Dr. Bennett performs a foot examination on a patient at Des Moines University Foot and Ankle.

Diabetic foot care: Recognize early signs to prevent potential problems

Diabetes is a complicated disease that leads to a host of secondary complications. Some of the most common problems occur …

Proper bike fit can reduce injury risk, increase performance

As cycling season kicks into high gear, it’s important to slow down and think about bike safety. While accidents are …

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 …

Shane McClinton, D.P.T., M.S.P.T.’01, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

Shane McClinton, a DMU physical therapist, was one of three authors of “Predictors of Response to Physical Therapy Intervention for …

Mindi Feilmeier, D.P.M.’05, FACFAS

Mindi Feilmeier, assistant professor in the DMU College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and young physician liaison member of the …

Drew Lewis, D.O.’03, FAAPM&R

Drew Lewis, associate professor of osteopathic manual medicine at DMU, was among the authors of “Predictive Relationship of Osteopathic Manual Medicine Grades …

Tracy Porter, M.S.P.T.’97

Tracy Porter, M.S.P.T., joined the DMU faculty on Nov. 24 as assistant director of clinical education for the doctor of …

Kevin Smith, D.P.M.’95, Ph.D., FACFAS

Kevin Smith, D.P.M., Ph.D., FACFAS, associate dean for clinical affairs in the DMU College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS); …