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Blog Posts in February 2014

Hello!  I am proud to report that our clinic, Launch Sport Performance, as well as our staff, Liz Wheeler, PRC, and TJ Burns were featured in the Washington Post this week.  You can read the full article here

Posted February 13, 2014 at 3:47PM

I have received a few excellent journal articles recently discussing the diaphragm! If you are interested in reading more about the anatomy of the diaphragm, and the role of the diaphram (more than just respiration), then be sure to check out these new references. They have been added to the PRI Library, as well as the reference list for the Postural Respiration course. And, the best news of all is that they are all available as Free PDF's online (see links below). Enjoy!

Anatomic Connections of the Diaphram: Influence of Respiration on the Body System (Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare)

Diaphragm Postural Function Analysis Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (PLOS ONE)

Imaging of the Diaphragm: Anatomy and Function (RadioGraphics)

Posted February 12, 2014 at 2:46PM
Categories: Articles

Brain & Spine Therapy Services, located at St. Luke's Hospital and staffed by Professional Rehab Partners, is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist. Our clinic specializes in chronic and surgical back and neck pain, balance and vestibular dysfunctions. Position includes comprehensive benefit package and very competitive salary. Please send resume or questions to

Posted February 12, 2014 at 9:31AM

If you are a home health Clinician, if you work with geriatric patients, or if you see complex chronic pain patients, you are not going to want to miss this new affiliate course being offered in Phoenix, AZ on March 8-9, 2014! The PRI Integration for the Home Health Clinician course is taught by James Anderson, and has gotten great reviews from it's first two courses offered this past fall!

If you sign up by next Friday, February 21st, you will still be eligible for the Early Registration Rate of $445.00. You can sign up online HERE or by calling 888-691-4583.

Posted February 10, 2014 at 9:35AM
Categories: Courses

Due to the Winter Storm in Portland, OR, the Postural Respiration course scheduled for this weekend at Shine Integrative Physical Therapy has been CANCELLED! The course has been rescheduled for February 22-23, 2014. Please check your email for additional information. Our apologies for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding of the situation.

Posted February 7, 2014 at 11:01AM
Categories: Courses

The Impingement & Instability course in Minneapolis, MN orginally scheduled for March 29-30th, has been changed to March 15-16th. Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear James Anderson discuss the importance of reference centers, along with calcaneal instability, pelvis instability, femoral instability and scapular instability. Early registration deadline is next Friday, February 14th!

Posted February 6, 2014 at 3:32PM
Categories: Courses

PRI goes to Sochi!

7 of the 10 athletes that comprise the USA luge team are posturally trained. Sean Fitzgerald MPT, PRC of Transitions Physical Therapy in Vermont has been working with the US luge team for the past 3 years. The challenges of a sports that is reliant on transverse power and sagittal mobility for an optimal start, followed by a ride dependent on the ability to remain as inhibited as possible lends itself very well to the postural approach.


Posted February 4, 2014 at 12:00PM

Ron Hruska was featured in the first interview of 2014 with Joe Heiler on In this interview, Ron discusses how his life experiences have helped him to develop the Postural Restoration Institute (PRI), as well as looking at the interplay between systems and pattern predictability, polyarticular chains and the importance of inhibiting muscles, PRI treatment goals, squat patterning including thoughts on powering the squat through the respiratory system, and a whole lot more...

The interview can be accessed HERE on the free version of the website.

Posted February 4, 2014 at 10:18AM
Categories: Science Interviews
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