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Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization
Manual Therapy Course
This course runs from January 12-14, 2024
We will meet in person at:
5005 Texas Street, STE 101
San Diego, CA 92108
Friday 10 pm-6 pm
Saturday 9 am-5 pm
Sunday 9 am-4 pm
Earlybird Price: $795 Before Dec. 1, 2023
Regular Price: $895 After Dec. 1, 2022
*Prague School Fees included
Certification in DNS Exercise Course
To ensure adequate practice with clients, this practical test can only be taken one year after completion of the first DNS course (either DNS Exercise I or DNS A).
You may still choose to takeDNS Exercise III prior to that 1-year span. However, if you wish to take the trainer certification practical test, you will have to retake Level III again and sit for the test.
You will also need to complete an online test after taking the DNS exercise II course. It is a prerequisite for taking the practical test at the DNS Exercise III course.
When you earn your certification, you can choose to have your name listed on the Prague School Rehabilitation website for a one-time fee of 20 Euros. You are required to take at least 1 DNS course every 3 years to retain your certification status.
Educate attendees on the powerful influence neurology has on manual therapy and vice versa.
Cover the roll manual therapy plays in both DNS assessment and treatment.
Expose attendees to a variety of manual therapy techniques used by competent DNS practitioners such as trigger point work, joint mobilization/manipulation and active exercises performed in developmental positions.
Manual techniques are an often overlooked and yet integral component of DNS treatment. The purpose of this course is to expose attendees to the different manual techniques used by proficient DNS practitioners in hopes of improving attendees’ ability to assess and treat their patients.
*Space will be limited in order to provide an ideal ratio between instructor and students.
Dr. Michael Rintala D.C.
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).
Michal Truc, M.P.T.
Michal graduated from the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague, achieving Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy in 1998. Specializing in rehabilitation of locomotor system dysfunction and in functional treatment of clients with vertigo and balance problems, but also treating patients with various neurological and orthopaedic diagnosis Michal worked as physical therapist at the Department of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, University Hospital Motol in Prague for more than 10 years. Since November 2011 Michal works as senior physiotherapist at Professor Kolar’s private Centre of Movement Medicine located in Prague (http://www.cpmchodov.cz).
Michal is certified therapist in Reflex Locomotion according to Vojta, Mobilization and Relaxation Techniques according to Lewit, and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Kolar. Michal has also been trained in the Treatment of Functional Disorders of Orofacial System by Dr. Clayton Skaggs (St. Louis, Missouri, USA) and in Trigger Point Treatment according to Prof. Simons (DeKalb Medical Centre, Atlanta, USA). Michal completed course in method of Quadruped Locomotion and Creeping according to Klapp, course in Kinesiotaping, being also certified in application of Physical Therapy Modalities (Noninvasive laser therapy and magnetic field therapy).
Since 2003 Michal been appointed team clinician for the Czech National Cross-Country Skiing Team and Czech National Hockey Team. Michal has been functionally evaluating and treating elite athletes on daily basis also traveling with the teams for International World Championships and Olympic Games. In his work with professional athletes Michal focuses on treatment, prevention and enhancement of sport performance.
Michal Truc closely works under Professors Pavel Kolar’s supervision, becoming an expert in the Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization approach. He acts as certified instructor in Developmental Kinesiology and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization since 2001. He has been teaching the DNS courses in Czech Republic, Slovakia and other European countries, Japan and North America.