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Part D - Advanced Cervical and Thoracic Spine & Extremities - Upper Limb

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Part D - Advanced Cervical and Thoracic Spine & Extremities - Upper Limb

26.04.18 - 29.04.18

Wellington

This four day workshop (28 hours) will review and advance the theory and practical application of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy in relation to the Cervical and Thoracic Spine.  Problem solving, reflective learning and clinical reasoning activities are utilised to refine the assessment, classification, differential diagnosis and management of patient's presenting with symptoms related to the cervical and thoracic spine.  Practical sessions are utilised to develop skills in the application of both self-treatment and clinician procedures.

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

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Details

Date and time

Start: 9.00am Thursday 26 April 2018
End: 5.00pm Sunday 29 April 2018
Registration opens at 8.30am on Friday

Mercy Convention Centre
15 Guildford Terrace, Thorndon
Wellington
New Zealand

Fees

$700 (MINZ members); Non members $800

Spaces Available

20 Spaces

Additional information

This course is open to registered Physiotherapist, 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.

Lecturer profile

Grant Watson

Dip Phys, Dip MT, ADP(OMT), Dip MDT, MCSP

Grant Watson is Consultant Physiotherapist at Collingwood Health Centre, Golden Bay, New Zealand. From 2010 to 2014 he was self- employed as a Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist with Connect Physical Health, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, and was a senior partner in Richmond Physiotherapy Centre, Nelson, from 1997–2010.

He is a Senior and International Instructor, and Assistant Director of Education, for the McKenzie Institute International and has taught extensively in Australasia, the Americas, the Middle East and Europe since 1996. He has also been involved with the university-based Diploma in MDT programme since 2004 as a distance-learning tutor, clinical component supervisor, and examiner.

He is a co-author with Robin McKenzie of  “Treat Your Own Knee” (2012), “Treat Your Own Shoulder”(2009), and co-author of  “Treat Your Own Strains, Sprains and Bruises” (1994). In 2012 he was awarded the “Bronze Lady” Extension Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education in the field of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.

Grant Watson

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Venue and address

Mercy Convention Centre

Address

Mercy Convention Centre
15 Guildford Terrace, Thorndon
Wellington
New Zealand