July 22 Workshop for Crossfitters in Des Moines

Chris LoRang Events

Join us for Movement Flow When and where Sat., July 22 10:30 am CrossFit Akeso 417 SW 8th Street About the workshop What you do before and after your workout is just as important as the workout itself. In this 60-minute workshop, learn five specific activation exercises to perform pre- and post-workout. These exercises will improve your Movement Flow during …

Top Sports Chiropractors From Around the Globe Convene in D.C.

Chris LoRang Clinic News, Out and About

By Dr. Andy Strachan Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of traveling to Washington, D.C. I was invited to attend the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS) annual meeting and symposium. I spent a week with some of the top sports chiropractors from around the globe. My role with FICS has given me the opportunity to work with a …

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5 Tips to Improve Your Posture at Work

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Nearly every day, we talk with people who spend hours a day sitting at their desks. We see the plagues of desk-bound days: the neck pain, tight shoulders, aching backs and even headaches. Our approach is that movement can be medicine. We identify common, predictable biomechanical motor patterns that can put people at risk for certain types of pain – even when it looks …

Secrets of the Squat: What it tells us and what it means

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

What is a squat? Squats are a universal human movement, seen everywhere from the basketball court, to the football field, the Crossfit Box, and even among infants learning to walk. It’s what you do if you’re trying to see a product on the bottom shelf at the grocery store. Your feet are roughly shoulder width apart as your knees bend, …

6 Conditions Acupuncture Can Help

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

In the world of manual medicine and rehabilitation, acupuncture (also called dry needling) refers to the practice of placing thin needles into soft tissue to help alleviate many different types of pain and conditions. Acupuncture can be used as a primary treatment or in complement with chiropractic, soft tissue, and other rehabilitative methods. Though you may not be familiar with …