Webinars

Webinars

The McKenzie Institute is offering webinars to connect established practitioners in the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) and their peers.

These informative presentations aim to enhance understanding of MDT and serve as a forum for questions you may have about your own practice.

2017 Series

Finding Cervical Artery Dissections and Keeping the Health Threats in Check

Watch Video: Finding Cervical Artery Dissections and Keeping the Health Threats in Check
Presenter: Christie Downing, PT, DPT, Dip. MDT

2016 Series

Understanding Lower Back Pain and Sciatica

Watch Video: Understanding Lower Back Pain and Sciatica
Presenter: Yoav Suprun, DPT, Dip. MDT, CSCS, SoBe Spine

2015 Series

Maximizing Social Media for Your Practice: A Beginner's Guide

Download Video: Maximizing Social Media for Your Practice: A Beginner's Guide
From the live presentation March 25, 2015
Presenter: Jamie Leszczynski, Social Media Coordinator for McKenzie Institute USA

2014 Series

Social Media and MDT

Download Video: Social Media and MDT
From the live presentation December 17, 2014
Presenter: Allan Besselink, PT, Dip. MDT

Links Referenced:

YOU are at the center of The Conversation Prism
The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained
What Is A Blog?
RSS in Plain English
What is RSS?

MDT and Centralization - Frequently Misunderstood and Underappreciated

Download Video: MDT and Centralization - Frequently Misunderstood and Underappreciated
From the live presentation September 17, 2014
Presenters: Brian McClenahan, PT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT, Dip. MDT and Bob Robinson, PT, DPT, MS, FAAOMPT, Dip. MDT

Click here to download Low Back Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines.

A Clinician's Perspective on Writing a Case Report

Download Video: A Clinician's Perspective on Writing a Case Report
From the live presentation June 18, 2014
Presenter: Josh Kidd, PT, DPT, OCS, Dip. MDT, CSCS and Ron Schenk PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Dip. MDT – Chairman

Click here for a sample version of Josh's literature review template.

How to Create a Direct-Pay Practice

Download Video: How to Create a Direct-Pay Practice
From the live presentation March 20, 2014
Presenter: Todd Edelson, PT, DPT, Dip. MDT and Maureen Edelson (http://www.montclairphysicaltherapy.com)

Here are the references Maureen Discussed:
1. Samuelson, Paul A., and William D. Nordhaus. Economics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985. Print.
2. Collins, Jim. Good to Great. New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Print.
3. Levinson, Jay Conrad., Jeannie Levinson, and Amy Levinson. Guerrilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. Print.

2013 Series

How to Create a Successful MDT Clinic by Marketing to the Public

Download Video: How to Create a Successful MDT Clinic by Marketing to the Public
From the live presentation December 11, 2013
Presenter: Yoav Suprun, PT, DPT, Dip. MDT, CSCS

"BEST PRACTICES" For McKenzie Driven Private Practices

Download Video: "BEST PRACTICES" For McKenzie Driven Private Practices
From the live presentation September 12, 2013
Presenter: Dana Greene, PT, Dip. MDT

  • This is the example of the VAS scale/functional status survey that Dana referred to using in the webinar. Provided with permission by authors Wayne Rath, PT, Dip. MDT and Jean Duffy-Rath, PT, Dip. MDT.
    Duffy-Rath Questionnaire

  • Here are the references Dana discussed and their sources (due to copyright, we are unable to provide the articles themselves):
    1. Brooks G, Dolphin M, Vanbeveren P, Hart D. Referral Source and Outcomes of Physical Therapy Care in Patients With Low Back Pain. JOSPT; 42(8):705-715, 2012.
      Access Article Here

    2. Spratt KF, Weinstein JN, Lehmann TR, Woody J, Sayre H. Efficacy of flexion and extension treatments incorporating braces for low-back pain patients with retrodisplacement, spondylolisthesis, or normal sagittal translation Spine; 18(13):1839-1849, 1993.
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