MDT Articles

MDT Articles

  • Continuing Ed with McKenzie Improves Outcomes

    Debbie Link could not have predicted just how effective her continuing education initiative could be when she decided to host a McKenzie Institute® course. The impact was no doubt significant and relatively immediate for her staff of 25 at the Knox Community Hospital Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. Read more.
  • MDT Puts Athletes on the Fast Track

    Sports injuries are the worst. Especially for those who live for the weekend to get out on the field, on the court, or to their recreational sport of choice, and then BAM! An injury hits. The last thing you want to do is stop. Read more.
  • Telehealth Trending as Need for Virtual PT Grows During Pandemic

    Even before COVID-19 changed the day-to-day across the globe, telehealth was becoming an important vehicle for physical therapy. Read more.
  • Dispelling Common McKenzie Method Myths

    In a profession filled with many schools of thought, the McKenzie Method is probably one of the most misunderstood. Read more.

  • McKenzie Certified PT Uses Telemedicine to Treat Incapacitated Missionary in Japan

    Rick Schurman, PT, Cert. MDT, TPI Level 2, received an email from a friend hoping for his help. Read more.

  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® Helps Uncover Causes Hiding in the Spine

    Kevin Jones, PT, Dip. MDT agrees wholeheartedly with the old adage that you can't judge a book by its cover. Read more.

  • MD Curbs Opioid Use with Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy

    Like his peers, Vikas Agarwal, MD, Cert. MDT, is working to curb the risks of opioid abuse by reducing his patients use of and dependency on it to relieve pain. He's found a solution in physical therapy, particularly the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT). Read more

  • Set a Course: 3 Keys for Getting the Most from Continuing Education

    Whether it’s required for your license renewal or a pursuit of professional development, continuing education comes at a cost. How and where you invest that money matters. And that’s the first thing to keep in mind when deciding on your next "course" of action, says Harvey Aikman, PT, DPT, Dip. MDT, FAAOMPT, a private practice consultant with West Texas Therapy in Midland, Texas. Read more.