Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) May 10, 2015
FOTO Announces the 2015 D. L Hart International Research Award was presented to Dr. Daniel Deutscher, PT, PhD, for outstanding research in physical therapy. Dr. Deutscher is Director of Research & Development, Physical Therapy Service, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel.
The significance of Dr. Deutscher’s research found that physical therapists with any formal McKenzie education (Parts A to D and credentialed) had better patient functional outcomes and fewer visits than therapists with no formal McKenzie training. The research is published and peer-reviewed in Physical Therapist’ Level of McKenzie Education, Functional Outcomes, and Utilization in Patients with Low Back Pain. Co-authors involved in the research include Mark Werneke, PT, MS, Dip MDT, Ditza Gottlieb, PT, MSc, Julie Fritz, PT, PhD, and Linda Resnik, PT, PhD.