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December 2, 2017

Saturday: 12:30pm - 6:30pm (ET)
Clock hours: 6.0

Registration opens at 12:00pm. 
Please plan to arrive at the conference room no later than 12:15pm to help us ensure an on-time start.

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Mt. Lookout Chiropractic & Sports Injury Center 
455 Delta Avenue, Suite 1
Cincinnati, OH 45226

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Fees (U.S. Funds)

Late fee applies 7-days or less prior to program date.

$150 recent graduate (within 1 year post graduation)

Students (enrolled in Doctorate / Professional Program)

Cancellation Fee: $35.00 
(written notification required)
Note:  Tuition is non-refundable or transferable if notice is receved on the dates of the program or thereafter.


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MPI Masters Series: 
'World of Hurt' - Pain Mechanism Classification System
Cincinnati, OH
Tom Lotus, DC 

This introductory lecture will cover information critical to the assessment and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal pain.  This lecture introduces the concepts to classify and address pain as it relates to the peripheral and central nervous systems.  The Pain Mechanism Classification System will be discussed with goals of teaching the attendees how to classify and sub-classify each mechanism of pain and an introduction to its integration into clinical practice.  This lecture will also cover subgrouping methods that address musculoskeletal pain throughout the continuum from acute, subacute and chronic stages covering chemical, structural, mechanical, cognitive, emotional, psychological and cortical mechanisms.  Patient rated outcome measures, psychometric tools and intervention strategies will be outlined.

By the end of the program, the attendee will be able to understand (at an introductory level):

  1. The basis of a Pain Mechanism Classification System 
  2. Nociceptive Inflammatory: Mechanical and Chemical Pain
  3. Nociceptive Ischemic Pain
  4. Peripheral Neurogenic Pain 
  5. Central Sensitivity Pain 
  6. Affective Pain: Conscious vs Unconscious 
  7. Autonomic/Motor Pain and the classification of Peripheral Mediated Pain 
  8. Outcome measures and baselines
  9. How to incorporate the appropriate treatment strategies for each subgroup 

Equipment Required
Please bring a portable table and a speeder (toggle) board to the program (if available) 

*Continuing Education (CE) credit
CE credit is typically applied for in the state/province of the program & other select states/provinces. Please inquire at (630) 889-6622 or if this program is approved for CE credit in your state or province. Always register a minimum of 2 weeks before your state's or province's CE application deadline (if it is not the state/province of the program) and email of your request. If you do not notify us of your CE request with enough lead time before the CE application deadline, there is no guarantee we can obtain CE credit in your state/province for the program. An additional fee may apply depending on the amount of your state's or province's CE application fee.

Additional Information
Every attempt is made to offer this program as publicized. However, MPI reserves the right to adjust program dates, location, times, topic(s), instructor, tuition, etc. in order to accommodate for unexpected occurrences and to cancel due to insufficient enrollment. We will only notify advanced registrants of any cancellation or program change(s). MPI is not responsible for any expense incurred by registrants due to adjustments or cancellations (we recommend that you do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets, hotel rooms and/or rental cars associated with MPI programs). A $35 processing fee will be charged per program for any tuition refund request when the registrant provides written notice of cancellation to at least one (1) day prior to the program start date. Tuition is non-refundable or transferable if notice is received on the dates of the program or thereafter. All registrants assume personal responsibility for their personal safety and welfare, while participating in MPI programs. MPI makes no representation either directly or indirectly that the substantive matter being presented is approved or within respective scope of licensing.