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Part A - The Lumbar Spine

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Part A - The Lumbar Spine

16.03.18 - 18.03.18

Wellington

This three day (21 hour) course presents the theoretical aspects and concepts of the McKenzie Method in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, as applied in the examination and treatment of patients with complaints of low back and related referred pain.  Through lectures and patient demonstrations the derangement, dysfunction and postural syndromes are described in detail and appropriate treatment plans are outlined with emphasis on the use of patient self-treatment procedures.  The clinical efficacy and limitations of the McKenzie approach as applied to the lumbar spine, are illustrated by follow-up patient demonstrations. 

There is an online component to successfully complete seven days prior to attending this new three day course.  This online component is approximately 7 hours work.

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Details

Date and time

Start: 9.00am Friday 16 March 2018
End: 5.00pm Sunday 18 March 2018
Registration opens at 8.30am on Friday

Mercy Convention Centre
15 Guildford Terrace, Thorndon
Wellington
New Zealand

Fees

$800 - includes 1 year membership* (usually $130)

Is this Course Confirmed?

Pending

Additional information

This course is open to registered Physiotherapists, registered Doctors of Medicine, registered Chiropractors and registered Osteopaths.

Registrations for each course need to be received by at least 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

*Membership is to MINZ. Please refer to our membership page for a full list of benefits including future course discounts

Lecturer profile

Greg Lynch

International Faculty / MINZ Committee Member | PT, Dip Phty, Dip MDT, Dip MT, MNZCP (Manip Thpy)

Greg graduated from the Otago School of Physiotherapy in 1991.  He completed the Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Dip MDT) in 1994 and the Diploma in Manipulative Therapy (Dip MT) in 1996.  Greg was recognised as an Advanced Practitioner with the NZ College of Physiotherapy (MNZCP).

He is a Senior and International Lecturer with the McKenzie Institute International and has been lecturing extensively with the Institute since 2004. . he has lectured throughout New Zealand, Australia, Aargentina, South Africa, japan, India, China and Chile.  He has previusly presented on 'Chornic Low Back Pain' at the McKenzie Institute international conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2009 as well as presenting a workshop and lecture on 'MDT and the Athlete' at the McKenzie Institute International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2015. . Greg has been an accredited provider with 'High Performance Sport New Zealand' since 2000.  He has an interest in Chronic Low Back pain and sports injuries specifically related to Swimmers and Runners but a real interest in all sports.  Greg has been in private practice since 1992 and a Co-Director and senior physiotherapist of Inform Physiotherapy Limtied and was a founding Director of Wellington Sports Medicine.

Greg Lynch

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Venue and address

Mercy Convention Centre

Address

Mercy Convention Centre
15 Guildford Terrace, Thorndon
Wellington
New Zealand