Frequently Asked Questions


> Who is P-DTR® for?

P-DTR® is for curious humans who wish to learn more about Functional Neurology and how the body/world works at a deeper level. Studying P-DTR® you will gain a great pool of knowledge and power that you can put to use in your life and practice. P-DTR® is a lens through which to view the world, and not just a therapy.

P-DTR® is predominantly aimed at the following Individuals:

  • Medical Doctors
  • Osteopaths
  • Physiotherapists
  • Chiropractors
  • Massage Therapists
  • Trainers
  • Pilates/Yoga Instructors
  • Acupuncturists
  • Coaches

> What pre-reading do I need to do?

A good level of Anatomical knowledge is recommended, as well as some basic knowledge of Neurology. This would include the concepts of Nociception, Neurones and action potentials as well as spinal tracts. A good level of manual muscle testing knowledge is also beneficial but again not essential.

> What is the aim of P-DTR®?

To correct aberrant proprioceptive information being sent to the Central Nervous System via the Receptors of the body.

> How does P-DTR® work?

By highlighting the presence of both the Primary and Main Secondary Receptor dysfunction to the Brain and using a Deep Tendon Reflex to normalise the responses of these receptors. This will modify the neuromuscular responses the CNS creates.

> What does P-DTR® treat?

P-DTR® treats the “Software” of the body. This means that P-DTR® normalises the information being sent to the Brain. As a result, the method can have a vast array of positive outcomes on many problems.

> Some of the problems P-DTR® can help with is:

  • > Musculoskeletal Pain
  • > Postural complaints
  • > Gastrointestinal complaints
  • > Functional hormonal disturbances
  • > Energy/Cognition complaints
  • > Emotional complaints

> Recommended Prerequisites/Background, ideal but not essential:

  • > Manual muscle testing
  • > Therapy background – Massage, Chiropractor, Osteopath, Physiotherapist etc.
  • > Training background – Personal Training
  • > Medical Background – Doctors, Neurologists, Researchers

> Who has taken P-DTR® so far?

We have so far had the privilege to train Doctors, Neurologists, Trainers, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Massage therapists, Movement therapists, Students, IT consultants, Athletes and many others from all over the world.

DR Jose Palomar P-DTR

Have a different question?

Ask Dr.Palomar


Stay informed,
subscribe to our mailing list!

* indicates required