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Rehabilitation Solutions 2016

Advanced Case Management Conference
March 10, 2016

Norris Conference Centers
CityCentre, Houston
816 Town & Country Boulevard, Suite 210
Houston, TX 77024

Rehabilitation Solutions is an advanced case management conference featuring nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field of rehabilitation. The one-day program will give you up-to-date information about current treatment techniques and research initiatives that affect persons with catastrophic injuries and illnesses. By the end of the conference, participants will be able to:

  • Review of the evidenced based best medical and surgical therapies for Parkinson’s disease.
    Mya C. Schiess, MD, FANA, - Medical and Surgical Advances in Parkinson's Disease Therapies
  • Discuss the theory and protocol associated with LSVT-LOUD, efficacy of treatment and functional impact of communication on quality of life.
    Meredith Wells, M.S., CCC-SLP, CBIS, LSVT-LOUD - LSVT-LOUD: Functional Communication Treatment
  • Discuss the theory and protocol associated with LSVT-BIG.
    Kristine Higgins, PT, NCS – LSVT-BIG
    Danielle H Melton, MD - Rehabilitation of Amputations and Limb Salvage
  • Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Care of Individuals with Concussive and Post-Concussive Disorders
    Sunil Kothari, MD & Marissa Lyon, PT, DPT
  • Discuss Intrathecal Baclofen (ITB) therapy as a treatment option for spasticity management.
    Lalita Thompson, MSN, CRRN, - Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy: A Spasticity Management Treatment Modality


8 – 8:30 a.m.Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:35 a.m.Welcome
8:35 – 9:35 a.m.Medical and Surgical Advances in Parkinson's Disease Therapies
9:35 – 10:35 a.m.LSVT-LOUD: Functional Communication Treatment & LSVT-BIG
10:35 – 10:50 a.m.Break and Exhibits
10:50 – 11:50 a.m.Rehabilitation of Amputations and Limb Salvage
11:50 – 12:50 p.m.Lunch, Updates and Exhibits
12:50 – 1:50 p.m.Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy: A Spasticity Management Treatment Modality
1:50 – 2:50 p.m.Concussion
2:50 – 3:05 p.m.Break and Exhibits
3:05 – 4:05 p.m.Vestibular Rehabilitation
4:05 – 4:15 p.m.Closing, Door Prizes and Evaluations


Mya C. Schiess, MD, FANA

Adriana Blood Distinguished Chair in Neurology Professor of Neurology, Vice Chair Director of Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases UT MOVE Clinics and Fellowship Training Program
UTHMS, Neurology

Meredith Wells, M.S., CCC-SLP, CBIS, LSVT-LOUD

Speech-Language Pathologist III
Clinical Coordinator
TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Sugar Land

Kristine Higgins, PT, NCS

Physical Therapist III
TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult and Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation at the Kirby Glen Center

Danielle H Melton, MD

Director of the TIRR Memorial Hermann Limb Loss Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics, University of Texas UTHealth Chairman of UT
Continuing Medical Education Past Chair, Amputee Coalition Scientific Medical Advisory Committee

Lalita Thompson, MSN, CRRN

Nurse Coordinator for Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Program
TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Medical Clinic

Sunil Kothari, M.D.

Medical Director, Disorders of Consciousness Program
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine

Marissa Lyon, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist II
TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult and Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation at the Kirby Glen Center

Who Should Attend

Case managers, nurses, social workers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, disability management specialists


Each class is valid for 6.0 hours for R.N., CCM, S.W., CRCC and CDMS, pending application approval.


This activity provides 6.0 contact hours for the nurse. Memorial Hermann Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


"The TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Solutions Conference remains one of the highlights of continuing education for case managers. It is well-organized, professional, and continues to provide topics that are engaging and educational."

- Rehabilitation Solutions 2015 attendee

TIRR Memorial Hermann thanks the following sponsors:

Gold Sponsor

Holmes Prosthetics

Registration Information

If paying by check, make checks payable to: TIRR Memorial Hermann

Mail the form and check to:

TIRR Memorial Hermann
Attn: Susan Thomas, Marketing Department
1333 Moursund Street
Houston, TX 77030

Last day to register is March 3, 2016. . If for any reason we receive your registration after March 3, 2016, the cost to attend will be $125. Space is limited and registrations will be accepted in the order received.
If you cancel before February 22, 2016, your fee will be returned.

For questions, please call (713) 797-7229 .

If you will be staying overnight, we suggest:
Hotel Sorella CityCentre
800 Sorella Court (713) 973-1600
Marriott Courtyard Houston I-10/Energy Corridor
12401 Katy Freeway (281) 496-9090

Self-parking at the conference is free.