We understand how frustrating it is to suffer from pain
Our approach combines chiropractic care with the most effective soft tissue techniques and rehabilitation skills.

This combination of care is what makes Iowa Spine and Performance a leader in sports performance chiropractic, and the best option for treating your musculoskeletal injuries in Central Iowa.

We treat all patients with an unparalleled level of care
From professional athlete to weekend warrior, we want to help you feel your best.

Whether you're a professional athlete or gym junkie, suffering from a work-related pain, or simply tolerating a nuisance from a daily activity such as lifting your kids — we'll give you our best so you can get back to yours!

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A Multi-Modal Approach to your Care

Our core three pillars of care, MPI, MDT, and DNS allow us to not only treat but assess your condition correctly to properly guide your treatment. This takes the guess work out of your diagnosis and allows the best possible outcomes for your care.
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Motion Palpation Institute
The Motion Palpation Institute strives to provide the most evidence informed, science based assessment, palpation, and adjustment skills within the chiropractic profession. MPI continues to shift the chiropractic profession towards a functional model of care that utilizes the motion palpation assessment, functional movement assessment, and the best hands on care to deliver a modern chiropractic treatment protocols.
DNS, Dynamic Neuromuscular stabilization, rehab, core stability, trunk stability
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is manual and rehabilitative approach designed to optimize movement and establish trunk/spinal stability. It is based on the principles of developmental kinesiology. DNS provides functional tools to assess and activate intrinsic spinal stabilizers in order to optimize the movement system for both prehab and rehab of injuries and performance.
Mckenzie Method (Mechanical Diagnosi and Therapy MDT)
The Mckenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) is a system of assessment and management for all complaints of the musculoskeletal system. MDT is a comprehensive assessment and management approach based on sound and logical principles that focuses on the patient and their potential to self-manage and recover their previous level of function.
Eager to get you back in the game
Michael Henrichs, D.C.

Dr. Mike was born in Des Moines and is a graduate of Carlisle High School. He earned his pre-med degree from Upper Iowa University where he was a 4-year starter and captain for the Peacocks baseball team. Following undergrad, Dr. Mike received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland University in Kansas City.

During his time at Cleveland University, Dr. Mike had the privilege of treating our military veterans at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. He enjoys using the exceptional clinical experience he gained working alongside other healthcare professionals (MDs, DOs, DPTs, orthopedic surgeons) to return our nation's heroes to a pain-free life.

Dr. Mike's experience as a collegiate athlete afforded him the unique opportunity of providing care for professional athletes and serving as a member of their care teams.

When he's not serving Central Iowa as a sports performance chiropractor, Dr. Mike is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys archery hunting.

We are in network with most major insurance companies
If you don't see your insurance listed below that does not mean we are not in network, so please call to inquire. We also offer affordable self-pay rates for those who do not have insurance.

Insurances Accepted: 

  • Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Aetna
  • Allied
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Iowa
  • First Administrators INC
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica
  • Medical Associates Health Plans
  • Midlands Choice
  • UMR
  • VA Community Care Network
  • Accountable Health Plan of America
  • Corvel/Corcare
  • UI Care

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