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Part A - The Lumbar Spine

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Part A - The Lumbar Spine

13.11.2020 - 15.11.2020

Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom

This three day (28 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

Start 9.00am Friday 13th November 2020
End 4.30-5.00pm 15th November 2020

Registration opens at 08.30am on Friday

Royal Stoke University Hospital
Therapies Department, Trent Buildings
Stoke on Trent, ST4 6QG
United Kingdom




20 Spaces

Additional Information

This course is open to Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, GP's and Osteopaths.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing at least 6 weeks before the start of the course may transferred to another course within 12 months for a £50 administration fee.

No refunds or transfers will be given for cancellations received less than 6 weeks from the start date of the course.

Please ensure that the course is confirmed before making any non-refundable travel arrangements. The McKenzie Institute UK will not be responsible for any costs incurred if the course is cancelled. If the course is cancelled full refunds will be given, or registrations may be transferred to another course.

Lecturer profile

Jo Chambers


Jo Chambers qualified from Bradford Hospitals School of Physiotherapy in 1992. She then gained physiotherapy experience working in Birmingham and Chicago, USA. In 1999 she moved to Glasgow to implement and develop the Greater Glasgow Back Pain Service. Since 2006 Jo has been working as a spinal Extended Scope Physiotherapy Practitioner (ESP) within the Orthopaedic Spinal service at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and also since 2012 the Neurosurgical Spinal Service at The Southern General Hospital.

Jo completed her McKenzie Diploma in 2000 and has an MSc in Adult & Continuing Education. She became involved in the UK teaching faculty in 2002 and is also involved with distance learning MSc programmes through Dundee University. She continues to work clinically within and around Glasgow with a predominant spinal caseload promoting the use of McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.

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Royal Stoke University Hospital


Royal Stoke University Hospital
Therapies Department, Trent Buildings
Stoke on Trent, ST4 6QG
United Kingdom