- The MCTA regrets to announce the loss of a founding member Barbara Hetherington. Barbara passed away in Auckland, New Zealand on the 12th of July 2016, aged 74.Barbara initially taught extensively internationally, as well as within New Zealand, conducting manual therapy and/or sports medicine workshops in Hong Kong, Switzerland, India, Western Samoa and Singapore utilising philosophies of Kaltenborn, Janda, McKenzie and Mulligan Concept.
Barbara first started teaching for the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association in 1995, and mentored many current MCTA members through to teaching status. Barbara retired from teaching in 2013 becoming a member Emeritus of the MCTA.
Barbara also held honorary life member status with Physiotherapy New Zealand, NZ Private Practitioners Association and the New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association. She served on executives of the World Confederation of Physical Therapists and IFOMT and was respected for her forthright honesty and insight.
As a fellow teacher, mentor and friend she will be sorely missed.
Note from Brian Mulligan: Thank you all again for your messages re our Barbara. She was a great friend and colleague and Dawn and I will miss her very much.
- Brian Mulligan has just received The Geoffrey Maitland Award for the advancement of clinical practice in Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapy at the 2016 IFOMPT Conference in Glasgow. All the conference people did a standing ovation – the atmosphere was electric! Here a photo of the Kiwi contingent that supported him.
- The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy: Textbook of techniques by Hing, Hall, Rivett, Vicenzino and Mulligan, 2015.
- ‘Mobilization with Movement: The art and the science’ by Bill Vicenzino, Wayne Hing, Darren Rivett and Toby Hall
- New Mulligan Web site:www.mulliganconcept.net/ in Portuguese, Spanish and French
- New 6th Edition Mulligan NAGS, SNAGS & MWMs etc.
- Spanish Edición Mulligan NAGS, SNAGS & MWMs etc. Cuarta Edición
- Certified Mulligan Practitioner Exam Dates
- MCTA Research Award – Apply Now!