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December 6, 2019

How to relieve neck pain and neck stiffness?

Need to relieve your neck pain or neck stiffness?  If you wake up with a stiff neck or have neck pain after a few hours on your computer, you are not alone. This is called ‘mechanical neck pain’, and it’s very common.  Don’t worry, it’s not dangerous, and this type […]
November 20, 2019

Low back pain after lifting or changing tires?

How to relieve and treat back pain that persists after lifting or changing tires? If you have recently changed your car tires or lifted a heavy object and felt pain or aching during the activity or later in the evening or the next day, you are not alone. This type […]
March 10, 2019

Tips for shovelling snow without hurting your back

After big snowstorms like this one, we get a lot of people who come in the clinic saying “I  had to shovel for 2 hours last week and my back is killing me”. That’s a typically Canadian problem if I’ve ever heard one. What if I told you it didn’t […]
February 7, 2019

What factors should we consider when choosing our next physical activity?

The new year is already well on its way and our well-intentioned resolutions may have already been abandoned or not yet put into place. February is here – it’s time to revisit one’s objectives and start moving! But where should we begin? Clients often ask us what kind of activities […]
July 14, 2018

McKenzie Certification Exam in Montreal

Our clinic helped evaluate candidates at the McKenzie Certification Exam. Once or twice a year the McKenzie Institute Canada holds the basic level MDT Certification Exam in one of the major Canadian cities. Passing this examination means a therapist has completed the continuing education courses in Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy […]
June 23, 2018

Advanced Manual Therapy Course in USA

Fine Tuning Clinician Procedures: 60 MDT clinicians attended the advanced training in Buffalo, NY In this course, hosted by the McKenzie Institute USA we “sharpened our knives”. Don’t worry, we are not operating any time soon. We mean our figurative knives, as in our handling skills. When we assess and […]
June 17, 2018

McKenzie Course at Shriners Hospital

Part C Course with international instructor Colin Davies at Montreal Shriners Hospital In conjunction with the Physiotherapy Department of the Montreal Shriners Hospital, our clinic helped organize the Part C course of the McKenzie Method: Advanced Lumbar Spine and Extremities – Lower Limb, the third course in our four-course series. […]
March 18, 2018

Level D course at our clinic

Hosting Part D at our clinic with instructor and researcher Richard Rosedale This is the fourth level in the McKenzie-MDT course series. On this course clinicians sharpen their knowledge on more complex cases of the cervical spine and thoracic spine, but also receive an introduction on the application of the […]
February 25, 2018

Level B course at our clinic

Our clinic welcomes again instructor Nik Hazledine, this time for a Level B Course. This is the second post-graduate course part the MDT basic-level program. During this course clinicians learn how to evaluate and treat neck and thoracic spine problems using new clinical reasoning skills based on the McKenzie-MDT methodology. […]
January 28, 2018

Level A course at our clinic

Hosting the Part A Course with instructor Major Nik Hazledine of the Canadian Forces. This course is the first in the series of the MDT-McKenzie post-graduate education programme. It provides an introduction to the application and concepts of the McKenzie-MDT method (Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy). This first course focuses on […]