Military Healthcare West: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

IDGA Editor

Military Healthcare West: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

Enhancing and Innovating Care for a New Generation of Wounded Warriors

New York, New York October 18, 2013 –The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announces the Military Healthcare West: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Conference scheduled for December 9-12, in San Diego, CA. View the program at

Members from Government and private sector will convene this December to offer an unparalleled chance to interact with rehabilitation leaders from the military and civilian world and share best practices to take home and utilize at your medical center.

High profile speakers such as: Dr. Alice B. Aiken, Director, Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Andrea L. Behrman, PhD, PT, FAPTA Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Director, Pediatric NeuroRecovery Program Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, CDR Steve Hanling, Navy Pain Management Specialty Leader, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Eric Harness, Co-Founder/Director of Research and Development Project, Walk Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center, Jacqueline Warmuth, Vice President of Clinical Development, Sitrin Health Care Center, and many more will share best practices and explore potential paths to analyze the future of physical therapy and rehabilitation.

2013 Sessions will cover:

· Developing a TBI Network of Care

· Interactive TBI Clinic

· Latest TBI Research and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

· A Wounded Warrior Panel

· Revolutionizing Prosthetics

· The Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network: Standardized Activity based Therapy, Outcomes, and Program Evaluation

Complimentary Resource Articles and Interviews

· Combat Stress Injuries the Natural Consequences of War Zone Deployment

· Prosthetics That Feel: New Research Bringing us Closer to a Modern Miracle

· Out of the Fire: Into the Fight – Warrior Transition Battalion

· US Aims To Improve Care of Military Casualties

· Visualizing the Invisible Wounds of War: mTBI & PTSD

To access the full agenda or to register for the Military Healthcare West Conference visit

The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense through live conferences and events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power from military, government, and defense industries.

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