Run DMU 2015

Two hundred turn out to Run DMU

More than 200 DMU students, employees, alumni and friends took the challenge to Run DMU on September 11. Runners and …

Good news for physical therapists, great news for patients

Physical therapy often can help patients recover faster, more fully and with less invasive and expensive procedures from conditions ranging …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium a success

The fifth annual Des Moines University Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium on April 25_26 brought to campus more than 190 …

Free lecture series focuses on staying fit

Des Moines University Clinic is kicking off the Power Hour Series, a four-part lecture series focusing on health and fitness, …

Physical Therapy Clinic recognized for outstanding year

The Des Moines University Physical Therapy Clinic was honored by clinic administration with a certificate of excellence for an outstanding …

Kari Smith becomes first Iowa physical therapist board certified in biofeedback

Kari Smith, D.P.T., ATC, BCB-PMD, received board certification in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). …

Meet Kari Smith

Dr. Kari Smith, PT, D.P.T., ATC is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Des Moines University. She graduated …