McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), is a scientifically proven assessment process that will identify the best treatment solution for your low back pain.


the mckenzie method is a self guided treatment, so you can stop having back pain that keeps returning year after year. dr. b will teach you the specific exercises for your condition to help resolve your symptoms and limit the occurrences of them in the future. Once you are taught the exercises, you will know what to do when you have pain!

Self Assessment for Spinal Pain

  • Are there periods in the day when you have no pain? Even 10 minutes?

  • low back pain feel better when you are walking?

  • Have you had more than one episode of low back pain over the past few months or years?

  • Do you feel worse during or immediately after prolonged bending or stooping; as in making beds, vacuuming, gardening, concreting, etc?

  • Do you feel worse when sitting for prolonged periods or on rising from the sitting position, ie: after watching TV or working on the computer?

  • Do you associate your pain with any one particular activity but are generally pain free when not engaged in this activity?

  • Do you feel worse when inactive and better when on the move?

  • Does your low back feel better when lying face down? (You may feel worse for a minute before the pain subsides, in that case the answer to this question is yes).

  • Does your low back pain feel better when you are walking?

If you have answered yes to more than 4 questions, your chances of gaining benefit from The McKenzie Method® is very good. If you answered yes to 3 or less questions you may require specialised assessment and treatment and you should contact a clinician trained in the McKenzie Method®

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