Friday: 1PM-5:30PM

Attendees will have the opportunity to choose one of the following 4.5 hour lab sessions on a first come, first serve basis.

Lab Sessions Include:

  • Motor Control – Paul Hodges
  • Using Neuroplasticity to Guide the Treatment of Pain – Siobhan Schabrun
  • Graded Motor Imagery – Steve Schmidt and Kory Zimney
  • Neuroplasticity: The Missing Link in Chronic Shoulder Pain? – Paul Mintken
  • Clinical Diagnosis of Focal Hand Dystonia and Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Based on Sensorimotor Retraining – Nancy Byl

Friday: 7PM-10PM

  • Conference Welcome (7-7:30 PM): Adriaan Louw – Plasticity, Pain and Hope
  • Keynote Address (7:30-8:30 PM): Paul Hodges – Pain, Plasticity and Motor Control
  • Conference Reception (8:30-10 PM)
    • All healthcare providers welcome! Reception sponsored by OPTP.

Saturday: 8AM-6PM

Attendees will have the opportunity to attend all lecture and Q&A sessions.

Keynote Lecture Sessions:

  • Neuroplasticity and Pain – Siobhan Schabrun
  • When Pain Intersects with Repetitive Use: Aberrant Sensory and Motor Neuroplasticity  as the Foundation of Focal Dystonia – Nancy Byl
  • Virtual Reality – Hunter Hoffman
  • When Pain, Stress and Depression Collide: Metaplasticity of the Protect-By-Pain System – Steve Schmidt

All Keynote speakers (including Paul Hodges – Friday Keynote) will take part in a Keynote Q&A Panel, moderated by Adriaan Louw. 

Additional Lectures:

  • The Effect of Manual Therapy and Neuroplasticity Education on Chronic Low Back Pain – Louie Puentedura
  • Pain Neuroscience Education Effect on Pain Matrix Processing in an Individual with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – Kory Zimney
  • Moving without Moving: Remapping the Low Back – Adriaan Louw
  • Immediate Effects of a Brief Mirror Therapy Intervention in Patients with Shoulder Pain and Decreased Range of Motion – Paul Mintken
  • Remapping Knees and Shoulders with Sensory Discrimination – Kevin Farrell
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Pain and Plasticity – Debbie Rico and Colleen Louw
  • Amputations, Phantom Limb Pain and Mirrors – Rebecca Vogsland and Lindsay Marth

ISPI will host a reception on Saturday evening from 7-10 PM. Invited guests include CSMT Grads, TPS Grads, ISPI Faculty and Clinical Conference Speakers.


Sunday: 8AM-12:30PM

Attendees will have the opportunity to choose one of the following 4.5 hour lab sessions on a first come, first serve basis.

Lab Sessions Include:

  • Motor Control – Paul Hodges
  • Using Neuroplasticity to Guide the Treatment of Pain – Siobhan Schabrun
  • Graded Motor Imagery – Steve Schmidt and Kory Zimney
  • Neuroplasticity: The Missing Link in Chronic Shoulder Pain? – Paul Mintken
  • Pain, Neuroplasticity and Dry Needling – Edo Zylstra