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9th Annual SOT Research Conference

May 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - May 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

2017 SOT Research Conference 
May 12-13, 2017
Marina Del Rey, California

This will be the 9th Annual Sacro Occipital Technique Research Conference with a focus of the treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and stomatognathic related disorders.  Click here for conference schedule..

This year’s SOT Research Conference will be held during the Interdisciplinary Cranial TMJ Conference in Marina Del Rey and the conference proceedings will be a wealth of information for chiropractors, osteopaths, and dentists, interested in co-treatment of TMJ and stomatognathic disorders.

Conference Location

Hilton Garden Inn – Marina Del Rey, California
4200 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey,California, 90292,

There are limited rooms at a discounted price, but you will need to let the Hotel know you are part of the “Dr. Richard Gerardo Room Block.”  Call now to book a room and save.



Richard C. Gerardo, DC, CSCP is in private practice Burbank and Thousand Oaks, California. Dr. Gerardo has lectured extensively on SOT, Cranial and TMD since the late 1980s. He has lectured at SCUSH and CCC-LA on SOT and cranial therapies. Aside from being a Certified SOT Cranial Practitioner, he is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition, Certified in Clinical Nutrition by IAACN, certified in craniopathy, and was on staff and director of the Chiropractic and Craniopathic Center at the Santa Teresita Hospital, Duarte California.   Dr. Gerardo has his BS in Biology from California Polytechnic University, Pomona, California and is an advisory board member of SOTO-USA.  He is actively leading the way with chiropractic and dental co-treatment of TMD working in dental chiropractic interdisciplinary arenas and lecturing on the topic of TMD. His methodologies have been endorsed by Darick Nordstrom, DDS the developer of the Alternative Lightwire Functional (ALF) Appliance.
Charles L. Blum, DC, CSCP is in private practice Santa Monica, California and past president of SOTO – USA, now their research chair. Adjunct research faculty at Cleveland Chiropractic College, associate faculty at Southern California University of Health Sciences, teaching TMJ Co-Treatment and Sacro Occipital Technique, and associate faculty at Palmer College of Chiropractic – West teaching Sacro Occipital Technique. Dr. Blum is a Certified SOT Cranial Practitioner, and on the peer review board of the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice (CRANIO), Association of Chiropractic College Conferences, and Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. He has lectured nationally and internationally, has written various SOT related texts, compiled SOT and cranial related research, is chair of the Annual SOT Research Conferences, and extensively publishes in multiple peer reviewed indexed journals and at research conferences from 1984 to the present. Dr. Blum is the SOTO-USA representative to the American Alliance of TMD Organizations and was a Senior Clinical Instructor at the White Memorial Medical Center’s Cranial Facial/TMJ Clinic in Los Angeles, California.


TMJ Interdisciplinary Conference


Doctors or Students Chiropractors, Osteopaths, and Dentists

TMJ Interdisciplinary Conference –$695

TMJ Interdisciplinary Conference – SOTO-USA Member – $645

TMJ Interdisciplinary Conference – STUDENT Non-Member – $495

TMJ Interdisciplinary Conference – STUDENT SOTO-USA Member – $445

SOT Research Conference Only – $495

SOT Research Conference Only – SOTO-USA Member  – $395

TMJ Interdisciplinary Conference Webinar – $595

TMJ Interdisciplinary Conference Webinar – SOTO-USA Member – $545

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May 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am
May 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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Dr. Charles Blum, DC, CSCP


Hilton Garden Inn – Marina Del Ray, California
4200 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292 United States
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