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Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Josiah Fitzsimmons


Dr. Fitzsimmons D.C., B.C.N.

Dr. Josiah Fitzsimmons is originally from Ames, IA. He played college football at South Dakota State and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and a master's degree in Nutrition, Exercise and Food Sciences in a five year span. He then attended the fountainhead, Palmer College of Chiropractic.

After completing his residency out in Denver, he came back to West Des Moines to open VERO, a state of the art, neurologically based health center. Dr. Josiah has extensive training and experience in pregnancy, pediatrics, athletics, and overall wellness promotion. He has seen results with chiropractic for infertility, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, migraines, sinusitis, arthritis, acute pain, and much more. He has also had the opportunity to watch many children benefit from chiropractic care with health issues like autism, ADHD, colic, bed wetting, and ear infections. Dr. Josiah is a member of the International Chiropractic Association, the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, the West Side Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, the Young Professionals Connection and genYP.

Dr. Josiah's passion is to educate and support the families of West Des Moines and the greater Des Moines area through neurologically based chiropractic care so that babies, children, and adults may live a life of greater health. In his spare time, Dr. Josiah loves to spend time with his wife and son, read books and workout.

Certifications Include:

  • Advanced Proficiency Certified in Torque Release Technique
  • International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association Member
  • Webster Technique Certified
  • International Academy of Advanced Chiropractic Orthopedics Symposium on Lower Extremities Certification
  • International Academy of Advanced Chiropractic Orthopedics Symposium on Upper Extremities Certification
  • Vogt Leadership Society Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine Certified Health and Fitness Specialist
  • Master of Science: Nutrition and Exercise Science
  • Bachelors of Science: Exercise Science
  • Board Certified in Neuropathy (BCN)

Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Josiah Fitzsimmons AMPEDDr. Josiah was the first student in the history of the AMPED Chiropractic Conferences to be a main speaker on stage. He spoke to more than 1000 people about what it means to have true commitment to your priorities in life. AMPED is a chiropractic communication and business organization that Dr. Josiah was a leader for during his time at Palmer College of Chiropractic.

Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Josiah Fitzsimmons SpeakingBefore opening VERO Dr. Josiah spoke at Cleveland University in Overland Park, KS about what students can do in school to be prepared for success immediately upon graduation.

Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Josiah Fitzsimmons SpeakingDr. Josiah had the pleasure of speaking at the Des Moines Botanical Gardens at a Young Professional Connections event.

Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Logan Dabney and Partner


Dr. Dabney D.C.

Dr. Logan Dabney is originally from Centerville, IA. He attended Centerville High School where he discovered that his passions were in health and science. He achieved this passion from being a frequent visitor to his hometown chiropractor, Dr. Larry Heffron.

Spending countless hours following Dr. Heffron around in his high school years gave him a huge appreciation for the wonderful healing potential of the body and pushed him to dedicate his future studies to chiropractic. He then attended the University of Northern Iowa where he majored in Pre-Med/Chiropractic Biology. Dr. Logan went on and attended the fountainhead, Palmer College of Chiropractic, to complete his graduate studies.

During his time at Palmer, Dr. Logan was heavily involved in Torque Release Technique (TRT) and has advanced proficiency certification in this technique. He enjoyed spending time outside of class helping students learn how to adjust. He also spent many weekends attending various seminars across the country to improve his knowledge on the many techniques of chiropractic.

Dr. Logan is so excited to be joining the VERO team to be able to educate Central Iowa on the amazing healing potential of the body. In his spare time, Dr. Logan enjoys hunting, golfing, going to the gym, fishing, and hanging out with his charcoal lab named Bella.

Certifications include:

  • Advanced Proficiency Certified in Torque Release Technique
  • International Academy of Advanced Chiropractic Orthopedics Symposium on
  • Lower Extremities Certification
  • Basic Certification of Activator Technique
  • Member of the Iowa Chiropractic Society
Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Scott Coyle


Dr. Coyle D.C.

Dr. E. Scott Coyle is originally from Waterloo, IA. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's of science degree in Sports Medicine. He then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic-West. After practicing in California for several years, he came back to Knoxville, IA in 1997, where he practiced until 2016.

Dr. Coyle then worked in robotic spine/brain surgery for 2 years with Mazor Robotics. He then practiced in Lawrence, KS for 2 years before returning home to join the VERO team. He has seen great results with chiropractic for chronic neck, mid back, low back pain, headaches, arthritis, fibromyalgia, ear infections and allergies.

Dr. Coyle enjoys spending time with his two teenagers, family, and girlfriend. He enjoys exercising, biking, hiking, outdoor activities, and reading.

