West Des Moines Clinic: 515-225-9200
Urbandale Clinic: 515-252-7070
Des Moines Clinic: 515-608-8658

Optimum Chiropractic is a modern chiropractic facility designed to provide the best care for your family in the West Des Moines area.  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 chiropractors are experienced at treating a wide range of conditions resulting from auto accident injuries, sports injuries, and work injuries.

Our mission is to help the West Des Moines community 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”.

Brett Vowles, DC, CCSP

Dr. Brett Vowles is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. After graduating from Palmer, Dr. Vowles moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he was a Chiropractor in a large group practice for several years. During his time in Arizona, Dr. Vowles performed tens of thousands of adjustments on patients ranging in age from 3 hours old to 105 years old. Dr. Vowles also completed a post-graduate program on extremity care, and is one of the few Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioners in the State of Iowa. After the birth of his daughter, Dr. Vowles’ family decided that they wanted to relocate back to a great family community where their daughter could be raised, and he opened Optimum Chiropractic. Dr. Vowles has made the Mission of Optimum Chiropractic to enhance the health and wellness of West Des Moines community and dedicated to helping the community achieve that goal.

Derek Reicks, DC

Dr. Derek Reicks is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. After graduating from Palmer, Dr. Reicks moved to Missoula, Montana and practiced along side one of the best chiropractors in the state, fine-tuning his skills as a practitioner and preparing to provide outstanding chiropractic care to our community. The two most influential factors in his decision to become a Doctor of Chiropractic was how patient-centered the care was, and how amazingly effective specific Chiropractic care can be. Never before had he seen healthcare so focused on the individual needs of each patient. Dr. Reicks has devoted his life to the study and practice of Chiropractic and derives his passion from every patient he encounters.

Thomas Anderson, DC

Dr. Thomas Anderson is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.  Right after high school he joined the Army and served for almost 15 years.  After his time in the Army he had joined a Pre-Med program and was on track to become an anesthesiologist when he first really learned about chiropractic and the bodies natural ability to heal itself.  After learning more and more he realized that this form of health care resonated with his beliefs about the body and health care – so he switched his program.  He went on the graduate from Palmer in June of 2005 and has been in private practice in Urbandale until joining the team at Optimum Chiropractic in 2019.

Darrius Poe, DC

Dr Darrius Poe graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, and has been with the Optimum team ever since.  Dr Poe has a passion for how chiropractic can treat a wide variety of conditions from athletes to wellness care by allowing the body to heal itself.

Kirby Chambers, DC

Dr Kirby Chambers graduated Palmer College of Chiropractic, and completed her undergraduate studies at Iowa State.  She had been a patient of Optimum Chiropractic since before high school, and had long been thinking about going into health care.  While she was preparing to become a physical therapist, she came and spent some time shadowing the team at Optimum Chiropractic.  Through that experience she decided that she loved what we did and changed her course through college.  Upon her graduation from Palmer College of Chiropractic, she returned back to join the team at Optimum Chiropractic.

Donovan Salgado, DC

Dr Donovan Salgado graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, and immediately opened his practice in Ankeny, Iowa.  After several years in Ankeny, he decided to join the Optimum Chiropractic team. He decided to become a chiropractor after seeing the amazing impact that the adjustment has on patients.  He is excited to serve our community and see patients heal with natural chiropractic care.