Health Conditions We Treat

Neck and back pain
Herniated & bulging disc
Arm or hand numbness
Sciatica nerve pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Car accident injuries
Fibromyalgia, or chronic widespread pain
Ear infections
Excessive spitting up
Scoliosis, or curvature of the spine
Torticollis, or asymmetrical head or neck position

Learn more at Chiropractor Ankeny, Iowa

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Back pain, Sciatica nerve pain, Shoulder pain, Herniated & bulging disc, Auto accident whiplashes

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Doctorate of Chiropractic

Serviced Areas

  • Ankeny, Des Moines, Johnston, Clive, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines

Payment Options

  • American Express, Debit Cards, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, VISA

Contact Details

  City Ankeny, IA
  Address 320 SE Delaware Avenue Ankeny, Iowa 50021
  Phone Number (515) 963-9715

Products & Services

Back Pain

There is good news for back pain sufferers. If you catch the pain early and get a few adjustments, the joint derangement can be reversed and normal motion can be restored. This process is drug free, relatively painless, involves no surgical intervention, and has the added bonus of restoring nervous system function to the area of injury. Adjustments are safe for people of all ages and there are extensive clinical trials that demonstrate the effectiveness as superior to many of the other interventions that are more aggressive.

Headaches & Migraines

There are a number of reasons for headaches and the more dire causes need to be ruled out before a program of adjusting can begin. Red flags exist with headaches that should trigger you to seek emergency care with your medical facility of choice. A couple of those include: weakness or numbness on one side of the body, facial drooping on one side of the face only, having the worst headache of your life when you normally have only mild or moderate headaches occasionally. As you may have guessed by the opening words of caution, headaches are not to be taken for granted.

Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the most prevalent problems that I see in the office. It usually comes on through some unfortunate sleeping position, repetitive stress, or a trauma. The pain can be sharp, dull, aching, and possibly radiating. Neck pain can radiate to anything from the arms to the head. I frequently see neck pain that causes headache. I also see neck pain that causes pain in the upper back and into the arms. Neck pain is one of the worst conditions you can get that relates to chiropractic treatment. The problem seems worse because you move the neck with every activity.

Customer Testimonials

Dr. Roy got me through those painful times and now we are on a long term maintenance treatment plan that is keeping me feeling good, even as I age. I would highly recommend Dr. Roy for your future chiropractic needs. He will be dedicated to listening to your concerns and developing a plan to give you relief.

Dr Roy has changed my life!! I had sciatica nerve pain for quite a while and I was no longer getting to do the things I love. After couple visits, my pain is improved and I am getting back to exercising and feeling like myself. Dr. Roy is so easy to work with to find appointments that fit my schedule and re-scheduling when they suddenly don't. I am so grateful for Dr. Roy for getting me back on my feet.

Engaging in a chiropractic treatment program helps me sleep better at night both physically and mentally knowing we're working together to prevent all kinds of future problems. The icing on the cake is that I've discovered it takes mere minutes per month for my treatments, all for the price of my monthly haircut. I greatly underestimated the preventative power and overall value of chiropractic treatments. I hope this message prevents you from making the same mistake.

Dr. Lubkeman is extremely professional and responsive to all issues I needed him to address. I have been so pleased with the quality of customer service I have received at his office, along with the immediate relief and prescribed course of action that he readily shares.


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Dr. Roy talks about the chiropractic care and his treatment philosophy in this introductory video for Arbor Vitae Chiropractic Clinic located in Ankeny, Iowa.

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Chiropractic where you need it, when you need it. I am available to schedule your off site appointment for the executive, the musician, the politician, the professional athlete, or the busy family.

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