Schedule

Each day's talks are on demand for a 24-hour period beginning at 10:00 A.M. U.S. eastern.

Day 1: October 9, 2017

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  • Jeffrey Bland, PhD

    Jeffrey Bland, PhD

    Systems Biology, Epigenetics and the Future of Medicine

    What You'll Learn +

    • Is our environment creating disease responses?
    • Eating a diet friendly to the immune system
    • Practicing wellness medicine, not disease medicine

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  • Kristi Hughes, ND

    Kristi Hughes, ND

    Functional Medicine Approach to Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Tick-borne illness could be creating symptoms
    • Phytonutrients feed detox pathways
    • Go to the gut!

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  • David Brady, ND, CCN

    David Brady, ND, CCN

    Modern Epidemic of Inflammatory Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Why arthritis is a body-wide imbalance
    • How infection contributes to autoimmunity
    • Are grains contributing to your arthritis?

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  • Kara Fitzgerald, ND, IFMCP

    Kara Fitzgerald, ND, IFMCP

    Lab Testing for Arthritis, Autoimmunity and Inflammation

    What You'll Learn +

    • Tests to diagnose arthritis (and track improvement!)
    • Health clues in unexpected lab tests
    • [For clinicians] Companies to work with

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  • James Maskell

    James Maskell

    Reversing Arthritis at the Lowest Possible Cost

    What You'll Learn +

    • Can pharmaceuticals get you back to health?
    • Participatory medicine is the future
    • YOU determine your health outcomes (not doctors!)

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Day 2: October 10, 2017

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  • Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Finding and Treating the Causes of Your Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • A disease can begin decades before symptoms
    • Calming an immune response, what to do first?
    • Top lab tests for an immune response

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  • Amy Myers, MD

    Amy Myers, MD

    Rheumatoid Arthritis: Diagnosis, Causes and Treatment

    What You'll Learn +

    • Functional medicine for chronic illness
    • Heal the gut first!
    • The Myers Way for life-long success

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  • Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

    Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

    Autoimmunity, Arthritis and The Paleo Approach

    What You'll Learn +

    • Therapeutic benefits from lifestyle modification
    • Sleep hygiene and stress management relieves pain
    • What is the optimal nutrition for you?

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  • Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP

    Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP

    Thyroid as Gateway to Autoimmunity and Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • TSH may not show thyroid disease
    • Underlying factors of autoimmune thyroid disease
    • Nutrient deficiencies and supplements

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  • Dr. Bonnie 360

    Dr. Bonnie 360

    Advocate for Yourself in the World of Autoimmunity

    What You'll Learn +

    • Take control of your own health!
    • Using a feedback loop to achieve your goals
    • Finding the right practitioner

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Day 3: October 11, 2017

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  • Andre Panagos, MD, MSc, FAAPMR

    Andre Panagos, MD, MSc, FAAPMR

    Lifestyle and Regenerative Medicine for Osteoarthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Can diet affect inflammatory markers?
    • Exercising, even with arthritic pain
    • Are PRP and stem cell injections helpful?

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  • Frank Lipman, MD

    Frank Lipman, MD

    EcoSystems Approach to Treating Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Largely ignored system that causes joint pain
    • Role of acupuncture in healing fascial tightening
    • Top 3 factors for a healthy gut

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  • Jonathan Landsman

    Jonathan Landsman

    Most Common Myths Linked to Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Conventional medicine’s vague answer
    • Which foods are anti-inflammatory?
    • 4 oral problems that can contribute to arthritis

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  • Robert Silverman, DC, MS, CNS

    Robert Silverman, DC, MS, CNS

    Osteoarthritis: Why Losing Body Fat Matters

    What You'll Learn +

    • Lose weight to lose inflammation
    • HIIT for visceral fat loss
    • Anti-inflammatory diet for pain relief

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  • Wendy Myers, FDN-P, CHHC

    Wendy Myers, FDN-P, CHHC

    Using NES to Repair Joint Damage

    What You'll Learn +

    • What are bioenergetics?
    • NES Health System’s approach to healing
    • Connection between EMFs and cancer

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Day 4: October 12, 2017

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  • David Perlmutter, MD

    David Perlmutter, MD

    The Gut-Joint-Brain Connection

    What You'll Learn +

    • Systemic inflammation is the root of disease
    • Eat foods rich in butyrate to feed gut bacteria
    • Choosing the right probiotic

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  • Patrick Hanaway, MD, FAAFP, FACN

    Patrick Hanaway, MD, FAAFP, FACN

    Factors Needed to Create Gut Balance

    What You'll Learn +

    • Taking fear out of microbiome testing
    • Probiotics have limitations (but also successes!)
    • Simple tools to improve your microbiome

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  • Raphael Kellman, MD

    Raphael Kellman, MD

    Treat the Gut, Heal the Joints

    What You'll Learn +

    • Why gut dysfunction signals immune dysfunction
    • Impact of stress on the microbiome
    • How probiotics can modulate the immune system

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  • Todd LePine, MD

    Todd LePine, MD

    Role of Imbalanced Gut, Oral Bacteria and Viruses

    What You'll Learn +

    • How does belly fat affect arthritis?
    • Testing and treatment for Epstein-Barr
    • Stimulating the vagus nerve for relaxation

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  • Mark Burhenne, DDS

    Mark Burhenne, DDS

    Oral Microbiome as a Trigger for Systemic Inflammation

    What You'll Learn +

    • Is toothpaste causing damage in your mouth?
    • Gum disease, inflammation and connection to arthritis
    • Dangers of mouth breathing (and an easy fix!)

