DNS Ped 2 course

Description of the Ped 2 course

DNS Ped 2 course is a 4 days course

The course will included the following:

  • Review of developmental kinesiology covered in pediatric course part 1
  • Demonstration of babies:  Be able to recognize ideal and disturbed locomotor patterns and determine developmental age of the babies.
  • Baby handling – review of the principles described in pediatric course part I. Handling demonstration focusing on key body segments – head and neck, hip, shoulder. Handling of physiological and abnormally developing babies.
  • Postural analysis & testing of integrated spinal stabilization system– review of tests presented in Course 1 and introduction to additional advanced tests.
  • Reflex locomotion: Review of reflex turning I, and reflex creeping and introduction to reflex turning II and 1st position.
  • DNS assessment and treatment approach to children with: poor posture, scoliosis, torticollis, hip and foot dysplasia
  • Corrective exercises based on the DNS functional tests and developmental positions. Clarify how DNS corrective exercises can integrate with other exercise strategies in diagnoses listed above
  • Patient’s & parent’s education
  • Developmental kinesiology in CP children - Pathologic motor development functional assessment: primitive reflexes, postural activity and postural reactions in abnormally developing baby. Determine retardation quotient