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The McKenzie Institute believes in keeping our members and students well informed and equipped with resources to help you and your practice. Below you'll find recent news and member information, tips for the media, important schedules, photos from recent events and other useful items.
MDT Diplomates aim to form a Special Interest Group in MDT!
If you are a member of the Orthopaedic Section of APTA, we could use your help! A core group of MDT Diplomates are coordinating efforts to establish an Educational Interest Group (EIG) in the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA as a first step to be considered for a Special Interest Group recognized by the APTA.
We must have 100 original signatures by September 15th from members of the Orthopaedic Section.
Please review more details here in our PETITION - and print, sign and mail to us today!
Josh Kidd is "On the Case" with Today in PT!
Today in PT's blog recently featured McKenzie's own, Josh Kidd PT, DPT, OCS, Dip. MDT, CSCS! Josh set the stage for his upcoming webinar, outlining the trials and tribulations involved in the undertaking of writing and submitting a case report. Read more of what Josh had to say to Today in PT here.
For more extensive coverage on creating a case report, don't forget to join us for Josh's upcoming webinar on June 18th. Click here to register today!
13th International Conference in MDT - Registration Now Open!
The McKenzie Institute Denmark looks to welcome Physiotherapists, Physicians and other allied health professionals to discover all Copenhagen has to offer at the 13th International Conference in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. Conference registration and hotel reservations are now being accepted for the September 4-6, 2015 event! Click here for more information.
A Clinician's Perspective to Writing a Case Report
Learn how and why to create a case report in The McKenzie Institute's next webinar June 18. Presenter Josh Kidd, PT, DPT, OCS, Dip. MDT, CSCS, will walk his digital audience through the purpose of creating a case report, selecting the right topic, starting the process, structuring the text, submitting the document and how much time you can expect to spend on each task.
Click here to register.
Backwoods Home Magazine Features the McKenzie Method!
Join Dave Duffy, author of "How to fix your aching back using the McKenzie Method", as he takes the reader through his own journey through 40 years of back pain and how the McKenzie Method helped to heal him in 10 days, courtesy of Backwoods Home Magazine, Issue 144, November/December 2013.
Treatment of shoulder pain utilizing mechanical diagnosis and therapy principles
Author: Kidd, Joshua
Source: Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy Volume 21, Number 3, 2013, pp. 168-173(6)
October 2, 2013
By: William Harrison
The author's case report describes the effectiveness of mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT) in the management of a patient referred with a diagnosis of shoulder tendonitis. – See more
"Best Practices for McKenzie Driven Private Practices" Webinar
Redefine your private practice with this insightful webinar. Presenter Dana Greene, PT, Dip. MDT, covers how to attract new patients, successfully market your practice and communicate the value of the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT).
Our inaugural webinar was held September 12 and can now be downloaded here!
Tributes to Robin Continue
Ron Donelson, MD, penned a wonderful tribute to Robin in an upcoming issue of NASS Spineline. Reprinted with permission from the author and NASS, feel free to share and post. Read the article.
John Childs, PT, PhD on behalf of Editor in Chief and Editorial Board of the APTA PTJ, expressed generous thoughts, In Tribute: Robin McKenzie.
"McKenzie an expert in back pain" - Read the article recently published by The Dominion Post of New Zealand
(4/5/13 - Fairfax, NZ) Robin McKenzie is globally recognised as an authority on the treatment and prevention of back pain. His method of Mechanical Diagnosis Treatment is used extensively in more than 27 countries. Despite being an octogenarian, this humble Kiwi is finding it hard to retire. He still finds time to talk on radio internationally, oversee production of animated DVDs, writes and even treats the odd friend...
Click here for the complete story.
2013 Americas Conference Coming to Denver
(3/18/13 - Syracuse, N.Y.) Hundreds of clinicians from around the world will gather July 26 to 28 at The McKenzie Institute’s 2013 Americas Region Conference in Denver to learn about recent exponential growth of evidence supporting the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) and discuss a broad range of fresh, exciting and practical clinical skills...
Read the press release here.
Congratulations to the second certified McKenzie MDT clinician to receive a prestigious award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT)!
Lieutenant Colonel Skip Gill PT, D.Sc., OCS, Cert. MDT, FAAOMPT was honored with the 2012 Kaltenborn "Teach I Must" Award. Dr. Gill, former Director of the Army-Baylor University Doctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy and currently the Deputy Director of the Army-Baylor University Entry-Level DPT Program, was nominated by several of his former Fellows for his dedication to and influence on the development of a new generation of orthopaedic manual physical therapists.
Ron Schenk, PT, PHD, OCS, Dip. MDT, FAAOMPT preceded Skip with this outstanding honor in 2011. Dr. Schenk is currently Dean of the Division of Health and Human Services and an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Daemen College in Amherst, NY and Director of our Fellowship Program in MDT.
We are very proud of these two most deserving, and hard working professionals!
Recent Study: Therapists Effectively Classified Patients with Extremity Issues using the McKenzie Classification System
Read the press release here.
November 2012 APTA Student Assembly Pulse: Celebrity PT Podcast - Robin McKenzie Shares Tales From a Long and Illustrious Career!
We are delighted to announce that the Celebrity PT Podcast featured in the November 2012 issue of the APTA Student Assembly Pulse, conducted by Director, Samantha Letizio, PT, DPT, features our own Robin McKenzie! This interview was a result of student feedback Ms. Letizio received about PTs who have inspired them or they’d like to meet. Robin was quick to accept the invitation, and although the initial logistics connecting from Boston to New Zealand were challenging with Skype not offering the best quality, the interview was deemed a great success. As Ms. Letizio put it, " ... the quality of his information and anecdotes GREATLY makes up for it!”
Click here to listen to the November 2012 Celebrity PT Podcast, featuring Robin McKenzie
Click here to access the November 2012 APTA Student Assembly Pulse
Congratulations to Dr. Chad Cook, PT, PhD, MBA, OCS, FAAOMPT, for receiving the Maney Distinguished Editor Award presented recently at IFOMPT by Kim Martin, Executive Publisher of Maney Publishing (USA) Inc. for his body of work and service as Editor of the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy (JMMT).
MDT Diplomat, Yoav Suprun, brings word of the benefits of the McKenzie Method to CBS4's Cynthia Demos.
Click here to access the video clip.
Dan Vaughn appointed new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of JMMT
MIUSA is pleased to announce Maney Publishing's selection of Dr. Dan Vaughn, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT, as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy (JMMT). Dr Vaughn will succeed Dr. Chad Cook, who has provided six years of service and strong leadership to the journal. Dan will work alongside Chad in 2012 before assuming full duties for the first issue of 2013. Chad will continue to sit on the Editorial Board of the journal and work as a reviewer.
Read full press release from Maney Publishing regarding Vaughn's appointment.
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