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Spasticity Workshop : The Use of Neurotoxins in the Management of Spasticity

  • 21 Oct 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • NYU Langone Medical Center 550 First Avenue, Skirball Institute, 4th Floor Seminar Room, New York, NY, 10016
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NYSPM&R and Allergan Present

Spasticity Workshop: The Use of Neurotoxins in the Management of Spasticity

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

09:00am - 12:00pm  (Registration opens at 8:30 am)

Course Directors: Leroy Lindsay, MD 

Workshop Committee Chairs:  Leroy Lindsay, MD and Nick Beatty, DO

Resident Committee Members:  Naomi Kaplan, BS, MBBS and Yonghoon Lee, DO

Site Coordinator:  Teresa Bianchi, DO

Course Faculty: Leroy Lindsay, MD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Lindsay received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College. He obtained his M.D. from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers-NJMS/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, finishing his training in 2014. After his residency, he completed a fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine and Neurorehabilitation at Georgetown University/MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.

Site Coordinator: Theresa Bianci, MD

LOCATION:  NYU Langone Medical Center

550 First Avenue, Skirball Institute, 4th Floor Seminar Room, New York, NY, 10016

(Upon entering the lobby, take a left toward the Skirball Institute and take elevator up to 3rd floor. Signs will direct you from the 3rd floor.)

TARGET AUDIENCEThis is a hands-on spasticity management course focusing on the injection of neurotoxins for the treatment of spasticity techniques. It is designed for beginner to intermediate level attending physicians, residents and fellows. 


OBJECTIVESThe workshop objectives include:

- Review the anatomy and physiology behind spasticity as it presents in a wide range of conditions

- Describe the clinical features of spasticity and how to recognize candidates for chemical neurolysis

- Describe the mechanism by which neurotoxins work 

- Learn to properly dose and reconstite toxin

- Review proper injection techniques and common pitfalls 


Course Agenda

  • ·         8:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration & Breakfast*
  • ·         9:00 am – 9:45 am: Lecture by Dr. Lindsay
  • ·         9:45 am - 11:45 am: Hands on Workshop
  • ·         11:45am - 12:00 pm: Q&A, Wrap-Up, and Discussion
* Breakfast courtesy of Allergan

COST: $30 (for active NYSPMR members) and $150 (for non-members).

REGISTRATION: Go to: https://newyorksocietyofpmr.wildapricot.org/event-2692891

 Sign-up early to reserve a spot! 

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ATTENDEES: 20

Non-members may receive the discounted workshop rate by selecting “Join Us” and becoming a NYSPMR member prior to registering. 

**** Parking (not included) is available on 530 First Avenue (under NYU Langone Medical Center near 30th St) or 400 East 34th Street (entrance to the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine). 

***NYU Langone is accessible by the M15 bus or by 6 train to 33rd St. & Park Ave.

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