Eastside Wellness in Peoria, IL, Offers Innovative Therapy with Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)

Our Chiropractic Wellness Center has introduced Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), a revolutionary approach to physical therapy designed to enhance motor functionality through the body's inherent developmental patterns.

DNS, rooted in decades of research and practice, is not just rehabilitation but a holistic strategy aimed at improving the body’s core stability and movement mechanics. The methodology, developed by the Prague School of Rehabilitation, relies on activating the body’s natural stabilizing system, an approach that has shown promising results in boosting athletic performance and assisting in injury recovery. At Eastside Wellness, trained therapists are now offering personalized DNS sessions, promising a cutting-edge solution for patients aiming to achieve optimal physical health and performance.

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What are the benefits of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)?

DNS was founded by world-famous physiotherapist Pavel Kolar. DNS believes that human posture is the result of the nervous system's function, which is formed primarily in the first few years of life.

Here are some of the key benefits of DNS:

  1. Enhanced Motor Control: DNS focuses on retraining the central nervous system to activate the correct muscle groups in the correct order. This helps to improve coordination, balance, and precision in movements, which are vital for both daily activities and sports performance.

  2. Injury Prevention: By emphasizing proper posture and movement mechanics based on developmental patterns observed in early childhood, DNS helps individuals move more naturally and efficiently. This reduces the risk of injuries by minimizing undue stress on muscles, joints, and ligaments.

  3. Pain Reduction: DNS can be highly effective in addressing the root causes of pain that stem from dysfunctional movement patterns and muscle imbalances. By restoring natural movement patterns, DNS can help alleviate chronic pain in areas such as the back, neck, and shoulders.

  4. Improved Athletic Performance: Athletes can benefit significantly from DNS techniques, which enhance the body’s ability to perform complex movements more efficiently. This can lead to improvements in strength, agility, and endurance, crucial for high-level performance in sports.

  5. Faster Rehabilitation: For those recovering from injury, DNS offers a proactive therapy approach that goes beyond treating symptoms to address the fundamental movement dysfunctions that may have contributed to the injury. This can lead to a more sustainable recovery and lower chances of re-injury.

  6. Developmental Re-education: DNS is based on developmental movement patterns that every human being naturally goes through during early childhood. Revisiting these patterns helps to correct dysfunctions acquired over time due to lifestyle, habits, or incorrect training.

  7. Strengthening Core Stability: Core stability is a fundamental focus of DNS, as a strong core is essential for the transfer of force and energy throughout the body during various activities. Strengthening the core through DNS techniques improves the stability and alignment of the spine and pelvis, which is crucial for all physical activities.

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