Our Health Community – Correct Toes

Chris LoRang Our Health Community

We don’t sell very many products or supplements in the clinic, but the ones that we do, we really like. Correct Toes is one of those products. We reached out to Correct Toes recently for an interview in order to learn a bit more about their history, their process, and why they created Correct Toes in the first place. Why …

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 …

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization For the Golfer

Chris LoRang Clinic News, The Research, Your Best Life

Prague School of Rehabilitation and Manual Medicine Last month, Dr. LoRang traveled to St. Louis to attend a 3 day conference on Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), specifically geared toward the golfer.  This course is one of many DNS courses that Dr. LoRang has completed. DNS forms the clinical base on which Capital Chiropractic is built and is the reason that …

Integrative Care Provides Better Outcomes for Low Back Pain

Chris LoRang The Research, Your Best Life

At Capital Chiropractic, we treat low back pain often. And we want to help people feel their best. That means we take time to explain concepts of pain and discuss the causative factors of their symptoms. We implement an evidence-based approach using education, biomechanical intervention, and specific home exercise. These modalities of manual medicine can offer a solution for acute and chronic …

2014 Year in Review | Highlights and Photos

Chris LoRang Clinic News, In the News, Our Health Community, Photo Galleries

As 2014 draws to a close, we look back at the last 365 days in wonder and happiness at all the incredible people that made this year one of growth, health, and community. Thanks for being a part of it. Milestones Welcomed a new team member, Natalie, as Office Manager. Named Business of the Year by the Downtown Des Moines …

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, …

Q&A About Acupuncture

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Earlier this month, I completed my certification in Chiropractic Acupuncture. As word has spread, I have heard many questions, both in the clinic and out in the community. Here are responses to people’s most common questions about acupuncture. Does it hurt? What does it feel like? Some people report feeling a feel a small pin-prick when the needles are first …

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 …

Dr. LoRang at National Roller Derby Playoffs in Des Moines

Chris LoRang Out and About, Photo Galleries

The track may have been flat, but the competition was brutal at this year’s WTFDA D2 Playoffs in Des Moines. This year marks the first time the WTFDA D2 Playoffs were hosted in Des Moines and Dr. Chris LoRang was proud be a part it by facilitating functional performance with Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center.