2021 Annual Conference

April 24-25th, 2021
Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, WV
12.5 hours of continuing education

Motor Control and Learning: Applications to Physical Therapy Practice

Mark Lester, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University

Preparing for the COVID-19 Rehab Wave: Learn to Surf, not Drown

Anne K. Swisher, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Professor and Director of Scholarship for the WVU Division of Physical Therapy

Kari DiVito, PT, DPT

2018 graduate of WVU and currently employed at WVUMedicine’s Ruby Memorial Hospital

Cheryl Brandmeir, PT, MPT

Assistant Professor for the WVU Division of Physical Therapy

2021 Conference Resources

Research Poster Schedule

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Research Poster Slides

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Saturday Resources

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Sunday Resources

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Previous Conferences


April 25-26

Gait and Balance Assessments – Why it is important to have a “spring in your step” whether you are 5 or 75

Christopher Neville, PT, PhD

Associate Professor, Upstate Medical University

Department of PT Education, Orthopaedic Surgery and Physiology, Director of Upstate Motion Analysis Lab and Concussion Research Program


April 27-28

Mechanism-Based Approach to Physical Therapy Pain Management

Kathleen A. Sluka, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Neurology of Pain Laboratory, University of Iowa


April 23-22

Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Implications for the Physical Therapist

Anne Mucha, PT, DPT, MS, NCS

Coordinator of Vestibular Rehabilitation, Sports Concussion Clinic & Centers for Rehab Services at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


April 21-23

Contemporary Approaches to Treatment of the Cervical Spine


Division of Physical Therapy, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University


Contemporary Approaches to Foot and Ankle: Why do you move this way?

Steve Reischl, PT, DPT, OCS

Reischl Physical Therapy, Inc. Long Beach, California