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.

2018 Series

Classifying and Treating LBP: A Cutting Edge System that Puts You in the Driver`s Seat

Watch Video: Classifying and Treating LBP: A Cutting Edge System that Puts You in the Driver`s Seat
Presenters: Dr. Ryan Beck PT, DPT, Dip. MDT, Dr. Keaton Ray PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, Cert. MDT, CSCS and Dr. Joe Oelfke PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT

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.
      Access Article Here