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Day 5: October 13, 2017

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  • Jill Carnahan, MD, ABFM, ABIHM, IFMCP

    Jill Carnahan, MD, ABFM, ABIHM, IFMCP

    Mold, CIRS and Water-Damaged Buildings

    What You'll Learn +

    • Link between mold and autoimmunity
    • Why treating symptoms too fast can be detrimental
    • How mold can trigger pain flareups

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  • Aly Cohen, MD, FACR

    Aly Cohen, MD, FACR

    Environmental Toxins and Inflammatory Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Balance Western medicine with integrative modalities
    • How toxic is your drinking water?
    • Top tips for air quality

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  • David Minkoff, MD

    David Minkoff, MD

    Autonomic Response Testing to Diagnose/Treat Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Don’t overwhelm the overwhelmed body
    • Dental problems are often a root cause of illness
    • The promise of ozone treatment for wellness

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  • Jay Davidson, DC, PScD

    Jay Davidson, DC, PScD

    Lyme Diagnosis and Treating the Whole Person

    What You'll Learn +

    • Migratory arthritis as a symptom of Lyme
    • Open up drainage pathways for disease healing
    • How to do a coffee enema

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  • Richard Horowitz, MD

    Richard Horowitz, MD

    Managing Lyme and other Tick-Borne Diseases

    What You'll Learn +

    • Look for Lyme as the cause of arthritis symptoms
    • Lyme bacteria persists in the body
    • 16-point model to eliminate Lyme

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Day 6: October 14, 2017

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  • Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

    Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

    Common Sense Approach to an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

    What You'll Learn +

    • Food can fuel or cool inflammation
    • Balancing omega-3, omega-6, food and supplements
    • Foods to avoid for an anti-inflammatory diet

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  • John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD

    John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD

    Using Food As Medicine to Support Gut Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • Resistant starches feed friendly bacteria
    • Choose dairy products with A2 casein
    • Disturbing prevalence of glyphosate in food

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  • Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS, IFMCP

    Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS, IFMCP

    How Emotions, Stress and Self-Awareness Influence Diet

    What You'll Learn +

    • Beyond food, what elements aid digestion?
    • Resolving food attachments through purpose
    • Color, quotes and community

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  • Vikki Petersen, DC, CCN, CFMP

    Vikki Petersen, DC, CCN, CFMP

    Gluten, Food Sensitivities and Arthritis

    What You'll Learn +

    • Gluten causes leaky gut in everyone
    • Treat your body like a Maserati
    • Stop weakening the gut with gluten

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  • Sandra Scheinbaum, PhD

    Sandra Scheinbaum, PhD

    Health Coaching Tips to Support Lifestyle Change

    What You'll Learn +

    • How to find the right health coach for you
    • Use physical senses to create a relaxation response
    • Live by your character strengths to thrive!

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Day 7: October 15, 2017

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  • Aviva Romm, MD

    Aviva Romm, MD

    Role of Adrenals in Regulating Inflammation

    What You'll Learn +

    • Danger of pushing through stress
    • Promoting sleep, relaxation and productivity daily
    • Regulating cortisol and reducing inflammation

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  • James S. Gordon, MD

    James S. Gordon, MD

    Connection Between Stress, Trauma and Illness

    What You'll Learn +

    • Inseparable connection of mind and body
    • Stress exacerbates arthritic symptoms
    • How to heal trauma

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  • Neha Sangwan, MD

    Neha Sangwan, MD

    Tools to Improve Communication and Reduce Stress

    What You'll Learn +

    • 5 steps to turn anxiety around
    • Value of good tears
    • 5 levels of agreement

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  • Heidi Hanna, PhD

    Heidi Hanna, PhD

    5 Steps to Transform Your Relationship with Stress

    What You'll Learn +

    • Playful mantras for balanced living
    • Mindfulness is aligning energy with thoughts
    • Resilience through focus, service and purpose

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  • Amy Oestreicher, PTSD Specialist

    Amy Oestreicher, PTSD Specialist

    Transforming Personal Challenge into Positive Change

    What You'll Learn +

    • Four skills of resiliency
    • You are creative!
    • Healing by sharing your story

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