Physical Therapy 515-271-1717
|Monday - Friday||7:00 am – 5:00 pm|
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Feel confident in your care: 100% of Physical Therapy providers and staff are fully Covid-19 vaccinated.
Our providers are experts in movement and passionate about helping you improve function and performance
Through hands-on care and patient-focused movement assessment and treatment, DMU physical therapists optimize functional recovery and high level performance, and provide trauma-informed and equitable health care.
Our facility includes treatment rooms that ensure comfort and privacy and a gym space with state of the art equipment and technology.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are now offering virtual health appointments. Find more information or call to schedule your appointment today.
Upcoming Exercise classes
Active Adult Exercise
An exercise class for all ages and abilities, focused on improving balance, strength and flexibility. Taught by Sharon Johansen, PTA, MS, ATC and Jane Solon.
Starting September 2
Conditions We Treat
Chronic pain recovery
The DMU Clinic team will work with you to treat symptoms and pain associated with chronic conditions or injuries.
General weakness, muscle and joint pain
Our therapists assess and treat injuries and conditions all over the body, including the back and neck, shoulder, arm and hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot.
Running and cycling injury rehabilitation and sports performance
At the Running and Cycling Clinic, our experts will diagnose movement dysfunction utilizing wearable technology and motion analysis to assess the biomechanics of running or cycling. Improved mechanics will decrease strain and improve your performance.
Vestibular disorders and dizziness
We specialize in effectively treating dizziness, vertigo, lightheadedness, imbalance and other disorders of the vestibular system.
Balance and fall prevention
Physical therapy can help address changes in balance, strengthen muscles, and improve your overall physical health to keep you active and well.
In addition to physical therapy, dry needling is a treatment option that promotes blood flow to underlying tissues to treat pain, muscle impairments and movement disability.
Diabetic care and injury prevention
Physical therapy can help promote healthier mechanics by improving strength and range of motion to help reduce the risk of falling.
Pregnancy and postpartum care
The musculoskeletal system changes significantly during and after pregnancy. Our therapists work with you to optimize function throughout your pregnancy and recover after your little one arrives. Common treatments include pelvic, back and hip pain along with urinary incontinence.
Pelvic pain and incontinence
Pelvic health conditions, such as pain, incontinence, urinary urgency or frequency and constipation are all treatable with physical therapy and can improve quality of life. Our therapists are trained in biofeedback therapy to treat men, women and children with pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Our therapists can help you recover from and manage symptoms of neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and others.
The concussion management program includes base line testing, community education, and post-concussive assessments. Once concussed, each individual receives a custom treatment plan to facilitate return to learn, sport, and other activities.
Through the use of manual, hands-on techniques, we will help you improve the mobility of your soft tissues and joints, decrease pain and sensitivity, and restore your ability to move and function at your best.
Wellness exams and individualized instruction
Physical therapy wellness examinations and personalized instruction and help ensure that you're strong, healthy and able to enjoy daily life.
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Meet Our Providers
Our therapists and staff strive to make your time at DMU Physical Therapy Clinic personalized, comfortable, and informative. We want you to return and tell your friends and family about us. If you are pleased with our services, please “like” and follow us on Facebook and give us a review on Google.
“I have a history of concussions and after receiving another one recently, I went to other providers in the area to help me with my recovery. I got to the point where they all told me the only way to help me with my lasting symptoms (headache, nausea, dizziness, vision problems, etc.) was to go back on medication for an unknown amount of time. I decided it was time to find a new provider. I went to see Dr. Lauren Mach at the DMU clinic feeling very discouraged but from my first appointment with her, she made me feel understood. She listened to my concussion history and ensured me she would get to the bottom of my symptoms. She was thorough and thoughtful in her treatment approach. At each appointment, she explained what she was going to do and why. She made sure we were on the same page and provided a space for me to ask any questions I had. After a few months of treatment, I am happy to say that I no longer struggle with any concussion symptoms! I went from feeling discouraged in my recovery to feeling empowered and I cannot thank her enough. Dr. Mach is incredibly knowledgeable, and I am honored to have received care from her. I would recommend the DMU Physical Therapy clinic, and I would especially recommend seeing Dr. Mach for any concussion issues you struggle with. Because of the DMU clinic and Dr. Mach, I am now able to function normally in every day life!”
Sara, Clinic patient