Learn Self-mobilization for the Treatment of and Management of Spinal or Extremity Pain

Learn how to maintain your gains during treatment and even improve your symptoms through self-mobilization. At Phoenix Physiotherapy Clinic, we provide treatment with the McKenzie Method in Prince George. The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) is an internationally acclaimed and researched system of diagnosis and treatment of spinal and extremity musculoskeletal disorders.

 

This is a method of mobilization that uses active patient involvement and education to assess and treat neck, back, and extremity pain. It was conceived in New Zealand by physiotherapist Robin McKenzie and has been widely used around the globe for over 60 years. Connect with our team today for an appointment.

How It Helps

This treatment involves comprehensive assessment and management based on logical principles. It focuses on your potential to self-manage and recovers your previous level of function. For this reason, it is often considered a self-help approach. An MDT clinician will assess and classify problems related to the musculoskeletal system, including the spine, extremity joints, muscles or tendons. The initial assessment is a key feature of the method and offers a safe and reliable format to reach an accurate classification. Here is what you can expect during the treatment:

We will conduct an assessment to determine the cause and effect(s) of your pain and if it will respond well to MDT

We will develop an appropriate management plan, considering the various factors that can influence your experience of pain and outline a recovery pathway

Get in touch with us to learn more about McKenzie Method in Prince George. 

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