Wednesday September 9, 1200-1330 EDT –
Dr. Alberto Esquenazi

Unmet Needs In Recurring Symptom Management In Adults With Spasticity

Join us for a 90 minute webinar in the safety of your office. CANOSC webinars showcase an international faculty to address the needs of medical and surgical physicians, PT/OT, and orthotists

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe factors impacting long term spasticity management

Alberto Esquenazi, MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Moss Rehab Physical Medicine Associates

Paul Winston, MD FRCPC, Clinical associate professor in the department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and the Island Medical Program UBC
Rajiv Reebye, MD FRCPC, Clinical associate professor in the department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia

Target audience
Physiatrists, Residents, Medical Students, Physicians, PMR, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics, pediatrics, neurology, Neurosurgery, Physio and OT, and Orthotists.

CanMEDS Role
Medical Expert (the integrating role)

Register Here: Spasticity Patient Unmet Need

Dr. Esquenazi is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society and the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. He is a professor of rehabilitation at Temple University School of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University – Jefferson Medical College and Drexel University College of Medicine. He serves as director of the Annual Inter-City Gait and Orthotics course sponsored by the MossRehab PM&R residency training program. He is a past member of the Task Force on Medical Rehabilitation Research for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is past President of AAPM&R.
Dr. Esquenazi has been recognized multiple times as one of the region’s “Top Docs” and received the Distinguished clinician and the Frank Krusen Lifetime Achievement award from AAPM&R. He has published more that 100 original papers, book chapters and has presented nationally and internationally on spasticity management, amputation, rehabilitation, orthosis, gait analysis and technology for rehabilitation.

Speaker Declaration of Conflict of Interest

  • Dr. Esquenazi does have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose; Employee @ Einstein Healthcare Network
  • Dr. Esquenazi is a member on IPSEN & Allergan advisory boards as a research adviser.
  • Dr. Esquenazi has received research grants from IPSEN & Allergan


This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, healthcare practitioners participating in the QCHP CME/CPD program may record MOC Section 1 or MOC Section 3 credits as QCHP Category 1 or Category 3 credits.

Co-developed with IPSEN

Co-development is defined by the Royal College as the process by which two or more organizations — at least one of which must be a physician organization — prospectively collaborate to develop and implement an accredited educational activity, learning resource or tool.

The physician organization (CANOSC) has ultimate authority over all decisions and is accountable to ensure that the administrative, educational and ethical accreditation standards for group learning activities are met.

This webinar was co-developed with IPSEN & CANOSC and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.