DNS Basic Course A

/DNS Basic Course A
DNS Basic Course A2018-11-06T15:15:29+00:00

Course Objectives

  • Improve understanding of the basic principles of developmental kinesiology with an emphasis on development during the first year of life
  • Identify and describe key milestones in human development
  • Introduce the three level of sensorimotor control in functional assessment and treatment
  • Demonstrate the relationship between development during the first year of life and pathology of the locomotor system in adulthood
  • Introduce new terminology pertinent to rehabilitation such as functional joint centration, punctum fixum, punctum mobile and the integrated stabilizing system of the spine
  • Define ideal postural stabilization from a developmental perspective: intra-abdominal pressure regulation, dual role of the diaphragm in stabilization and respiration, stabilization via co-contraction
  • Identify common stereotypes of faulty postural stabilization (“open scissors syndrome”, forward drown posture, backward drown posture, “hour glass syndrome”)
  • Explain and demonstrate biomechanics of homologous, ipsilateral and contralateral postural-locomotion patterns; closed and opened kinematic chains, stepping forward and supporting function
  • Evaluate and correct poor respiratory patterns
  • Demonstrate the correlation between poor respiration patterns and functional pathology of the locomotor system
  • Assess the integrated stabilizing system of the spine both visually and utilizing dynamic functional tests
  • Integrate corrective exercises based on the DNS functional tests and developmental positions: exercise in homologous static positions; position transfer during locomotor function; exercise progression using unstable surfaces; increased difficulty of the exercises utilizing resistance, dual tasking and other challenges
  • Clarify how DNS corrective exercises can integrate with other exercise strategies
  • Cover the basics of application of DNS concept in sport training
  • Provide basic clinical management explanation for clinicians to better integrate the DNS approach in their regular practice, including patient education
  • Optimally prepare students for the next level of training (Course “B”)

Course Information

  • Friday 26th – Sunday 28th April
  • Early Bird Price (Until Feb 28th 2019): £575
  • Full Price: £625
  • Price includes Prague School Fee and lunch Friday/Saturday
  • Course is limited to licensed health professionals (MD, DO, PT, DC, OT, ATC)
  • Payment via paypal or BACS (ask Sam for details)
  • Location: Hallmark Hotel Manchester, SK9 3LD
  • Instructor: Magdalena Lepsikova

Please email Sam (info@davieschiropracticcare.co.uk) for more information
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DNS A Course
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