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Blog Posts in December 2008

  • In standing ZOA represents 30% of total surface of rib cage.
  • The piston-like axial displacement of the diaphragm dome relates to the shortening of the apposed muscle fibers.
  • Abnormal levels of asymmetrical ZOA opposition results in thoraco asymmetry and contributes to scoliosis, roto-scoliosis, kyphosis, and lordosis.
Posted December 11, 2008 at 11:45AM
Categories: Courses

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Posted December 11, 2008 at 11:44AM
Categories: Courses

The Postural Restoration Institute™ proudly announces that the following therapists have earned the designation of Postural Restoration Certified (PRC):

Lisa Bartels of the Hruska Clinic in Lincoln, NE; Joe Belding of Advance Physical Therapy in Chapel Hill, NC; Kyndy Boyle of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ; Mara Brandsoy of Impact Physical Medicine & Aquatic Center in St. Paul, MN; Susan Henning of Advance Physical Therapy in Pittsboro, NC; Jill Honermann of Sanford Health/Sanford Spine Center in Sioux Falls, SD; Kim Keyser of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC; Minh Nguyen of The Rejuvenation Center in Omaha, NE; Bobbie Ninneman of the Hruska Clinic in Lincoln, NE; Gregory Parfianowicz of Corning Hospital in Corning, NY; Christel Parvey of RiverView Rehab Services in East Grand Forks, MN; Gayla Pleggenkuhle of OSI in Maplewood, MN; Sangini Rane of Apex Physical Therapy in Apex, NC; Deborah Reagen of Deb Reagen PT in Woodbury, MN; Jane Stanley of Sioux City Physical Therapy in Sioux City, IA; Tina Straub of Brookings Avera Medical Clinic in Brookings, SD; and Joyce Wasserman of Physical Therapy Center of Horseheads in Horseheads, NY.

Certification is a result of advanced training, extraordinary interest and devotion to the science of postural adaptations, asymmetrical patterns and the influence of polyarticular chains of muscles on the human body as defined by the Postural Restoration Institute. The certification process of both clinical and analytical examination took place on December 8th and 9th at the Postural Restoration Institute™ under the direction of Ron Hruska and James Anderson. We congratulate these therapists on their outstanding achievement! Forty therapists nationwide are now recognized as Postural Restoration Certified.

Posted December 9, 2008 at 11:47AM
Categories: Clinicians
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