Side Dominance in Rehab and Conditioning



Alt12 Fitness

212 Fifth St

Wenatchee, WA, 98801


January 6, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Open to the public, but recommended for trainers, PTs and other medical professionals

The Reembody Method is rapidly gaining traction among coaches, trainers, and physiotherapists all over the world. Its efficiency, simplicity and emphasis on integration make it highly effective for advancing any training goal.

One of the most powerful tools the method has to offer is the ability to predict movement patterns based on an individual’s neurological laterality. By knowing how the dominant and non-dominant sides specialize in their behavior, we significantly trim the assessment process, and focus our interventions where they will have the greatest effect on our clients’ health.

This is an active workshop plus lecture; participants should come prepared to move, sweat and take notes.

1) Intro

2) Primer on Analog Relationships in the Body

Central nervous system, bone, muscle, joint, respiration

3) The “Leaky Bucket” Model of Proprioception

Laterality is an economizing tool of the CNS, but it requires a steady stream of proprioceptive information. When that stream is low, the two sides react predictably.

4) Launching vs. Loading

Gait is the most straightforward expression of the cooperation of the two sides, and the most productive environment to assess their integrity. Moreover, the dominant and non-dominant sides have predictable specializations within the gait cycle which can help us to understand the “why” behind joint dysfunction.

5) Force In/Force Out

The hand, elbow, and shoulder inherit the power—and any dysfunctional baggage— generated in the feet, knees and hip. Combined with more mobility and fewer bony connection points, the upper extremities are particularly vulnerable to poor cooperation between the two sides.

6) Q & A

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