DMU Physical Therapy Program: 1990-2015

Physical Therapy program celebrates 25 years

Commencement is always a special occasion at a university, but 2015 is extra-special for DMU’s physical therapy program: In May …

PT research podcast hits airwaves

What are the key age-related differences in the reflex vasoconstrictor response in skin microvessels, and how are angiotensin II and Rho-kinase …
Commencement 2015: Ceremony

Let’s celebrate the Class of 2015

The DMU campus was alive and well during this year’s DMU Commencement week festivities. Click the image below each event to view more …
SCI CAN's Chris Norton and family present a $60,000 check to Katie Stevermer and Des Moines University representatives.

Stevermer receives $60,000 SCI CAN Foundation grant for mobility research

DMU took another step this spring in efforts to help people become more mobile: Catherine “Katie” Stevermer, P.T., Ph.D., GCS, …

463 graduates to cross the stage at DMU’s 115th Commencement

Des Moines University will grant degrees to 463 graduates at the University’s 115th Commencement Ceremony, on Saturday, May 23, at …

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. …

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 …

Identify the cause to eliminate lower back pain

For runners and cyclists, knee pain is the most prevalent injury, but lower back pain is the most common reason …

Setting the story straight about stroke

Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. …

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 …

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 …