Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization
Intermediate C Course
Instructor: Eliska Urbarova, PT  

This course runs from October 20-22, 2023

We will meet in-person at:

ID Lab New York

264 W 40th St, Suite 501.

New York, NY 10018

DNS C Course Payment

Course Time:

Friday- Sunday: 10 am- 4pm

Course Fee’s:

Early Bird – $795

After October 1, 2023 – $895

DNS C Course Payment

DNS “C” Course Objectives

  • Introduce advanced assessment methods – the integrated stabilizing system, locomotor stereotypes, respiratory stereotype
  • Describe the kinesiology of muscle chains involved in locomotion: stepping forward and supporting function
  • Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of the pelvic girdle and hip joint: phylogenetic and ontogenetic aspects, anatomical parameters from developmental perspective, the most common pathological conditions – femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, arthritis, DNS assessment and treatment procedures
  • Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of the shoulder girdle: phylogenetic and ontogenetic aspects, anatomical parameters from developmental perspective, DNS assessment and treatment in shoulder girdle disorders – hemiplegic shoulder, frozen shoulder, impingement syndrome, SLAP lesion
  • Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of scoliosis: definition and classification, ontogenetic aspects leading to scoliotic development, risk factors, spine control in motor development, assessment of infants and adults with scoliosis and body asymmetry, bracing and DNS treatment positions and strategies
  • Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of pelvic floor issues and women’s health: pelvic floor muscle function from developmental perspective; associated kinesiology between diaphragm and pelvic floor; typical postural disturbances, functional  trigger point chains, joint dysfunction and hypersensitive zones in gynaecological diagnoses; DNS assessment and rehabilitation for stress incontinence, anorectal dysfunction, amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea, functional sterility, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain syndromes, vertebral-visceral relationships; rehabilitation for pregnant females
  • Cover general DNS self-treatment advanced techniques
  • Provide more complex clinical management explanation for clinicians to better integrate more advanced DNS protocols into regular practice.
  • Establish individual goals (DNS understanding & skills) for students to be optimally prepared for the next level of training (Course “D” in Prague)

Instructor: Eliška Urbářová, PT

Eliška Urbářová completed her Physiotherapy Master’s degree at the Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacky University, Olomouc in 2011. She also studied physiotherapy in Finland at Lahti University of Applied Science for five months. Since 2011, Eliska has been working as a physiotherapist within the outpatient and inpatient departments at the Rehabilitation Clinic, University Hospital Motol in Prague. She also became an instructor in rehabilitation, teaching physiotherapy to medical students at the 2nd Faculty of Medicine within Charles University. 
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Dr. Michael Rintala is one of the Prague School of Rehabilitation Primary Instructors teaching Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) in the United States. He is also a DNS Certified Exercise Trainer (DNSET).