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Our Health Community – Breathe. Physical Therapy & Wellness

Abbie Sawyer Our Health Community

We believe that wellness is a community-wide experience and we love collaborating with expert practitioners from across Greater Des Moines who have caring spirits and listening ears. One such organization is Breathe. Physical Therapy & Wellness. We collaborate with Breathe. clinicians as part of a wellness team for many patients; we’re pleased to receive referrals from them, as well as have …

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Our Health Community – Agri-Cultured

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In this edition of Our Health Community, we hear from Sarah Underberg, Founder and Owner of Agri-Cultured Foods. Their products — including fermented sauerkraut, kimchi, and kombucha — are not only made in Central Iowa, but they’re delicious and wonderful for promoting gut health. Learn more about this local business and why they love fermented foods. — Tell us a bit about …

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Our Health Community – Healthiest State Initiative

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In this edition of Our Health Community, we look beyond Greater Des Moines to the whole state of Iowa. Our friends at the Healthiest State Initiative have much planned to keep Iowans moving and living healthfully, especially during the month of October. Ready why below, as well as how you can get involved in the momentum to make Iowa the …

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Our Health Community – Amanda Lundstedt of Active Edge Massage

Abbie Sawyer Our Health Community

As a highly-collaborative clinic, we know the importance of incorporating a variety of techniques depending on a patient’s needs and goals. That includes massage therapy. One provider we are proud to know and work with is Amanda Lundstedt, owner of Active Edge Massage. Her focus on sports medical massage healthcare and her vision for expanding her practice bring an exciting …

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Our Health Community – Iowa Food Cooperative

Abbie Sawyer Our Health Community

Buying food locally brings so many perks. First, you can feel assured knowing where your food comes from. You may get to know the farmer/grower personally. You know your food travelled a short distance to reach you, resulting in fewer emissions. Plus, you can learn which foods are grown or harvested during certain seasons here in Iowa. You may even …

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Our Health Community – Abbi Rickelman and Liz Sweers of BIRTHFIT DSM

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At Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center, we know that one of the most important times we can help a person is when they are experiencing a big change. That change may be experiencing an injury, preparing for a race, rehabbing after surgery, making a plan to improve their wellness, or helping figure out what is wrong in the first place. …

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Our Health Community – Deanne and Steve Bryce of Brightside Kitchen

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Here at Capital Chiropractic, we are champions of vegetables and plant-based foods. In the big-picture wellness journey, eating well goes a long way to improve how you feel, move, think, sleep, and (literally) grow. You are, after all, what you eat!One local source we have found for inventive, hand-crafted, delicious plant-based food is Brightside Kitchen. After recently moving into their …

Our Health Community – Before and After the Birth

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Meet Amy Brooks Murphy, founder and owner of Before and After the Birth Amy Brooks Murphy has helped hundreds of parents and babies in Central Iowa over the last decade and a half through her work in childbirth education, community building and parent empowerment. Dr. LoRang and his wife, Abbie, have seen first-hand how her expertise, care and compassion can …

Dr. Terry Wahls : The Microbiome-Brain-Immune Connection

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  We are very pleased to announce this lecture with Dr. Terry Wahls, worldwide lecturer, professor, and author. This event is FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited – reserve your tickets below. Dr. Terry Wahls: The Microbiome-Brain-Immune Connection In this lecture and Q&A, Dr. Terry Wahls will discuss the connection between the microbes that live in our …

Our Health Community – Elissa Cirignotta

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We are especially excited to introduce you to Dr. LoRang’s sister-in-law, Elissa Cirignotta. Elissa and her husband, Greg, have just moved to Des Moines from Portland, Oregon. Elissa is digging into the health and wellness community and we’re so pleased to help welcome her to DSM. Clearly, DSM is the new PDX! Tell us about yourself and what you do. …