Blog - Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy
by Dr. Lisa Brekke, PT, DPT Why See a Physical Therapist After Concussions? Have you ever bumped your head or been in a car accident and felt like you weren’t quite right? Has it been weeks or months and these symptoms continue to persist? Most individuals who suffer from concussions will spontaneously feel better within 7-10 days. About 20% of… Read more
by Lisa Brekke, PT, DPT Dizziness and Vertigo are very common issues leading patients to seek medical attention, with an estimated 42% of adults reporting dizziness at some time. Although common in all age groups, both increase in frequency with age. Serving clients throughout Des Moines, IA, and nearby communities visit our website to learn more. Dizziness and vertigo are used… Read more
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
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