Blog - Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy
You know that physical activity is healthy for you. The benefits are well researched and the list is impressive. Here's just a sampling: Releases endorphins to make you feel good and fight depression Helps control weight Prevents diseases like stroke, diabetes and some forms of cancer Improves sleep Helps you live longer Recent studies even show that physical activity strengthens… Read more
Tuesday August 10, 2021
by Todd Schemper, PT, DPT, OCS Several months ago, my brother Tyler mentioned that he wanted to do a ruck event. I had no idea what this all involved, but told him that I would do it with him if he signed up. This spring he texted me that he was signing us up, along with our younger brother Troy,… Read more
Thursday July 29, 2021
by Aimee Keller, PT, DPT There are many aches and pains that can be associated with pregnancy, both before and after the baby arrives. Meeting with a physical therapist is a great way to manage your symptoms throughout each trimester of pregnancy as well as the weeks, months, and even years after giving birth! A common complaint during pregnancy is… Read more
by Melissa Hansen, PT, DPT In Iowa, baseball players are referred to “The Boys of Summer.”  With a 35-40 game schedule in roughly 8 weeks, it is a grind for the players.  Players and parents hear the words “Arm Care” and know it is important, but what exactly is it? A baseball pitcher comes in the dugout after pitching and… Read more
Wednesday July 7, 2021
by Elise Spronk, OTR/L In 2016 during the last presidential campaign, my youngest son came home from school and announced that his friends had decided what my campaign slogan would be if I were running for president. I was intrigued and quickly asked what that would be. I didn’t know that I had such a strong, public stance that could… Read more
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