IPTA Southwest District Meeting: DMU DPT Student Research Posters

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Friday Research Seminar Series: Physical Therapy

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Ease the pains of pregnancy

Pelvic pain during pregnancy is a common occurrence. Approximately 20 percent of women have pelvic girdle pain at some point …
Kate Cardamon treats a lymphedema patient.

Compression, manual therapy can control lymphedema

When your lymph nodes are swollen, you take notice. It means your body is fighting off an infection and your …

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, …

Finding your balance

Have you ever fallen? Do you ever feel unsteady or unsure of your balance? Statistics show that of people over …

Family tragedy triggers career choice

A head-on, 60-mile-per-hour collision left 12-year-old Ashlee Mickle with hip and pelvis injuries; her mother with a broken neck; and her father with bruised organs and many crushed bones. As bad as all that was, though, Ashlee’s brother, Aaron, suffered the worst.

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 …

How to ride a bicycle across the state of Iowa and live to tell about it

What do butt butter, sunblock, a full water bottle and a healthy appetite for pie have in common? They’re all …

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 …