Capital Chiropractic presents free-range infant development model at 2018 Ancestral Health Symposium

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Our Best Life Starts Early Helping people live their best lives – by preventing injuries, growing stronger, and treating the whole person – is the mission of Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center. That includes helping the youngest among us build a strong foundation of mobility, coordination, and neuromotor stabilization from the earliest days of their lives. To bring more attention …

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Build your microbiome: Recap from Dr. Wahls’ lecture

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Thank you to the more than 400 people who attended Dr. Terry Wahls’ lecture about the microbiome on June 10. Thanks also to our collaborators for the event, Des Moines University, Des Moines Public Library, and The Harkin Institute for helping bring this event to life. Dr. Wahls’ topic was “The Microbiome-Brain-Immune Axis” and she offered several key takeaways. Below, …

To X-ray or Not To X-Ray?

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One question that we often hear from prospective new patients is “Do you take X-rays?” We do not routinely order X-rays, and, in fact, we don’t even have an X-ray machine. If after an examination an X-ray, MRI, or CT (imaging) is deemed clinically necessary, we will order these tests from an outside imaging center. Most patients are relieved to learn …

New Research Suggests Pregnant Women May Benefit from Chiropractic Treatment

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Great news for pregnant women! New Zealand research suggests that expectant mothers may particularly benefit from chiropractic care. Results indicate that chiropractic adjustments of pregnant women appear to relax the pelvic floor muscles at rest, ultimately reducing tension and restriction. “Commenting on her research Dr Heidi Haavik says: `For a woman in labor, the ability to relax pelvic floor muscles …

New Study: More Sugar, Not Less, is the Secret to Health

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A new study reveals something incredible about chronic diseases. Scientist have discovered that more sugar, not less, may be the answer to our nation’s morbidity and mortality problems. “We are now encouraging food manufacturers to boost the sugar content in their products,” said head researcher, John Malt. “We think we have discovered that the answer to heart disease, diabetes, obesity and premature death; more …

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization For the Golfer

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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 …

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6 Conditions Chiropractic Acupuncture and Dry Needling Can Help

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In the world of manual medicine and rehabilitation, chiropractic acupuncture and dry needling are the practice of placing thin needles into soft tissue to help alleviate many different types of pain and conditions. These modalities 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 …