This 2-day course presents the theory and application of Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy as applied in the examination and treatment of patients with spinal and/or related radicular symptoms. Emphasis will be placed on the evaluation and management of lumbar and cervical radiculopathies.
The pathologies that can lead to radiculopathy will be described and the clinical elements of each discussed. The role of injections and surgery will be discussed, including the role of MDT in postoperative management. The differential diagnosis of other causes of symptoms in the limbs will be explored.
Material will be presented through a mix of oral presentations, interview presentations, case study analysis and group problem solving. Clinicians who have some experience in the application of MDT in the context of spinal pathologies, will find this course particularly interesting and challenging.
Through active participation in the training, participants will develop their ability to:
Total Course time: 14 hours (face to face)
This course is worth 5 MDT CPD points for Credentialed and Diplomaed clinicians.
Participants must have completed at least Part C of the MDT Education Program.
Participants should be familiar with the MDT assessment forms and terminology.