We invite you to participate in the National Musculoskeletal and Pain Medicine Annual Meeting on May 9, 2020 in Arlington, VA. Musculoskeletal complaints and low back pain remain one of the most common reasons for patients to visit their primary care providers. More than 30% of Americans suffer from chronic pain including headaches, osteoarthritis and low back pain. The opioid epidemic remains an enormous issue in the United States, with over 45,000 deaths attributed to aberrant use of opioids in 2017 alone. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Primary Care at the forefront of musculoskeletal care.” The program will feature several national speakers on key issues including a congressional roundtable and discussion surrounding new federal recommendations on treatment of pain. Furthermore, a robust discussion of new and emerging treatments for disease and spine conditions as well as the role of physical therapy and nutrition on these disease states. We expect an audience of 250 attendees consisting of primary care physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors and other interested parties. We look forward to seeing you at this unparalleled and unique gathering!
The Inaugural National Musculoskeletal & Pain Medicine Meeting is hosted by Monument Research Institute (MRI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. MRI's mission is to support a community of researchers and healthcare providers who are committed to developing the most effective, evidence-driven, comprehensive, multi-specialty treatment for today’s public health issues. This mission will be accomplished by funding research through grantmaking, educating and providing resources for those within the field, and advocating for the community.