The Big 3: McKenzie, Janda and McGill Low Back Protocols

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The “Big 3” of low back disorders, McKenzie, McGill, and Janda can sometimes be seen as contradicting each other or at the very least seem incompatible. This seminar will help you see the common points and open up the possibility of integrating those 3 great worlds in a clinical setting.


  • Review McKenzie, McGill, Janda Lower Cross basics
  • Identify the clinical signs associated with the selection of each system
  • Review how to progress a patient from one system to the other
  • Discuss how to integrate each system
  • Compare how to switch in-between systems

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Detailed Content Outline (1 hour) 54:26
Clinical Presentations – 3 min
Steps of Care – 5 min
Mobility vs Stability – 3 min
Treatment hierarchy – 5 min
Protocols, treatment guides – 20 min
Core stabilization training – 6 min
Utilizing the patients functional range, how to integrate each system – 8 min
Switch in-between systems – 5 min

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Tarek Adra, DC Tarek Adra, DC

Dr. Adra earned a Doctorate of Chiropractic as well as a Master’s degree in Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture, both from the Southern California University of Health Sciences. A board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic and Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California, Dr. Adra also has served as a faculty member of the National University of Health Sciences in Chicago and the Southern California University of Health Sciences. He often is asked to speak on health care to the sports community as well as at spinal conferences. In addition, he holds certifications from The McKenzie Institute® in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® as well as in the Active Release Technique soft tissue management system. Dr. Adra is also a Doctor of Pharmacy, and started his career working in both community and hospital settings. Through this practice, he became aware of the limitations of traditional western medicine in the treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraine and tension headaches, sciatica and other disorders.

The Big 3: McKenzie, Janda and McGill Protocols