The McKenzie Method is a total system of care, supported by research that promotes the body's potential to heal itself without medication, surgery, or dependence on healthcare providers. It is a treatment approach that empowers the patient by implementing specific corrective exercises throughout the day while avoiding movements and positions that worsen their pain.
McKenzie Spine Therapy Benefits
McKenzie Spine Therapy is a type of physical therapy and exercise that centralizes pain, and then focuses on self-healing techniques, including exercise. muscle and soft tissue pain, joint stiffness, posture, and assists inefficient movement.
McKenzie Method Technique
The long-term goal of the McKenzie Method is to teach patients suffering from neck pain how to treat themselves and manage pain throughout their lives using exercises and other strategies. Other goals include:
- Reduce pain quickly
- Return to normal functioning daily activities
- Minimize the risk of recurring pain
- Minimize the number of return visits
Why choose us?
When you choose
Kelly Hawkins PT for your care needs, you are choosing a team dedicated to providing the support and healing needed to get you back to your best. Our therapists will develop a personalized treatment plan unique to your needs leveraged through leading, outcomes-driven techniques intended to improve movement and overall function goals.
About our team
Our physical therapists are specially trained in a range of specialties. We will also work collaboratively with your support network - from primary doctors to collegiate athletic trainers - to help you safely return to your day-to-day life while optimizing performance and preventing re-injury. We treat patients of all ages, and we pride ourselves on ease of access, convenience, quality of care, and a positive family-friendly environment.
At physical therapy appointments, we encourage patients to wear comfortable clothing that enables free movement and that allows the therapist access to the injured body part. Most patients wear athletic clothes to their appointments.