanie Bussey
11.50 Pelvic belt effects on sacroiliac joint pain: A combined in-silico and in-vivo approach
Niels Hammer
12.10 Exercise levels before pregnancy: Does it affect pelvic gridle pain in pregnancy?
Katrine Owe
12.25 Lunch Break
13.25 Diastasis rectus abdominus – Should we open or close the gap?
Diane Lee
13.45 The impact of persistent pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain: Women’s perspectives
Francesca Wuytack
14.05 The responsiveness of the pelvic girdle questionnaire
Britt Stuge
14.25 Discussion
14.45 Afternoon Break
Novel developments in spine surgery - In cooperation with NASS (North American Spine Society)
Moderator: Jeffrey Wang & Bengt Sturesson
15.15 Introduction
Eric Muehlbauer
15.20 The presentation, workup, management of patients with SI joint pain
Heidi Prather
15.45 The SI joint: Movement, stability, diagnostic tests and procedures leading to surgical treatment
Bengt Sturesson
16.10 Movement Break
16.15 The controversies regarding the surgical treatment of SI joint disease
Jeff Wang
16.40 Developing new technology and supporting evidence, barriers to market,
developing guidelines for appropriate use
Eric Muehlbauer
17.05 Discussion
17.20 Closure