Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
Iowa State University offers physical therapy services designed to aid in the rehabilitation of ISU students, faculty and staff members who have suffered injury or illness, including sports and work-related ailments.
We have recently moved to the upper level of Thielen Student Health Center with patient parking available, as well as parking on Sheldon Avenue. (View Map)
If you would like to schedule an appointment or if you have questions, please call 515-294-2626. You may also direct general questions to Jim Nespor, Director, Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, by email, .
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine is available to persons of all ages with a written referral from a provider. For students, this may be obtained from a Thielen Student Health Center provider. Faculty and staff must obtain a referral from their personal physician or provider.
The physical therapy staff is all licensed in the State of Iowa, and includes:
- Brent Bowser, PTA (Physical Therapist Assistant)
- Dabney Larson-Hargrafen, PT, SCS, ATC (Physical Therapist, Sports Certified Specialist, Certified Athletic Trainer)
- Jim Nespor, Director, PT, ATC (Physical Therapist, Certified Athletic Trainer)
More information is available on Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine's printer-friendly brochure.
For specific topics, please visit the Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine website or by selecting one of the topics below.
- ACL Injuries
- ACL Protocols
- Functional ACL Braces
- Shoulder Anatomy
- Shoulder Injuries
- Shoulder Protocols
- Shoulder Exercises