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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. …

Our Health Community – Correct Toes

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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

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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.

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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 Stability Conference Recap

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Last weekend, I had to pleasure to attend a conference just outside of Chicago to continue my education in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS). Based upon the groundbreaking neurodevelopmental and rehabilitation principles described by key neurologists/physiatrists, DNS offers a new generation of clinical protocols that are designed to restore and stabilize locomotor function. The course I attended, Intermediate C Course, is the next step …

Introduction to Diaphragmatic Breathing

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Proper diaphragmatic activation during movement and activation of the deep stabilizing system of the spine (DSSS) is one of the core principles of the whole-body approach at Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center. Without this activation, the body with compensate with poor movement patterns. Introduction to Diaphragmatic Breathing  Relevant Anatomy Lumbar Spine Rectus Abdominus Obliques and Transversus Abdominus Diaphragm Pelvic Floor …

Integrative Care Provides Better Outcomes for Low Back Pain

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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 …

Perform at Your Best: Plantar Fasciitis Risks, Prevention, & Treatment

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About Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis is a heel condition characterized by pain on the base and middle side of the heel, especially upon the first steps of the day. With stretching, the pain typically lessens. Plantar fasciitis is not genetic. Rather, it is caused by dysfunctions in the way the body moves. Specifically, a lack of ankle dorsiflexion, or a …

Dr. LoRang Treats Triathletes with Graston and ART at the Hy-Vee Triathlon

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Thousands of participants converged on Gray’s Lake on Sunday for the 2013 Hy-Vee Triathlon in Des Moines. The beautifully orchestrated event unfolded over the morning and early afternoon with athletes from all over the world, on what turned out to be a gorgeous September day. Graston and ART for Athlete Rehabilitation Dr. LoRang was on hand near the rehab station at …

Dr. LoRang at National Roller Derby Playoffs in Des Moines

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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.