Stay active as you age

We all know that regular physical activity is important for our health. But as we age, it gets more and …

Travis C. Egli, D.P.T.’07, FAAOMPT

Dr. Travis Egli was recently accepted as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, giving him …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Shannon Petersen

Name: Shannon Petersen, P.T., D.Sc.P.T., OCS, FAAOMPT, COMT Title: Associate Professor/Physical Therapist Clinic: Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School: Morningside College, …

Awareness, activity crucial to preventing falls in seniors

“I’ve fallen…and I can’t get up!” You might remember that famous line from a campy 1990s TV commercial. But it’s …

Event aims to prevent falls through social activities that improve balance

Suffering a fall can injure much more than one’s pride. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both …

Provider Profile: Meet Sharon Johansen

Name:Sharon K. Johansen, M.S., ATC, PTA Title:Physical Therapist Assistant Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri Additional Degrees/Training:Master’s Degree …

Melding music with med school

On a recent Friday evening on the DMU campus, a group of students gathered in the Student Education Center’s osteopathic …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Kathy Mercuris

Name:Kathy Mercuris, P.T., D.H.S. Title:Clinician/Associate Professor Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois Additional Degrees/Training:Certified in Neurodevelopmental Treatment Approach (C/NDT)Certified in …

Wordless Wednesday: take me out to the ballgame

[photo via Kelsey Kolb, D.P.T.’16]

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Kari Smith

Name:Kari Smith, D.P.T., ATC Title:Clinic Manager/Assistant Professor Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota Medical School:Des Moines University, Des …

Des Moines University’s 114th commencement ceremony to award 539 degrees

Des Moines University will grant 539 degrees at its 2014 Commencement Ceremony, the 114th in the university’s history, on Saturday, …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Libby Trausch

Name:Libby Trausch, D.P.T. Title:Physical Therapist/Clinical Assistant Professor Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa Medical School:Des …