Course Information

Course Information

City: Burlington, ON  Dates: Sep 21 – 22, 2019
Type: Masterclass: Management of Radicular Syndrome Course #: CA19MC001
Instructor: Hans van Helvoirt
PT, MT, Dip. MDT
Course Cost: $550.00
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Cardon Rehab Associates
1200 Burloak Drive
Burlington, ON L7L 6B4
Cosponsor: Aileen Conway
McKenzie Institute Canada

Schedule and Other Important Information (if applicable)

Masterclass: MDT Management of Radicular Syndrome This 2-day course presents the theory and application of MDT 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 main focus of the Masterclass is to cover the total management of both lumbar and cervical Radiculopathy including Mechanically Unresponsive Radiculopathies (MUR) From conservative, to minimal invasive, to surgery, and the role of the MDT therapist in the different phases of this management. 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. Sat 9am-5pm / Sun 9am - 4pm (14 hrs) Eligibility: Level C and higher.

McKenzie Instructor: Hans van Helvoirt graduated from the International Academy for Physical therapy in Utrecht, the Netherlands in 1986. In 1991 he finished his Manual Therapy Training in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. In the early nineties he worked in private physical therapy practice focusing on spinal problems. After completing the Diploma program in Wellington, New Zealand in 92, he started teaching MDT, first in the Benelux and later on in several European countries. In the mid nineties he did his Masters of Arts in Psychology. Hans is now working in a transdisciplinary setting in pain management in the Netherlands and is involved in different research projects focusing on combining MDT and anesthesiology.