DNS Basic A Course
By: Midwest Rehabilitation Institute

Course Description

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: Identify common stereotypes of faulty postural stabilization “open scissors syndrome”, forward drown posture, backward drown posture, “hour glass syndrome” 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: Clarify how DNS corrective exercises can integrate with other exercise strategies Cover the basics of application of DNS concept in sport trainingProvide 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 Details

  • DNS Basic A Course
  • By:    Midwest Rehabilitation Institute
  • Instructor:    Dave Juerhing DC
  • Total CE Hours:    18
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