This Introductory Seminar on DVD (2 disks) is only offered to:

  • Medical Doctors
  • Osteopaths
  • Podiatric Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Chriopractic Physicians, or
  • Other medically trained, licensed practitioners


Who are interested in providing a drug free, surgery free therapy that permanently eliminates chronic musculoskeletal pain resulting from the Primus Metatarsus Supinatus Foot Structure. 

Some of the benefits for taking the Introductory Seminar are:

  • Become informed and be able to diagnose a previously unknown source of chronic muscle and joint pain that is likely affecting millions of people worldwide
  • Provide answers to your patients suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain for years without relief and frustrated because they don't know why
  • Prepare you to take the first Level I Certification Course so that you can become one of the select healthcare providers worldwide who is able to permanently eliminate chronic muscle and joint pain caused by this common foot structure
  • For those who pursue training and become certified, provide pain elimination (vs. pain management) services to your practice's list of services


This Introductory Seminar does NOT qualify you to:

  • Treat the Rothbarts Foot
  • Treat ascending, descending or mixed postural distortional patterns
  • Treat the PreClinical Clubfoot Deformity
  • Teach the Introductory Seminar


Prerequisites:
There is no prerequisite seminar or course required in order to take this Introductory Seminar.  

The Introductory Seminar -  Primus Metatarsus Supinatus, known as Rothbarts Foot - covers the following subjects:

A. Etiology of Rothbarts Foot

  • 1. Normal ontogenetic development of the foot and leg
  • 2. Abnormal ontogenetic development of the foot and leg

B. The Primus Metatarsus Supinatus (Rothbarts) Foot

  • 1. Diagnosis
  • 2. Interpreting Microwedge values

C. Functional Leg Length Discrepancy – a symptom of pelvic unleveling

  • 1. Ascending Pure Postural Patterns Pattern 
  • 2. Descending Pure Postural Patterns

D. Introduction to Gait Studies

  • 1. Normal - treadmill studies
  • 2. Abnormal - treadmill studies

E. Ascending Postural Pattern - segment by segment description of the pathomechanical events, on how the:

  • 1. Foot drives the innominates (Rothbart 2006, Journal American Podiatric Medical Association)
  • 2. Foot drives the temporal bone (Rothbart 2008, JAPMA)
  • 3. Foot drives the occlusion (Rothbart 2009. Annual Meeting International Association Posturologists, Paris France)

F. Descending Postural Pattern - Pathomechanics Sphenoid Basilar Syndrondrosis: e.g.:Sphenoid Torsion

  • 1. Unlevels the pelvis
  • 2. Supinates the foot

G. Ascending vs Descending Patterns

  • 1. Mirror image patterns
  • 2. Explains seemingly contradictions in observations

H. Postural Distortion Patterns

  • 1. Anterior Postural Distortion Patterns
  • 2. Posterior Postural Distortion Patterns

I. Factors that can distort or impede Rothbart Proprioceptive Therapy

  • 1. Improper training
  • 2. Incorrect type of proprioceptive insole
  • 3. Incorrect strength of proprioceptive stimulation






Primus Metatarsus Supinatus, known as Rothbarts Foot, is available on DVD (2 disks) with accompanying seminar syllabus.

The cost for this Introductory Seminar is 375 euros, shipping and handling included.


  1. Pay for your Introductory Seminary by clicking on the yellow "Buy Now" button on the bottom right of this page.
  2. Email your shipment details to IARPT@ProfessorRothbart.com   Include your name, street, state, country, zip code and telephone number. 

Upon receipt of your payment and shipment details, your order will be sent to you via Registered Mail.





A list of all healthcare practitioners who have completed their credential Certification Courses is maintained by IARPT. 

Send all inquiries regarding a practitioner's level of certification to IARPT<at>ProfessorRothbart<dot>com