McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: Part A – Lumbar Spine
By: Palmer College of Chiropractic

Course Description

McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) is a unique, dynamic and comprehensive system of assessment, classification, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. Its framework allows one to screen, categorize and apply tailored treatment and a preventative program for each patient. The Part A course focuses on the application of the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® for the Lumbar Spine. Each major subdivision of the course has very specific educational objectives. The goals of this course are to gain knowledge and skills that form the basis from which one begins to develop their abilities in applying these principles. Following attentive participation in, and completion of, this course will provide participants with the introductory knowledge, basic skills and abilities to begin to: 1. appropriately apply McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® to patients with Lumbar Spine problems. 2. distinguish between derangement, dysfunction, postural syndromes and other spinal conditions and provide appropriate management regimens for each syndrome. 3. identify when the application of external forces is required for the resolution of symptoms using progression of forces. 4. assist patients to design and apply the therapeutic processes to achieve management goals and prevent reoccurrence.

Course Details

  • McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: Part A – Lumbar Spine
  • By:    Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Instructor:    Steven Heffner, D.C.
  • Total CE Hours:    21
  • Course Format:     Live In Person Seminar
  • Course Start:    01/15/2021   05:00pm
  • Course End:    01/17/2021   07:30pm
  • Time Zone:    Central
  • Location State:    Wisconsin
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Differential/Physical Diagnosis  -13 CE Hours
    • Rehabilitation  -8 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline