Physical therapy eases pelvic pain in mothers

Each May we spend a Sunday celebrating mothers, taking time to appreciate the women who brought us into this world. …

Physical Therapy Clinic launches fall prevention program

Des Moines University Physical Therapy Clinic is adding another exercise class to its growing list of offerings. With Tai Chi for …

Don’t forget the feet when taking care of your diabetes

Diabetes is a serious and potentially deadly disease that requires major lifestyle changes. In addition to healthy eating and exercise …

Student seeks to bring unique services to rural Iowa

Jayna Hoover, D.P.T.’15, hopes to eventually return to rural Kossuth County, IA, where she grew up. “The area has predominantly …

They came, they ran, they got treated

More than 20 DMU physical therapy and podiatric medical students and clinicians staffed eight tables to treat participants in the …

Regular check-ups are key to preventing top killers of men

“I don’t need a doctor, I’m fine.” “I don’t want to take time off work.” “It will get better in …

Mental, physical exercise equally important for brain health

Lost your car keys? Forgotten the reason you walked into a room? Don’t fret – you haven’t lost your mind. …

Six strategies to alleviate incontinence

Urinary incontinence is an inconvenient – and sometimes embarrassing – condition common among older adults. Nobody is born with bladder …

Firm up your pelvic floor muscles to fight ‘the urge’

The National Association for Continence estimates that 25 million American adults suffer from incontinence. Many seniors accept it as a …
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Heal your heel pain: Relief for plantar fasciitis is within reach

If you’ve experienced heel pain, you’re not alone. One in 10 people will have this problem at some point in …

Provider Profile: Meet Kathryn Cardamon

Name: Kathryn Cardamon, M.P.T. Title: Physical Therapist Clinic: Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Medical …

Physical Therapy Clinic expands popular exercise classes

In health care, it’s typically a bad sign when you have patients returning again and again or requesting to come …