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Part A - The Lumbar Spine (Rescheduled from Augsut)

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Part A - The Lumbar Spine (Rescheduled from Augsut)

03.12.2021 - 05.12.2021


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

Please note this course was originally scheduled for August
Start: 9.00am Friday 3rd December 2021
End: 5.00pm Sunday 5th December 2021
Registration opens at 8.30am on Friday

Te Auaha
65 Dixon Street
New Zealand


$805 Early bird special ($700+GST) if booked and paid for by 8th October 2021
$920 book and pay after 8th October ($800+GST)
Please ask Dinah about special prices for signing up to complete all of the courses and exam with the MDT Education Programme.

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Additional information

This course is open to registered Physiotherapists, registered Doctors of Medicine, registered Chiropractors and registered Osteopaths.

Registrations for each course need to be received by at least 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

Lecturer profile

Margaret Campbell

Dip Phty, Dip. MDT, PG Dip HSc HPE, MHSc

Margaret graduated from the AUT School of Physiotherapy in 1991. She completed the Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy in 2012, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Health Professional Education in 2015 and her Masters’ in Health Science from AUT in 2018.

Margaret has been teaching with the MINZ since 2016. She brings a global perspective to physiotherapy management having worked in both the public and private health sectors in New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom. 

Clinically Margaret is a senior clinician in private practice in Napier. Her scope of practice also involves professional supervision and being a clinical educator for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Venue and address

Te Auaha


Te Auaha
65 Dixon Street
New Zealand

Parking instructions

Parking in the city centre can be challenging. We suggest that you use public transport if possible. This venue can be reached easily by bus (from Newtown it’s buses 1, 3, 18e, 23 or 29; from the train station it’s buses 1, 3, 7, 24. 25, or approximately a 25 minute walk; from Brooklyn it’s buses 7 or 17 or approx 25 minute walk). Let me know where you're coming from and I can try and find the best public transport route!
The closest parking buildings are the Wilson ones on Willis Street (one at 192 and another at 151) or another at 33 Ghuznee Street. They have early bird rates apply for entering between 6.00am to 9.30am and leaving before 7pm.