Credentialing Programs

Description

The Postural Restoration Institute established a credentialing program in 2004 as a way to recognize and identify those individuals with 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. Postural Restoration Certified (PRC) credentialing program is available to physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, and chiropractors who have attended the required PRI courses, demonstrated a thorough understanding of the science through completion of the PRC application, and successfully participate in both clinical and analytical testing. To date 174 individuals have earned the designation of PRC under the direction of Ron Hruska.

Description

In 2011, the Postural Restoration Institute established a credentialing program for athletic trainers, athletic therapists, and strength and conditioning coaches as a way to recognize and identify individuals with 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. Postural Restoration Trained (PRT) is a credential available to Athletic Trainers (with Certification through the BOC), Athletic Therapists (with Certification through the CATA), Strength and Conditioning Coaches (with CSCS Certification through the NSCA or SCCC Certification through the CSCCa), and Exercise Physiologists (Certified Exercise Physiologists, Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologists, and Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologists with Certification through the ACSM) who have attended PRI courses, demonstrated a thorough understanding of the science through completion of the PRT Application and successfully participated in both clinical and analytical testing. To date, 46 individuals have earned the designation of PRT under the direction of Ron Hruska.

PRI Mission

The PRI mission is to explore postural adaptations and asymmetries and their influence on the polyarticular chains of the body. Our mission is based on the development of an innovative treatment approach that explains the primary contributors of postural kinetic and kinematic movement dysfunction.

PRI concepts continue to grow. PRI now has 174 Postural Restoration Certified™ (PRC) clinicians, 46 Postural Restoration Trained™ (PRT) clinicians, over 60 Postural Restoration Centers™, and seven primary and secondary educational courses, in addition to PRI Affiliate and PRI Vision courses. PRI has produced three editions of a CD comprised of Non-Manual Techniques and the first edition DVD of manual techniques. Our website is the primary source for information regarding courses, location of nationwide credentialed health professionals, educational materials, daily news, dialogue and references.

Click here to learn more about how to become a Postural Restoration Center™. If you would like your business to become a Postural Restoration Center, click here to fill out an application. If your business is already a Postural Restoration Center and you need to renew your application, click here.