Lauren Plum, Des Moines University Clinic Physical Therapy

Lauren Plum, P.T., D.P.T., OCS

Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Clinic

Dr. Lauren Plum is a physical therapist and board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist in the Des Moines University Physical Therapy Clinic. Her clinical emphasis is on the management of orthopedic conditions, pelvic health, dry needling, manual therapy, performing arts physical therapy, and peripartum care.  She has extensive experience as a credentialed clinical instructor for physical therapy students and has frequently presented on physical therapy topics to medical providers and community members. Dr. Plum graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with her bachelor of science degree in health management, with an option in exercise science, in 2007 and then earned her doctor of physical therapy degree from the University of Iowa in 2009.

Professional Organizations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)October 2007–present
Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, APTANovember 2008–present
Iowa Physical Therapy AssociationJanuary 2012–present
Academy of Physical Therapy Education, APTAOctober 2017–present
Academy of Pelvic Health, APTAMay 2018–present

Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Iowa, 2009
Bachelor of Science in Health Management and Exercise Science, Southeast Missouri State University, 2007

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