DNS C Course November 2021 San Diego

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization

Prague School of Rehabilitation

Clinical Course C

November 5-7, 2021

San Diego, California

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Course Objectives:

Course ObjectivesIntroduce advanced assessment methods – the integrated stabilizing system, locomotor stereotypes, respiratory stereotype

  1. Describe the kinesiology of muscle chains involved in locomotion: stepping forward and supporting function
  2. Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of the pelvic girdle and hip joint: phylogenetic and ontogenetic aspects, anatomical parameters from developmental perspective, the most common pathological conditions – femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, arthritis, DNS assessment and treatment procedures 
  3. Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of the shoulder girdle: phylogenetic and ontogenetic aspects, anatomical parameters from developmental perspective, DNS assessment and treatment in shoulder girdle disorders - hemiplegic shoulder, frozen shoulder, impingement syndrome, SLAP lesion
  4. Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of scoliosis: definition and classification, ontogenetic aspects leading to scoliotic development, risk factors, spine control in motor development, assessment of infants and adults with scoliosis and body asymmetry, bracing and DNS treatment positions and strategies
  5. Discuss and workshop assessment and treatment of pelvic floor issues and women’s health: pelvic floor muscle function from developmental perspective; associated kinesiology between diaphragm and pelvic floor; typical postural disturbances, functional  trigger point chains, joint dysfunction and hypersensitive zones in gynaecological diagnoses; DNS assessment and rehabilitation for stress incontinence, anorectal dysfunction, amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea, functional sterility, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain syndromes, vertebral-visceral relationships; rehabilitation for pregnant females
  6. Cover general DNS self-treatment advanced techniques
  7. Provide more complex clinical management explanation for clinicians to better integrate more advanced DNS protocols into regular practice.
  8. Establish individual goals (DNS understanding & skills) for students to be optimally prepared for the next level of training (Course “D” in Prague)



10803 Vista Sorrento Parkway, Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92121

San Diego, CA  


Course Instructors:


Eliska Urbarova, MPT

Eliška Urbářová completed her Physiotherapy Master’s degree at the Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacky University, Olomouc in 2011. She also studied physiotherapy in Finland at Lahti University of Applied Science for five months. Since 2011, Eliska has been working as a physiotherapist within the outpatient and inpatient departments at the Rehabilitation Clinic, University Hospital Motol in Prague. She also became an instructor in rehabilitation, teaching physiotherapy to medical students at the 2nd Faculty of Medicine within Charles University.

Eliška specialized in the functional assessment and treatment of older children, adults and sport patients, she has completed numerous professional courses including the: Aerobics diploma; Children aerobics; Stretch and Overball diploma; Chi-toning and Bosu courses; Medical Taping Concept; Form, function and facilitation by Clare Lewit; Global reciprotion inhibitor by Petr Bitnar and Reflex locomotion according prof. Vojta. Since 2012 she is certified instructor for “Kolar´s Approach to Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization: A Developmental Kinesiology Model”. 

In her rehabilitation practice, Eliška particularly focuses on the treatment of older children and adult patiens with neurologic and functional problems. 2011-2013 she has worked with U19men Floorball National team as a physiotherapist, 2014-2016 with FBC Kladno 1st Floorball League team as physiotherapist and fitness coach.

Michael Rintala, DC:

Michael Rintala, D.C. is in private practice in San Diego, California specializing in sports medicine and rehabilitation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California at San Diego. He graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1997.

The Prague School of Rehabilitation has been an important influence on Dr. Rintala’s approach to patient care. He has been studying the principles and techniques of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization with Prof. Pavel Kolar since 2004.

Dr. Rintala has been part of the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour Sports Medicine Team since 2004. He is also a treating doctor for the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) and a wide variety of other organizations ranging from Dance to Action Sports.

Dr. Rintala is one of the Prague School of Rehabilitation Primary Instructors Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) in the United States. He is also a DNS Certified Exercise Trainer (DNSET).


Course Organizers:

Michael Rintala, D.C.


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Course Fee's and Registration Instructions:

Early Bird course fee is: $750 Before October 1, 2021

The course fee after October 1, 2021 is: $850

Prague School Fee will be included with the price of the course!!!!