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Blog Posts in October 2009

Shaun Huls CSCS, SCCC in Norfolk, VA recently sent us a link to a website that discusses various phases of gait.  Some great figures are provided that go over heel contact with each phase.  Take a look at this website HERE!

Posted October 30, 2009 at 11:28AM
Categories: Articles

Check out our latest Featured Interview!  This month we are featuring our very own, Janie EbmeierRead all about her and her position at PRI as well as some fun facts you may have not known about PRI!

Posted October 29, 2009 at 11:34AM

We have set a date for the Pelvic Floor Dysfunction course!  The course is scheduled for October 9-10, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Earlier this year, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction was offered as a one day course during our 1st annual Interdisciplinary Integration course.  Next year, it will be a TWO DAY course all on it’s own!  We are excited for this opportunity to spend an entire two days discussing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction!  Don’t wait to sign up, this course will only be offered once next year!  To register or read more about it, click here!

Posted October 27, 2009 at 11:36AM
Categories: Courses

The Standing Serratus Stomatognathic Squat is a brand new activity that is being introduced in the Cervical-Cranio-Mandibular Restoration course!  This activity is not only used for a home program, it is also used to help the clinician determine bite position!  Learn all about this activity in our next Cervical-Cranio-Mandibular Restoration course being offered in Lebanon, NH!

Posted October 20, 2009 at 11:37AM
Categories: Techniques

Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2010 Interdisciplinary Integration course.  We have confirmed the agenda and speakers for all 4 days!  The course will be held on April 14-17, 2010 and will cover feet, dentistry, vision and our new topic REST!  You can register for all four days or for just one day!  To read more about this course, click here!

Posted October 16, 2009 at 11:41AM
Categories: Courses

October 17th is the early registration deadline for 3 upcoming courses: Rapid City, SD (Myokinematic Restoration), Dearborn, MI (Postural Respiration) and Lebanon, NH (Cervical-Cranio-Mandibular Restoration). If you are planning to attend, please submit your registration before this Saturday to receive the early registration rate. If you have already registered for one of the aforementioned courses, you will be notified of confirmation on Monday, October 19th.

Posted October 14, 2009 at 11:43AM
Categories: Courses

This was the before video that we showed…

Gait from Postural Restoration Institute on Vimeo.

Here she is a couple months later after working on a “glute program”.  Look at her arm swing!  Look at her ability to achieve heel strike!  She still has some work ahead of her but this is a major improvement!

After… from Postural Restoration Institute on Vimeo.

Posted October 12, 2009 at 11:45AM
Categories: Videos

Paul Coffin, DPM has been associated with PRI for several years.  He actively treats patients at the Hruska Clinic and consults with PRI therapists around the country.  As a result of the many years spent collaborating with PRI he has developed an orthotic that compliments the science and beliefs of the Institute.  To read about his rationale for “PRI orthotics”, click HERE

Posted October 9, 2009 at 11:48AM
Categories: Products

San Diego, California will be the location for the CSM for 2010.  The CSM brings together more than 7,500 physical therapy professionals from around the nation.  Among the many speakers, Kyndy Boyle, PT, PhD, OCS, PRC will be presenting on the management of sacro-iliac pain.  “Management of Patients With Sacroiliac Joint Region Pain: What’s Old, What’s New, What’s In, and What’s Out”, will be held on Friday February 19th from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  To read the detailed information, click here!  If you were planning on attending the CSM or happen to be in the area, you might want to check it out!

Posted October 7, 2009 at 1:15PM

Here is a great article written by Michael Cantrell, MPT, PRC.  “There is another player in the postural restoration world that should be looked at more closely. The latissimus dorsi muscle can be a dominant force in preventing repositioning of a patient.”  To read this article, click here!

Posted October 6, 2009 at 1:18PM
Categories: Articles
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