“The real key with the Mulligan Concept and its effectiveness is that you know you’re in the right place, doing the right technique, in the right direction, with the right grade while you’re doing it, by symptom abolition.”
We speak with physiotherapist Jack Miller [BSc(PT), DipMT(NZ), MClSc, DPT, FCAMPT] about the Mulligan Concept, including common terminology, techniques used, and current research. Jack also discusses the structure of the Mulligan Concept courses that he teaches. Watch the summary video of this interview that includes Mulligan technique demonstrations.
00:24 Can you introduce yourself?
00:52 How did you get involved with the Mulligan Concept?
01:41 Can you explain what the Mulligan Concept is?
03:18 Can you explain the terminology used with the Mulligan Concept?
04:06 What body areas can this concept be used on?
05:16 What are the basic principles of the Mulligan technique?
07:15 How do you determine what technique to perform?
08:41 How do the techniques change when the condition is acute vs. chronic?
09:34 How do patients maintain any improvements that they get during treatment, are there specific Mulligan exercises they are given?
10:25 Is there any equipment needed?
10:42 What research has been done on the Mulligan Concept?
11:44 Why do you think the Mulligan techniques are effective?
13:33 When would you use a Mulligan technique vs. a passive manual therapy technique such as a joint mobilization?
14:35 What is your opinion on the relevance of manual therapy to patient outcomes?
15:46 What do you teach at your courses?
16:51 Where can people find out more about you?