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ACRM 94th Annual Conference Progress in Rehabilitation Research PIRR


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Offering 5 days of high-caliber educational content for Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine, the ACRM 94th Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) provides outstanding value for every member of the rehab team.



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Not-To-Miss CIRM-Specific Content

CIRM Instructional Courses

CIRM Symposia

For specific COMPLEMENTARY, INTEGRATIVE REHABILITATION MEDICINE sessions and more details (including presenters, session descriptions and schedules) see the ACRM APP and the online program.

  • #294343 – Rehabilitation with Music: What is Known and How We Collaborate As NMTs   AN, BI, CIRM
    Erin Wegener, Alika Seu, Kathleen Howland
  • #296236 – Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Research and Implementation in Different Rehabilitation Settings  CIRM, PED
    Barbara Siminovich-Blok, Carie Sumida, Herb Karpatkin, Alfonso Tramontana, Sonya Kim
  • #294142 – Integrative Medicine and Rehabilitation: A Natural Partnership  CIRM, CP, PAIN
    Eric (Rick) Leskowitz, Sonya Kim, Ariana Vora, Bridget Sheng-Fong Chin, J. Quezada-Morales, Patricia Heyn
  • #295564 – Martial Arts as Sport and Therapy  CC, CIRM
    David Burke
  • #294427 – From Silos to Synchrony: Promoting Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Integrative Cancer Rehabilitation  CAN, CIRM, CP
    Diane Radford, Jennifer Hayter, Timothy Marshall, Kathryn Cantera, Lauren Thomas, Sophia Chan, Tiffany Cheung, Ariana Vora
  • #291663 – Non-Traditional Community-Based Group Exercise for People With Parkinson’s Disease  ND, CIRM, GER
    Madeleine Hackney, Stephanie Combs-Miller
  • #292581 – Increasing Healthspan in Patients with Complex Conditions With Self-Health Empowerment and Wellness Approaches  CP, ND, CIRM
    Patricia Heyn, James Carollo, Mark Hirsch
  • #310644 – Yoga: A Practice with Special Relevance for Neurological Rehabilitation  CIRM, CP
    Anneke Bender, Marlysa Sullivan, Kelli Bethel, Lauren Tudor, Julie Huerbin
  • #304175 – Application of Complementary Medicine Approaches in Inpatient Rehabilitation: Findings From the SCI Rehab Project  CIRM, SCI
    Sally Taylor, Elaine Ooi Yan Cheung
  • #297410 – To Improve Balance in Older Adults With Tai Chi As Therapeutic Intervention  GER, CIRM
    Howe Liu, Hong Zhang
  • #294151 – The Effects and Effectiveness of Structured Physical Activity at Varying Life Stages  CIRM, ND, BI
    Sonya Kim, Susan Ronan, Janet Dolot, Allan Tyson, Bonnie Marks, Richard Traum, Shilpa Krishnan, Patricia Heyn
  • #296302 – Community Approach to Interprofessional Education Transitioning to Interprofessional Practice  CIRM, CP
    Beth Bright, Dawn LaBarbera, Kimberly Beran-Shepler, Ahmed Abdelmageed, Tricia Widenhoefer
  • #331549 – Placebo Effects in Rehabilitation Medicine: Mechanisms, Acceptability, and Clinical Applications  PAIN, CIRM
    Nkaku R. Kisaalita, LaDonna Saxon
  • #290017 – Innovative Solutions for Pain Rehabilitation  CIRM, PAIN
    Nicole Sasson, Kira Charles, Lisa Ludovici, Jason Siefferman, Sonya Kim
  • #331237 – Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT®)  CIRM
    Timothy Harrison

FOCUS AREA ABBREVIATIONS:  AN: Arts & Neuroscience  //  BI: Brain Injury  //  CAN: Cancer  //  CC: Cross-Cutting  //  CIRM: Complementary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine  //  CP: Clinical Practice  //  DI: Diagnosis Independent  //  GER: Geriatric Rehabilitation  //  INT: International  //  LR: Limb Restoration  //  MES: Measurement  //  MIL: Military/VA  //  ND: Neurodegenerative Diseases  //  NP: Neuroplasticity  //  PAIN: Pain Rehabilitation  //  PED: Pediatric Rehabilitation  //  PHY: Physicians & Clinicians  //  POL: Health Policy & Legislation  //  SCI: Spinal Cord Injury  //  ST: Stroke  //  TEC: Technology

CIRM Special Symposia

CIRM Meetings

See the complete schedule of ACRM ISIG, networking group, and task force meetings and plan to join those that best align with your interests and expertise.

  • CIRM Group Welcome Meeting // FRI 27 OCT  7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
  • CIRM Group Business Task Forces Meeting // FRI 27 OCT 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

CIRM-Related Paper Sessions

Paper sessions to be announced soon. Stay tuned to the ACRM Conference APP and the online program!

Join the ACRM Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine Group (CIRMG)

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ACRM Annual ConferenceProgress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR#2017)

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*For the latest programming info, schedule, session and faculty details, and room locations, please see the Searchable Online Program & Scheduler and/or the ACRM App.  Although significant changes are not anticipated, the schedules, sessions, and presenters posted on this website are subject to change.

*Up to 44 credit hours from Pre-Conference through end of Conference Mon – Sat 23 – 28 October. The number of credit hours available in any particular content area may be less.