The McKenzie Institute International, in
cooperation with North American Spine
Society, is pleased to announce the 14th
International Conference in Mechanical
Diagnosis and Therapy.
The 14th International Conference
will be held in San Francisco on September 21-24, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency
San Francisco, located on the Embar-cadero across from the famous Ferry
The conference will feature podium
presentations and panel discussions,
involving some of the world’s leading
experts in the field of musculoskeletal
diagnosis and management.
Session topics will include:
• Ensuring Optimal Care: Surgery or
• Subgrouping: Holy Grail?
• Differential Diagnosis Lumbar
Spine/Lower Extremity Symptoms
• Cutting Edge Research
• Clinical Challenges of the Cervical
• Shoulder Care and Whiplash-Asso-
• Managing the Patient
• Comorbidities, Neurodynamics and
• Changing Health Care Practices
The North American Spine Society is
accredited by the Accreditation Coun-
cil for Continuing Medical Education
(ACCME) to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
The North American Spine Society
designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the
credit commensurate with the extent of
their participation in the activity.
The American Medical Association
has determined that physicians not
licensed in the US to participate in this
CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA
Category 1 Credits™.
Target Your Management:
How to Detect and Address
Psychological Issues in People
Friday, September 22, 8:30–11: 30 am
Conducted by Tamar Pincus, PhD,
Professor in Health Psychology,
Royal Holloway University of London.
Participants will learn how to
enhance therapeutic alliance with
the patient, a crucial prerequisite
for self-treatment. After completion
of the workshop participants will
understand how to decide which
patient needs further psychological investigation or treatment
and which can be managed by the
clinician. Professor Pincus is an
outstanding speaker, educator and
researcher. Her workshop will be invaluable for all clinicians who deal
with patients in pain.
The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for
a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should
claim only the credit commensurate
with the extent of their participation
in the activity.