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Accreditation: This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Quebec Chapter
for up to 5.00 Mainpro-M1 hours.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 5.00 hours. This program has been reviewed and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Continuing Professional Development Committee.


November 22, 2019
8:00- 8:25 Breakfast & Registration
8:25- 8:30 Welcome Remarks
Dr. Larry Robinson & Dr. Hossein Amani (Co-Chairs)
8:30-9:00 Neuromodulation - current applications and a glimpse into the future Dr. Suneil Kalia
9:00-9:30 Treating the Patient with Persistent Neck Pain
Dr. Michael Gofeld
9:30-10:00 Treating Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Dr. Paul Tumber
10:00-10:15 25% interactive session with above speakers
10:15-10:45 Break with vendors
10:45-11:15 Updates in Treating the Patient with Stroke
Dr. Simran Basi
11:15-11:45 Managing Spasticity in Brain Disorders
Dr. Chris Boulias
11:45-12:15 Optimizing the Management of Spasticity in Spinal Cord Disorders
Dr. Anthony Burns
12:15-12:30 25% interactive session with above speakers
12:30-12:45 Grab Lunch, return to plenary for Unaccredited Education Lunch Talks
12:45-12:55 Medical Cannabis Education 101 - Arash Taghvai
12:55-13:05 Quality Standards for Medical Rehabilitation - Jill Allison
13:05-13:15 Ultrasound - Ben Friedberg
13:15-13:25 NKS Health
13:25-13:30 Quick refresh of coffee
13:30-14:00 Vertebroplasty: Evolving Role in the Management of Spinal Fractures
Dr. Elizabeth David
14:00-14:30 Best clinical practices in chronic shoulder pain – Evidence of newer non surgical treatments
Dr. Nimish Mittal
14:30-15:00 Post Traumatic Headaches

Dr. Marek Gawel
15:00-15:15 25% interactive session with above speakers
15:15 Closing Remarks
15:30 Conclude - Visit vendors on departure


The organizing committee reserves the right to cancel the Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. The liability of the Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference is limited to the registration fee. The Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline.