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Modified instruction in the tango, says Marnie Coutts, D.P.T.’12, can help people with Parkinson’s disease improve their gait, balance, cognition and social lives. She says it combines the “art of connection” with the “science of movement.”

Tango: more than just a dance for Parkinson’s patients

Alumna Marnie Coutts wants more than two to tango: She says the Argentinian version of the dance can benefit people with this debilitating disease.

DMU Profiles, Fall 2012
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Huxley, IA, physical therapist Rob Drew, here cheering on the Ballard girls’ basketball team at the girls’ state basketball tournament in March, was given the Sports Medicine Award by the Iowa High School Athletic Association.

PT alumnus receives state sports medicine award

After 15 years of mending athletes and reviving their spirits, Rob Drew got his time in the spotlight for doing what he finds “very rewarding.”

DMU Profiles, Fall 2012
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