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"Our goal is to fix problems such as back pain, neck pain, and headaches quickly and permanently by combining the benefits of Consumer Reports' top recommendations."

Consumer Reports - "Relief for your aching back - What worked for our readers" April, 2009

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After a thorough exam, we provide each patient with a personalized plan to fix their problem.

Top Conditions Treated

We feel most confident to provide quick results and permanent solutions for back pain, neck pain, headaches, shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, hip pain, sciatica, and plantar fasciitis. Additionally, we often fix a number of other arm and leg conditions.

Dr. David Krohse is your Des Moines chiropractor providing family and sports chiropractic and Des Moines massage alternative Active Release Techniques (ART) care.  We provide hands-on and gentle, instrument-assisted chiropractic care and find that patients get the best results when their care is thoroughly explained and kept within their comfort level. Centrally located in the west suburbs, Compass Chiropractic Des Moines is easily accessible from Clive, West Des Moines, Waukee, Urbandale, Johnston, Des Moines, and much of Central Iowa.

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Our Mission

Our mission at Compass Chiropractic Des Moines is to consistently exceed expectations for health care. Our values explain how we accomplish that:

Compass Chiropractic Des Moines Values

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  • We value every person's right to try low-risk, highly-effective conservative care options such as chiropractic and ART before higher risk treatments such as drugs and surgery.
  • We value each patient's right to work toward full recovery from injury and respect them as they choose whether to maintain their regained health with continued care.
  • We value our patients' personal preferences in choosing hands-on or instrument-assisted chiropractic adjustments.
  • We value our patients' time and make every attempt to meet their needs and stay on time with appointments at Compass Chiropractic Des Moines.
  • We value our patients' finances and focus on providing chiropractic care with the highest effectiveness at a fair cost.
  • We value this wonderful Des Moines community and strive to be positive contributors in Clive, Des Moines, West Des Moines, Waukee, Urbandale, Johnston, and Central Iowa.
  • We value patient referrals and are thrilled to surprise them with our service, care, and treatment effectiveness.
  • At Compass Chiropractic Des Moines, we value the power of a positive environment and look forward to brightening your day!


Compass Chiropractic is your source for Des Moines massage alternative, Active Release Techniques. While Des Moines massage generally focuses only on putting pressure on problem tight areas or scar tissues, Des Moines massage alternative Active Release Techniques combines very specific patient-assisted stretching with provider-applied pressure. This combination is often able to permanently resolve difficult-to-treat conditions which respond minimally to Des Moines massage or Des Moines chiropractic care alone.

If you're searching for a Des Moines chiropractor, please consider Dr. David Krohse and Compass Chiropractic Des Moines. If you'd like a demonstration of how chiropractic and ART can help your condition, call today for a free, no-obligation consultation where Dr. Krohse will personally take the time to answer your health care questions about chiropractic.

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