DNS Exercise Course: Part 2

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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 2

Robert Lardner graduated from the Department of Physical Therapy, Lund’s University, Sweden in 1991. He has worked in inpatient / outpatient rehabilitation facilities in Sweden prior to moving to Illinois in 1992, where he worked as a staff physical therapist at McNeal Hospital, Clearing Industrial Clinic and a supervisor of physical therapy at Mercy Hospital.

He has also been in charge of physical therapy services at a number private outpatient and sports clinics, and in addition teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses at both the Southern California and the National Universities of Health Sciences. He has studied with Professors Janda, Lewit and Kolář from the Czech Republic who are pioneers in functional rehabilitation and manual medicine. Over the years he has taught different courses in the field of rehabilitation utilizing techniques and approaches of leaders in this field whose philosophies he deeply appreciates, these include manual therapy, gait and movement analysis, exercise, and reflex philosophies & techniques. At present he is also an international DNS (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization) instructor.

Currently, he is in private practice in Chicago and continues to teach various seminars throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.




Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center – Des Moines, IA

Conference Dates and Times
March 30-31, 2019
Saturday March 30th from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday March 31st from 8:00am – 3:00pm

Event Prices*:
See Registration Page below

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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.



Robert Lardner, PT

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

Conference Objectives:

PART II: 2 day course

Review of developmental kinesiology in the context of adult optimal posture, sports performance, global motor patterns and the relationship to enhancing outcomes in sport and human movement.

Demonstrate exercises in higher developmental positions – tripod, bear, squat, lunge, step up and its modifications & training of body awareness.

Demonstrate exercises utilizing the principles of developmental kinesiology with elastic bands,barbells, weights, and gymball

Discuss & demonstrate DNS exercises for specific sport techniques: throwing, jumping, stroke, skating etc.



  • 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, March 30
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, March 31
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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