The Disc Dynasty – Virtual Conference

MARCH 3, ONLINE Zoom Platform

In celebration of the 90-year anniversary of the classic paper: 

 Mixter W, Barr J. Rupture of the intervertebral disc with involvement of the spinal canal. N Engl J Med. 1934;211:210–215

March 3, 2024

March 3, 2024, 9:30 AM Start Time (Eastern – Toronto / New York time)

Join us virtually over zoom for 8 hours continuing education on assessing and managing patients presenting with low back pain, specifically of discogenic origin, with and without radiculopathy.

One-time rebroadcast – March 8 – 5 PM – 3 AM (Eastern) – taped from March 3 (designed for those in Eastern Hemisphere) – Must register for March 3

( all posted times are in EASTERN TIME (Toronto, New York)

9:30 AM -10:30 AM : Kathy Dooley – Anatomical review of the Disc, IVF and nerve root, with special discussion of referral patterns into the lower limb

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Varsha Kumar – Imaging Assessment of the Lumbar Spine, specifically the DISC, plain fil, CT, MRI, other

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Stuart McGill – Intervertebral Disc Mechanics, Adaptation and Resilience

1-1:30 PM LUNCH – message from Sponsor – Dynamic Disc Design – Jerome Fryer

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM: James Cox – Assessment and management of the Lumbar Spine – Consideration for Flexion-Distraction

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM: Phillip Snell – Assessment of the patient with Low Back Pain (Discogenic) with and without radiculopathy, particular attention to neuro involvement and symptom modification procedures

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Mark Erwin – The Degenerative Lumbar Disc

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Cesar Hincapié & Mark Erwin with Dana Lawrence (moderator)
– Spinal Manipulation of the patient with Discogenic pain, with and without radiculopathy? Yes or No? Evidence, clinician experience, managing patient expectations

6:00 PM Wrap up