The McKenzie Method is not "an exercise" as many incorrectly believe. The McKenzie method (aka MDT - Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy) is a comprehensive assessment and treatment system, that can quickly determine if you are a good candidate for physical therapy or not.
The vast majority of patient's respond great to the McKenzie approach avoiding injections, narcotics, and surgery. They learn how to treat themselves, and equally, if not more importantly how to keep themselves feeling great. There are 4 steps to the process.