McKenzie Institute® International

The McKenzie Institute International is a Charitable Trust registered in New Zealand.  The Institute’s objective is the worldwide promotion of the assessment, treatment, education and empowerment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. This philosophy and treatment, developed by Robin Anthony McKenzie, are known worldwide as the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® or MDT. 

The Institute is governed by an International Board of Trustees. Additionally, the Education Council advises the Board of Trustees on all educational matters relating to MDT.

A global success story

Worldwide, the McKenzie Institute International is comprised of 28 branches, which maintain, and contribute to, the goals of the Institute in their respective countries. In addition to those countries with branches, the Institute also presents its education programme in another 12 countries. The Institute continues to grow worldwide, and new branches are established on a regular basis.

The Institute comprises three regions – the Americas, Europe and Asia/Pacific (which also comprises Saudi Arabia).

Our Vision

To ensure those experiencing musculoskeletal disorders will have access to the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.

Mission 

  • To provide education in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy to clinicians. 
  • To continuously develop the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy in line with current research. 
  • To promote the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy to all stake holders. 
  • To provide support to the Branches of the McKenzie Institute International and promote collaboration between them.