Chiropractor Robert Adams
Originally from Moline, IL, Dr. Adams is excited to serve Des Moines and the surrounding communities with an innovative approach to health and wellness. As a member of the Full Circle Wellness Team, his approach to health and wellness include chiropractic care supplemented with exercise education, nutritional consultations, and a focus on stress management. This Full Circle approach can help get patients “Back to Health.”
He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and his doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic. While attending Palmer College, Dr. Adams took advanced coursework in the several chiropractic techniques including: Activator Methods, Advanced Soft Tissue, Gonstead, Graston, Thompson, and Toggle Recoil techniques.
Dr. Adams has also completed post-graduate coursework in extremity adjusting by receiving his C.C.E.P. certificate (Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner). Being a C.C.E.P. has provided sophisticated training in adjusting extremities (shoulders, wrists, knees, ankles, etc.)
He is finishing work towards being a Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner (C.C.W.P.) The C.C.W.P. program has provided breakthrough training in Nutrition, Exercise, and Mental Stress.
Professionally, Dr. Adams is a member of the International Chiropractic Association (ICA), the Iowa Chiropractic Society (ICS), and the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP). Along with his professional associations, Dr. Adams is a member of the Clive Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals Connection.
Outside of the office, Dr. Adams enjoys spending time with his wife and family, reading, skiing, running and biking.
Massage Therapist Karina Sturdevant
Karina Sturdevant LMT is eager to bring her past and present skills into the field of health and wellness. Karina graduated from Iowa College of Natural Health/ISB in November 2012. Karina brings to the table an extensive knowledge of the body and its function due to her twelve-year career as a professional ballet and modern dancer. She has taught the art of ballet for twenty years and currently teaches in Urbandale, Iowa. Karina reinforced her education earning a Bachelors of Science Degree from Iowa State University in history and religious studies. Karina’s mission is it to provide clients a place of renewal and release from stress, pain, and tension allowing them to live more balanced and healthy lives.
By Robert Adams