IaPMR Spring Conference

Des Moines, IA US
April 12, 2013

To be updated on current trends in pain management and obtain certification for the required pain management CME required by the Iowa Board of Medicine.

Target Audience

IaPMR members. This conference is only open to osteopathic and allopathic physicians.


9:30 a.m.Registration
10 a.m.

OMM Techniques for Neck and Upper Back Myofascial Pain

Jose S. Figueroa, D .O. Diplomat AOBPM&R, FAAPM&R
Assistant professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department, Des Moines University

Drew Lewis, D.O. Diplomat AOBPM&R, AAPM&R
Assistant professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department, Des Moines University

11 a.m.

Compounded Topical Creams for Pain Management

Jim Perry, R.Ph.
President, Pharmacist, District Drugs and Compounding Center LTD

12 p.m.Lunch
1 p.m.OMM Hands-On Experience in the OMM LabJose Figueroa, D.O. and Drew Lewis , D.O.
3 p.m.IaPMR Business Meeting
4 p.m.Adjourn

Dr. Figueroa and Dr. Lewis indicated no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Perry indicated he is a consultant for PCCA and is a self-managed stock holder for District Drugs and Compounding Center.


  1. Learn about causes and clinical features of Myofascial Pain.
  2. Discuss the Essential Clinical Criteria for Active TrP and the treatment options.
  3. Discuss the treatment options for ANY TrP.
  4. Learn hands on techniques via an OMT workshop on Myofascial Pain.

Dress Code

Each participant’s body must be accessible for observation. Please refrain from wearing large or sharp jewelry. No jeans please.

  • Women: Sports top or close fitting T-shirts, and shorts or sweats.
  • Men: Shorts or sweats and T-shirts.
  • All: Warm-up suits or other clothing worn over the above described attire is advised to ensure comfort between demonstrations, as temperatures may vary in the room.

Commercial Support

Educational grants were not accepted for this activity. 

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this activity for 4.0 hours of Category 1-A CME credit(s).
  • Other: Certificates of participation will be awarded for a maximum of 4.0 hours of continuing education credit.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 4.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/12/2013 - 10:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/12/2013 - 4:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Student Education Center #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 4.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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