#37 - Dr. Richard Ulm - Evolving Thoughts on Human Performance and Injury
Dr. Richard Ulm is a lead instructor of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) for the Prague School of Rehabilitation (www.rahabps.com). He is an associate professor for National University of Health Sciences in Chicago, IL where he teaches manual therapy and rehabilitation. He is also a Chiropractic Physician at Columbus Chiropractic at Rehabilitation Center in Dublin, Ohio (www.ColumbusCRC.com) and the creator of and lead instructor for Athlete-Enhancement (www.Athlete-Enhancement.com), an education organization emphasizing combining of rehabilitation and strength training.
Dr. Ulm has published numerous articles on rehabilitation, mechanics of stabilization, and strength training. He is also the co-author of the chapter on DNS in the soon-to-be-released 3rd edition of “Rehabilitation of the Spine”.
In his practice, Dr. Ulm works with the full spectrum of patients ranging from referrals from the medical field that have failed at all other interventions (e.g. surgery, physical therapy, injections, medication, chiropractic and acupuncture) to professional athletes seeking to maximize their body’s potential. He utilizes active exercise with a heavy emphasis on manual therapy to personalize all treatment plans to each individual patient.
Topics discussed: ART, Charles Poliquin, strength & conditioning, Olympic training, why anatomy matters, DNS, pilates, opinions on breathing and core, overtraining the posterior chain, extension compression stabilizing strategies, and more.