Certifications Include:

  • Advanced Proficiency Certified in Torque Release Technique
  • Basic Certification of Activator Technique
  • Member of American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member of Iowa Chiropractic Society
Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Jeff Gilbert


Dr. Gilbert D.C.

Dr. Jeff is originally from West Des Moines, IA. He discovered a love for helping people improve their health early in life. Through mentorship from Dr. John Barakat with support and guidance from his parents, Ivan and Kathy, he chose to specialize in chiropractic to focus on improving and developing one’s health rather than just treating disease.

His journey to chiropractic care included earning his undergraduate degree from Central College followed by attending Palmer College of Chiropractic to obtain his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

Dr. Gilbert has practiced for over 20 years in the Des Moines area with the Torque Release Technique and Blair Upper Cervical technique. He has enjoyed success in treating migraine headaches, Meniere's disease, fibromyalgia, vertigo, post-concussion syndrome, back pain, and sports injuries. His greatest joy in practice is partnering with patients to achieve their goals for increased life potential and health. “There is nothing sweeter than seeing someone’s eyes and mind open up to the possibility that there is something better to strive for!”

Dr. Jeff is married to his lovely wife, Michelle, and they have a vibrant and active teenager named Chloe. He enjoys mentoring his daughter in her musical and athletic activities, playing the piano, traveling with his family, and volunteering with the National Ski Patrol. He and Michelle are active members at Northpoint Church in Johnston, Iowa as well.


  • Board Eligible Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner
  • Advanced Proficiency Certified in Torque Release Technique
  • Basic Certification of Activator Technique
  • Member of the Iowa Chiropractic Society
Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Chris Hufford


Dr. Hufford D.C.

Dr. Chris Hufford, a native to central Iowa, served in the U.S. Army as an Airborne Medic for the first eight years of his adult life. He spent one year in Iraq helping and saving hundreds of soldiers and local citizens. It was his military service that helped him discover his gift for serving people and passion for health and the human body, which led him to Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa.

He majored in biochemistry and biology with a chemistry minor. He wanted to use his degrees to go to medical school, but his journey led him in a new direction after receiving chiropractic care for an Army parachuting injury. Three months of consistent care not only resolved his injury, but changed his health, lifestyle, mindset, and quality of life. Dr. Chris’ health paradigm completely shifted, and he was led directly down the pathway of becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic. In 2016, he graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in California. He moved back to Iowa and vowed to serve, lead, teach, and empower his community to live healthy and happy lives.

Dr. Chris is passionate about serving on the production team at his church, volunteering, officiating high school football, health and wellness research, nutrition, activities in the sunshine, cooking, and spending time with the people most important to him. He values faith, family, integrity, selfless service, and abundant love.

Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Dr. Borseth


Dr. Borseth D.C.

Dr. Ann Borseth completed her undergraduate work at Graceland University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then completed her Doctorate of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University in 1998. She has served the Des Moines area and rural south central Iowa since obtaining her license and brings over 20 years of clinical experience to the Vero team!

Dr. Ann believes in serving her patients and her community. She served as the Team Physician for the athletic teams at Interstate 35 High School for seven years. She also served as a volunteer EMT for one year and City Councilwoman for eight years for the City of New Virginia before moving to Truro, where she now lives with her forever life partner, Matt and their crazy, chaotic, and loving blended family. She enjoys working in her vegetable and flower gardens, camping, fishing, and taking long walks with her four dogs.

Certifications include:

  • Member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
  • Certified Injury Prevention Specialist
  • Certification in Clinical Nutrition
Chiropractor West Des Moines IA Carter Carew


Dr. Carew D.C.

Dr. Carter Carew is originally from Tiffin, IA. He studied at Kirkwood Community College and the University of Iowa, majoring in Health and Human Physiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. This is where he developed his true passion for human performance and wellness.

Between his undergraduate studies, competing in wrestling meets around the country, and receiving chiropractic care throughout his childhood, he knew helping people perform at their optimal level and live a healthier, more active lifestyle was the career for him. With that in mind, he enrolled in the Doctor of Chiropractic program at Palmer College of Chiropractic. During his time at Palmer, he devoted his time to various chiropractic technique clubs, extra training in Flexion Distraction, and soft tissue techniques and rehabilitation. He also worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Physical Diagnosis and Radiology Department.

In his free time, Dr. Carter enjoys sand volleyball, slow-pitch softball, hunting, traveling, going out to eat, and spending time with his family and friends. He looks forward to caring for families and individuals that want to take their health to the next level!


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5525 Mills Civic Parkway Suite 120
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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