2017 Volume 6, No.2

MDT World Press

Feature Commentary

How to Tell My Patients: 1001 Ways to Talk About Derangements and Directional Preference

Georg Supp, PT, MT, Dip. MDT

As diverse as patients can be, therapists can also be just as diverse with their answers to this particular question. The following article provides a potpourri of models, analogies and explanations for Derangements, Directional Preference and Self Treatment.

Literature Review One

Summary and Perspective of Recent Literature

David Ham, PT, Cert. MDT

Heidar Abady A, Rosedale R, Chesworth B, Rotondi M, Overend T. (2017). Application of the McKenzie system of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in patients with shoulder pain; a prospective longitudinal study. J Man Manip Ther; DOI:10.1080/10669817.2017.1313929

Literature Review Two

Summary and Perspective of Recent Literature

Renee Spinella, PT, Dip. MDT and Richard Rosedale, PT, Dip. MDT

Maccio JR, et al. (2017). Directional preference of the wrist: a preliminary investigation. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy; Doi: 10.1080/10669817.2017.1283767.

Business & Marketing Corner

Tales of a MDT Artic Adventure

Fiona MacKenzie, PT, Dip. MDT

After listening Jason Ward’s Mechanical Care Forum Podcast highlighting local MDTer, Connie Lee (Episodes No. 144 & 145), traveling north to the arctic seemed like a great opportunity close to home. And, why not? When would I next have an opportunity like THIS?!?