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. …

Homemade sauerkraut

Dr. LoRang’s Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe + Tips

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Sauerkraut is one of our family’s favorite foods. This fermented cabbage-based food is a delicious condiment paired with most foods, including casseroles, stews, egg dishes, baked sweet potatoes, fish, chicken, beef, and sandwiches. Tangy, crunchy, and colorful – even our little one likes it! In addition to being delicious, kraut has plenty of health benefits. It’s loaded with of beneficial …

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 …

Make Your Own Bone Broth Workshop

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How To Make Bone Broth Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center is very excited to partner with Kate Brown from BRAISED Bone Broth Company and Kitchen Collage of Des Moines to present this workshop! Bone broth is a great addition to your diet, celebrated for its rich nutritional profile. Learning how to make your own is a great addition to your …

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Recipe for Paleo Chocolates

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Ever wanted to make your own chocolate? Try this recipe for paleo coconut oil chocolates – you won’t regret it!  You’ll need: 20 oz of coconut oil (Find it at Campbell’s Nutrition) 16 oz creamy almond butter (or peanut butter) (salted) (Find it at Campbell’s Nutrition) 1 T vanilla (Find it at AllSpice Culinarium) 1/2 C cocoa powder (Find it at …


5 Tips to Improve Your Posture at Work

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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 …