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 …

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 …

National Osteoporosis Awareness Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness Month kicks off today and as part of the annual observance, the National Osteoporosis Foundation is calling on …

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 …

Physical Therapy Clinic moves patients, improves function in every stage and age

A terrific team: DMU physical therapy clinicians include Libby Trausch, Sharon Johansen, Kari Smith, Shane McClinton, Traci Bush, Michelle Brown, …

Dealing with urinary incontinence

Wetting one’s pants after sneezing. Discomfort while sitting. Painful intercourse. Millions of women are believed to suffer these and other pelvic floor disorders along with the physical, emotional and social nightmares they create. Many suffer silently, too embarrassed to discuss these issues even with their physicians.