Annual Conference


Your Path. Your Passion. Your Profession

Morning Track Options (Select 1)

  1. Manual Therapy Strategies to Successfully Treat Complex Patients
  2. Physical Therapy Management of Older Adults with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Afternoon Track Options (Select 1)

  1. Early Identification and Diagnosis of Axial Spondyloarthritis
  2. Orthopedic Management for Pregnancy-Related Pelvic Girdle Pain: Debunking Common Treatment Myths

Platform Presentations

  • Differential Diagnosis and Treatment for a 48-year-old Female Patient with Chronic Saphenous Neuralgi
  • Partnering for Success in the Clinic and Beyond – A Special Interest Report
  • Implementation of High Intensity Gait Training in A Patient with Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Study
  • Using a Certificate Program to Specialize in Early Intervention – A Special Interest Report
The APTA Maryland and APTA DC Premier Physical Therapy Conference is about advancing physical therapy practice by showcasing evolving, evidence-based, and innovative topics.
  • Date: November 4, 2023
  • Keynote on Current Ethical Issues in Physical Therapy. Hear from Rhea Cohn PT, DPT who is a member of the APTA Ethics and Judicial Committee on ethical issues and situations that the physical therapy profession faces today
  • Educational Credit: The APTA DC and MD Annual Conference is Approved for 7 Credit Hours by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and the DC Physical Therapy Licensing Board
  • Exhibit Hall with Vendors and Recruiters
    (Registration not needed to enter the Exhibit Hall)
  • Platform Presentations that represent scientific research or noncommercial content related to clinical practice
  • APTA Maryland Awards & Honors Presentations and Board Installations


  • 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration and Exhibit Hall Unopposed
  • 8:00-9:00 am Keynote w/ Rhea Cohn PT, DPT
  • 9:00-9:15 am Break in Exhibit Hall
  • 9:15-12:30 Morning Courses w/ Breaks in Exhibit Hall
  • 12:30-1:00 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall
  • 1:00-1:20 pm Exhibitor Introductions
  • 1:20-2:15 pm Platform Presentations
  • 2:30-4:30 pm Afternoon Courses
  • 4:45-6:00 APTAMD Awards and Honors

Fees and Registration

Early Bird Ends Sept. 8Regular Fee
Members: $75$150
Non Members: $175$225
Students: $15$20

APTADC PT/PTA Members: use your promo code to get the member rate at check out. Contact APTADC for details.

Location and Parking

Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044

Lot B or C across from the HSC and next to Little Patuxent Pkwy

Exhibitors and Sponsors