Pediatric course part 2:
4 days course
•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