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Improving spine & joint pain naturally

  • Feel Better & Heal Naturally
  • Safe & Gentle Touch
  • Injury & Chronic Pain Relief

Begin Your Journey to Better Health

Neck Pain

Chiropractors have been able to help relieve neck pain for over a century with their natural, effective care.

Carpal Tunnel

Chiropractic care is successful and proven to help carpal tunnel syndrome with non-invasive methods.


Optimum Chiropractic is committed to providing safe, natural, and effective care for you and your child.

Auto Injury Care

If you need personal care for your personal injury... look no further than Optimum Chiropractic.

Back Pain

What if there was a solution that may be able to help your back pain without drugs or surgery?

Headaches & Migraines

There is an abundance of evidence that shows chiropractic care can alleviate the symptoms of both headaches and migraines.

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Welcome to
Optimum Chiropractic

Optimum Chiropractic is a modern chiropractic facility designed to provide the best care for your family. We pride ourselves on the high level of care that patients have come to expect out of Optimum Chiropractic, and we are dedicated every day to exceeding their expectations. Our team is committed to providing you with the best care and helping you restore optimal health through a natural healing process. At Optimum Chiropractic, our Des Moines IA chiropractors, West Des Moines IA chiropractors, and Urbandale IA chiropractors are experienced at treating a wide range of conditions resulting from auto accident injuries, sports injuries, and work injuries.

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Optimum Chiropractic

Our Mission

Our mission is to help the Des Moines IA, West Des Moines IA, and Urbandale IA communites achieve the highest level of wellness possible, and to help each member maintain that wellness throughout their lives. Our office is dedicated to helping every patient achieve their own goals in their pursuit of health and wellness.

Why Is Optimum Chiropractic Different?

The sole goal of our clinic is very simple. It is your goal. We are determined to help you achieve your goals. After meeting with the team at Optimum Chiropractic, you will receive a specialized treatment plan that is tailored to you. We develop a plan that fits to your goals, and don’t try to fit you to a “mold”.

training of a chiropractor

Patients regularly underestimate the amount of training and education chiropractors must undergo before fully allowed to practice. In fact, chiropractors have among the most rigorous coursework required in the medical field. The amount of schooling required is on par with that of physicians.

Once chiropractic students make their way through the basic medical coursework in their undergraduate studies, they must be accepted and graduate from a 4-year chiropractic college. Throughout their four years at a highly-specialized chiropractic college, their knowledge is constantly being built and tested.

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Common Areas We Help

We use multiple strategies to treat chronic pain and offer a variety of safe, effective options with our team of providers. Areas of treatment include:

  • Wrist
  • Knee
  • Ankle
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Low Back
  • Hip
  • Feet

Wrist Pain, Arthritis, CMC Joint Pain


Torn Meniscus, Arthritis, Jumpers Knee, Runners Knee, Chondromalacia Patella


Sprained Ankle, Arthritis


Torn Rotator Cuff, Arthritis in the Shoulder, Labrum Tear, Bicep Tear, Impingement Syndrome


Golfers Elbow and Tennis Elbow

Low Back

Chronic Low Back Pain


Bone on bone hip osteoarthritis and hip bursitis


Plantar Fasciitis, Joint Pain in the Toes, Achilles Tendonitis

how chiropractic can help you achieve results

Chiropractic works by making carefully placed adjustments to realign your spine. These adjustments allow the muscle tissues to properly support the spine and vital neurological processes that occur within it. When the spine is able to function without interference, the body is better able to facilitate healing, thereby relieving pain and restoring health in a variety of ways.

Rest assured, you will be in good hands with the chiropractic team at Optimum Chiropractic. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our team. We are here to help you achieve your health goals.

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Begin Your Journey to Health in 3 Easy Steps

Contact Our Office

Optimum Chiropractic offers a unique approach to chronic pain management. Contact our experts today.

Have Your First Visit

Our team will meet with you on your first visit to discuss previous treatments and create a plan to help you get your lifestyle back.

Experience Relief

Our holistic approach will empower you to become the leader of your health and healing without drugs or surgery.

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"The staff at Optimum Chiropractic in Urbandale are fast, knowledgeable, and caring - not to mention they are funny too! Not a time I’ve been that the office isn’t full of smiles - Dr. Derek thoroughly explained the reasoning & methods behind everything & made sure I understood everything before we moved forward - Highly Recommend!!"

- Jackson B.

"Staff is super friendly and really easy to work with! They accommodate every need and answer questions! I always look forward to coming here. The care that they offer is amazing they walk you through every step in the treatment."

- Mersed M.