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FMUQ: Functional Mobilization Upper Quadrant

Prerequisites FM I and PNF I Note: The Kaiser Vallejo Residendcy will no longer serve as a PNFI prerequiste substitute. Required Equipment All participants should bring: A half foam roll (12″ x 6″ which measures 3″ tall at the apex since the 6″ round is cut in half) to use during the course.  You may […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

  Attend online Attend at DMU Agenda 7 pm Continuing Educational Session 8 pm IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 pm Adjourn Register Attend online If you are attending at Des Moines University, please register below. Continuing education credit MD:  Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. […]

— Vanessa Ross

Functional Gait: Component Assessment and Treatment

Prerequisites PNF I Note: The Kaiser Vallejo fellowship will no longer serve as a PNFI prerequiste substitute. Required Equipment Please bring a mobilization strap to the course on Saturday and Sunday.  Mobilization straps may be ordered from IPA, and shipped directly to the course if ordered at least 2 weeks prior to course commencement.  IPA […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Attend online Attend at DMU Agenda 7 pm Continuing Educational Session 8 pm IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 pm Adjourn Register Attend online If you are attending at Des Moines University, please register below. Continuing education credit MD:  Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

  Attend online! Attend at DMU!   Agenda 7 pm Dem Bones: Foot Bone Connected to the Leg Bone…: Functional Connection Between a Pathologic Flatfoot and Proximal Extremity Symptoms Discuss the biomechanics benefits of an Evan’s calcaneal osteotomy. Discuss the pathomechanics of a flexible flat foot deformity. Discuss the functional connection between overpronation and proximal lower […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Attend online! Attend at DMU! Agenda 7 pm Vestibular Examination and Treatment Angela Bahr, DPT  Describe functional implications of vestibular anatomy. Indicate correct Dix-Hallpike tests and signs/symptoms that may indicate benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Identify patients with dizziness what would benefit from a full vestibular evaluation by a specialist. 8 pm IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 pm […]

— Vanessa Ross

CFS: CoreFirst Strategies for Optimum Function

Attendance Audience: PT, PTA, OT. OTAs may attend with a supervising PT or OT. Each student is expected to complete required reading and video reviews prior to the classroom instruction and attend all hours of classroom instruction to receive a certificate of completion. Any exceptions to this policy must be pre-approved in writing by the […]

— Vanessa Ross

Section on Women’s Health – Pelvic Floor Level 1

Description This 3-day course provides physical therapists with practical knowledge and skill in the treatment of female urinary incontinence, with an introduction to the treatment of pelvic pain. Instruction in pelvic floor muscle anatomy, function, physiology, and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction will provide the clinician with skills for immediate clinical application and build the base […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Attend onsite at Des Moines University or online! If you are attending ONLINE, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7509180989301472769 If you are attending at DES MOINES UNIVERSITY, please register below. Agenda 7 p.m. Spasticity Management and the Use of Botulinum Toxin Amy J. Lynch, D.O., The Iowa Clinic Review normal nerve and muscle physiology Examine the causes, pathophysiology, […]

— Vanessa Ross

Managing the Adolescent Athlete

Today’s children are involved in an increasing number of activities at a younger and younger age. With increased participation comes increased injury risk. The combination of greater activity, early growth, and structural asymmetry has increased the severity of issues we are seeing in younger athletes. Issues will be discussed that can be prevented with critical assessment […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Agenda 7 p.m. Sailing Into the Third Era of Medicine … Are Physical Therapists Missing the Boat? Mark Blankespoor, PT, DPT, Work Systems Rehab and Fitness Understand the progression from the 1st to the 2nd to the 3rd era of medicine. Define the factors nudging us into this 3rd era. Identify wellness strategies that physical […]

— Vanessa Ross

Know a physical therapist?

In honor of World Physical Therapy Day, we want to recognize the P.T.s in our Physical Therapy Clinic and all the students, faculty and staff in our doctor of physical therapy program for helping patients live and move without pain. Think you might want to be a physical therapist? Learn more about our 34-month program […]

— Andrea Cooley

DMU club seeks mobility equipment for donation

(Des Moines) - The Des Moines University Physical Therapy Club is, again, working toward better health around the world. As part of All-Iowa Wheels For The World (AIWFTW), the club will be collecting wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches and jogging strollers. All equipment donated to AIWFTW is repaired, if needed, and distributed to Third-World countries. To […]

— Courtney Tompkins