Techniques and Certifications

Our Treatment Techniques

  • Joint Mobilization
  • Soft Tissue Treatments
  • Active Release Technique (ART)
  • Graston Technique
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Functional Movement & Ergonomic Screening
  • Running/Gait Analysis
  • Stretching and Home Exercises
  • Nutritional Consultation
  • The Wahls Protocol
  • Acupuncture/Dry Needling
  • Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab (FAKTR)
  • Infant Motor Pattern Assessment and Rehabilitation

Our Certifications

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. LoRang graduated summa cum laude with a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in February 2013.

Future Industrial Technologies, Injury Prevention Specialist (IPS)

Dr. LoRang is certified in the Backsafe®, Sittingsafe®, and Bionomics™ ergonomics assessments and services for corporate wellness programming.

The Wahls Protocol Health Professional

Dr. LoRang became one of the first certified Wahls Protocol providers in 2016.

Graston Technique Certified

Dr. LoRang is the only certified Graston Technique Provider in the City of Des Moines and one of only a handful in the Greater Metro Area. Graston is an instrument-assisted soft tissue technique that is widely accepted and utilized by professional sports teams and college athletic departments around the country.

Active Release Technique (ART), Full Body Certified

Dr. LoRang is the only Full Body Certified Active Release Technique Provider in the City of Des Moines and one of only a handful within the Greater Metro Area. Active Release Technique is an advanced form of soft tissue mobilization.

McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. LoRang has completed courses A, B, C, D, and E in the McKenzie Method and is currently studying for the examinations for full certification in the technique.

Motion Palpation Institute Certified

Dr. Chris LoRang is a Certified Motion Palpation Practitioner for the Motion Palpation Institute (MPI) in which he utilizes functional rehabilitation that addresses the intricacies of the entire kinetic system to treat the body as a whole.

Webster Technique Certified

Dr. Chris LoRang is certified in the Webster Technique. This is a specific chiropractic analysis and diversified adjustment for pregnant mothers. The goal of the adjustment is to reduce the effects of SI joint dysfunction.

East-West School of Integrative Healing Arts, LMT

Dr. LoRang received his license in massage therapy from East-West School in Iowa City in 2008.

International Academy of Chiropractic Acupuncture

Dr. LoRang received his certification to practice Chiropractic Acupuncture in 2014.