To qualify a health care professional as a certified McKenzie Therapy practitioner, there are currently five courses or modules.
While it may seem paradoxical, for those with so much osteoarthritis pain that it hurts to move, exercise is actually beneficial and will help manage pain.
While riding exercise bikes doesn’t specifically target the abs and back muscles, these muscle groups help keep the body in the proper position by aligning the pelvis and preventing hyperextension of the back.
A McKenzie exercise program coupled with patient education about how to perform the exercises are critical to capturing the benefits of McKenzie therapy.
Osteoarthritis suffers often have a dilemma when it comes to exercise and pain relief: how to engage in exercise while avoiding pain that results from it?