Posts tagged Physical Therapy

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Agenda 7 p.m. Continuing Education Session 8 p.m. IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 p.m. Adjourn Continuing education credit Physicians:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME® Essential Areas and Elements and Iowa Medical Society (IMS) policies. Des Moines University is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Agenda 7 p.m. Continuing Education Session 8 p.m. IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 p.m. Adjourn Continuing education credit Physicians:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME® Essential Areas and Elements and Iowa Medical Society (IMS) policies. Des Moines University is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. […]

— Vanessa Ross

Section on Women’s Health – Pelvic Floor Level 1

Description This 3-day course provides physical therapists with practical knowledge and skill in the treatment of female urinary incontinence, with an introduction to the treatment of pelvic pain. Instruction in pelvic floor muscle anatomy, function, physiology, and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction will provide the clinician with skills for immediate clinical application and build the base […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Attend onsite at Des Moines University or online! Agenda 7 p.m. Spasticity Management with the Use of BotoxAmy J. Lynch, D.O., The Iowa Clinic 8 p.m. IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 p.m. Adjourn Speaker Amy J. Lynch, D.O. The Iowa Clinic Specialties: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Medicine, Electrodiagnostics, Therapeutic Botox Injections for […]

— Vanessa Ross

Managing the Adolescent Athlete

Today’s children are involved in an increasing number of activities at a younger and younger age. With increased participation comes increased injury risk. The combination of greater activity, early growth, and structural asymmetry has increased the severity of issues we are seeing in younger athletes. Issues will be discussed that can be prevented with critical assessment […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Agenda 7 p.m. Sailing Into the Third Era of Medicine … Are Physical Therapists Missing the Boat? Mark Blankespoor, PT, DPT, Work Systems Rehab and Fitness Understand the progression from the 1st to the 2nd to the 3rd era of medicine. Define the factors nudging us into this 3rd era. Identify wellness strategies that physical […]

— Vanessa Ross

Know a physical therapist?

In honor of World Physical Therapy Day, we want to recognize the P.T.s in our Physical Therapy Clinic and all the students, faculty and staff in our doctor of physical therapy program for helping patients live and move without pain. Think you might want to be a physical therapist? Learn more about our 34-month program […]

— Andrea Cooley

DMU club seeks mobility equipment for donation

(Des Moines) - The Des Moines University Physical Therapy Club is, again, working toward better health around the world. As part of All-Iowa Wheels For The World (AIWFTW), the club will be collecting wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches and jogging strollers. All equipment donated to AIWFTW is repaired, if needed, and distributed to Third-World countries. To […]

— Courtney Tompkins