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Part A - The Lumbar Spine

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Part A - The Lumbar Spine

13.09.19 - 15.09.19

Newcastle, United Kingdom

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 three day course.  This online component is approximately 7 hours work.

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Date and time

Start 9.00am Friday 13th September 2019
End 4.30-5.00pm Sunday 15th September 2019

Registration opens at 08.30am on Friday

Physiotherapy Matters
Arden House, Regent Centre
Gosforth, Newcastle, NE33LU
United Kingdom


£450.00 Incl. VAT


15 Spaces

Additional Information

This course is open to Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, GP's and Osteopaths.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing at least 6 weeks before the start of the course will receive a refund less a £60 administration fee, or they can be transferred to another course within 12 months.

No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 6 weeks from the start date of the course.

Please ensure that the course is confirmed before making any non-refundable travel arrangements. The McKenzie Institute UK will not be responsible for any costs incurred if the course is cancelled. If the course is cancelled full refunds will be given, or registrations may be transferred to another course.

Lecturer profile

John Thomson (UK)

PT, Dip. MDT

John Thomson is currently a senior faculty member within the McKenzie Institute UK. He was first appointed to faculty in 2007 having completed the McKenzie Institute Internationals diploma programme in Austin, Texas.

Currently John’s time is divided between his role as an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner within the NHS, running his private practice and his teaching commitments for the Institute. Along with Jenny Ross he runs the clinical component of the Institutes Diploma programme. This is the highest accreditation awarded by the Institute and they provide one of only a handful of venues throughout the world where this training can be undertaken. During each three month component they are responsible for providing active full time clinical supervision and mentoring to International therapists who are undertaking the clinical component of the Institutes Diploma programme.

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Physiotherapy Matters


Physiotherapy Matters
Arden House, Regent Centre
Gosforth, Newcastle, NE33LU
United Kingdom