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Thu, 24 Oct


Prana Physiotherapy & Health

The McKenzie Institute Australia - Part D Course

Advanced Cervical and Thoracic Spine & Extremities – Upper Limb

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The McKenzie Institute Australia - Part D Course
The McKenzie Institute Australia - Part D Course

Time & Location

24 Oct 2019, 8:30 am – 27 Oct 2019, 5:00 pm

Prana Physiotherapy & Health, Ground Floor, Suite 24, 272 Pacific Highway Crows Nest NSW 2065

About the Event

This 28 hour course will review and advance the theory and practical application of MDT in relation to the Cervical & Thoracic spine, and, introduce the concept of MDT in the management of upper limb musculoskeletal disorders.

The course will firstly help participants  expand their ability to assess, classify and manage patients with cervical and thoracic problems, related referred pain and functional limitations. 

Secondly, the theory and practical application of MDT for upper  limb musculoskeletal disorders is presented. Lectures, patient assessments and practical sessions are utilized to demonstrate the characteristics and management of the MDT syndromes and OTHER subgroups, as they present in the upper limb.

Problem solving, reflective learning, clinical reasoning, practical activities and patient demonstrations are utilized to ensure participants gain a broader knowledge of MDT within the biopsychosocial framework. 

Participants will have the opportunity to discuss and extensively practice the MDT assessment, classification and management process, including the application of both self-treatment and clinician procedures.

Patient demonstrations are used to illustrate the reassessment process and allow participants to get a realistic impression of the impact of the MDT system on different patient presentations over 2-3 treatment sessions.

The course includes an illustrated manual and reference list. 

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