Monthly meeting location: 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

October 21, 2017 – Spasticity Workshop: The Use of Neurotoxins in the Management of Spasticity

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Spasticity Workshop: The Use of Neurotoxins
in the Management of Spasticity

Sponsored by NYU Langone Medical Center, NYSPMR, and Allergan.

Saturday, October 21st 2017
9 AM – 12 PM

Registration and Breakfast will open at 8:30am
Breakfast & Refreshments provided courtesy of Allergan.



Leroy Lindsay, MD,
Assistant Professor, Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Lindsay received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College.

He obtained his M.D. from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers-NJMS/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, finishing his training in 2014. After his residency, he completed a fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine and Neurorehabilitation at Georgetown University/MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.


Workshop Co-Chairs: Leroy Lindsay, MD (NYP) and Nick Beatty, DO (Mt. Sinai)
Resident Committee Members: Yonghoon Lee, MD (Monte), Naomi Kaplan, BS, MBBS (Northwell)
Site Coordinator: Teresa Bianchi, DO (NYU)



NYU Langone Medical Center, Skirball, 4th Floor Seminar Room, 550 1st avenue, New York, NY 10016



This is a hands-on spasticity management course focusing on the injection of neurotoxins for the treatment of spasticity techniques. It is designed for beginner to intermediate level attending physicians, residents, fellows, and medical students.



  • Review the anatomy and physiology behind spasticity as it presents in a wide range of conditions
  • Describe the clinical features of spasticity and how to recognize candidates for chemical neurolysis
  • Describe the mechanism by which neurotoxins work
  • Learn to properly dose and reconstitute toxin
  • Review proper injection techniques and common pitfalls



8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration
9:00 am – 9:45 am: Lecture by Dr. Lindsay
9:45 am – 11:45 am: Hands on Workshop
11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Q&A, Wrap-Up, and Discussion



$30 (for active NYSPMR members) and $150 (for non-members)
Non-members may pay membership online to join by going to:



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Sign-up early to reserve a spot! Members will be eligible for the discounted rate by entering their membership email address during the check-out process. Non-members may receive the discounted workshop rate by selecting “Join Us” and becoming a NYSPMR member prior to registering.



Enter at the main entrance at 550 1st avenue between 30th and 33rd Street. Upon entering the lobby, take a left toward the Skirball Institute and take elevator up to 4th floor. Signs will direct you from the 4th floor.


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