DNS Exercise Course: Part I

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For Clinicians and Exercise Professionals

We are excited to host Des Moines’ first Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise Course: Part I with Dr. Brett Winchester on April 14 – 15, 2018.

Conference Registration is now open for Clinicians (PTs, DOs, DCs, NPs, MDs) and Exercise Professionals (ATCs, Yoga Instructors, CrossFit Coaches, Pilates Instructors). Continuing education credits for the course are provided in partnership with Des Moines University.

As an expert in functional movement therapy, Dr. Winchester’s clinical knowledge and teaching ability will provide valuable insights for practitioners across the healthcare spectrum. Dr. Winchester has been a mentor of Dr. LoRang for years and he has attended eight courses with him.

If you are at all involved in physical medicine, rehabilitation, or any sort of movement therapy and exercise, you won’t regret attending this conference.

DNS Exercise Course: Part 1

Dr. Brett Winchester

Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center – Des Moines, IA

Conference Dates and Times
April 14-15, 2018
Saturday April 14th from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday April 15th from 8:00am – 3:00pm

Event Prices*:
$575 Before February 15th
$675 Before April 14th
$775 Day of Event

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*Please note that this price does not include the mandatory fee from Prague School Registration fee for 80 Euros, payable here.



Brett Winchester, DC

When not practicing at Winchester Spine & Sport, Dr. Brett Winchester teaches around the globe. In 2013, Dr. Winchester lectured in six countries conducting 30 seminars for doctors, students and therapists. Dr. Winchester received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic.

Dr. Winchester currently teaches for Logan University and its College of Chiropractic, the Motion Palpation Institute, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, and The Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomate, to name a few. Dr. Winchester’s studies and lectures have taken him to England, Prague, Chile, Sweden, Norway, Canada and across the United States to teach the latest manual therapy research and techniques.

In his free time, Dr. Winchester enjoys spending time with his family, including wife Cheri Thornhill Winchester, a longtime resident of Lincoln County, and his children Grace and Wade. His hobbies include cycling, snow and water skiing, soccer, tennis and reading.

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Winchester indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose.

Conference Objectives:

PART I: 2 Day Course

•Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of developmental kinesiology.
•Describe the relationship between development during the first year of life and dysfunction of the locomotor system in adulthood.
•Discuss and demonstrate the basis of human movement: support, stepping forward, the biomechanics of motor function, the verticalization process & functional joint centration in postural development.
•Evaluate and correct poor respiratory patterns.
•Assess the integrated stabilizing system of the spine both visually and utilizing dynamic functional tests.
•Integrate corrective exercises based on the DNS functional tests and developmental positions in supine, prone, low kneeling, oblique sit, and quadruped global movements.
•Demonstrate how DNS corrective exercises can be integrated with other exercise strategies.


  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 12.75 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Rheumatology Association of Iowa. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 12.75 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • DC/PT/Other: This live activity is designated for 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.



No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


Saturday, April 14
8:30 am Registration
9 am Welcome
9:15 am Lecture and Workshop
11:15 am Break
11:30 am Lecture and Workshop
1 pm Lunch Break
2 pm Lecture and Workshop
4:30 pm Question and Answer Session
5 pm Adjourn
Sunday, April 15
8 am Welcome
8:15 am Lecture and Workshop
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Lecture and Workshop
1 pm Break
1:15 pm Lecture and Workshop
2:45 pm Question and Answer Session
3 pm Adjourn

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