Ver Helst Chiropractic

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Dr. Kurt Ver Helst D.C.

About US

Chiropractor Ames IA

Welcome to Ver Helst Chiropractic, your trusted partner for holistic well-being in Ames IA. With over 30 years of experience, we take pride in Dr. Kurt Ver Helst's commitment to natural healing. Beyond back pain, our specialties encompass neck pain, headaches, migraines, carpal tunnel, sciatica, and more. Ames IA chiropractor Dr. Kurt prioritizes your needs, putting your well-being first. Discover our new patient special today and take the first step towards a healthier, more fulfilling life.

Welcome to Ver Helst Chiropractic

Established in 1988, our journey began when Dr. Kurt Ver Helst, inspired by a life-changing experience, dedicated his life to chiropractic care. With a baseball injury as a turning point, he discovered the transformative power of chiropractic treatment. Dr. Kurt's education, from Pella Community High School to Palmer College of Chiropractic, equipped him to serve patients for over 30 years. We've been committed to rapid, efficient problem-solving, helping patients achieve better health, making us a trusted name in Ames, IA.


Dr. Kurt Ver Helst D.C.

Hello, I'm Dr. Kurt Ver Helst, owner of Ver Helst Chiropractic. My passion for chiropractic care ignited during my sophomore year when a baseball injury led me to become a chiropractor. Beyond relieving my back pain, the treatment improved my overall well-being and batting average. This experience inspired me to naturally help people with my hands. I pursued my education at Pella Community High School, Central University of Iowa, and Palmer College of Chiropractic, earning my Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

With over 30 years of experience, my mission is to prioritize your needs, always putting your well-being first. I believe in living life to the fullest, and my approach to chiropractic care goes beyond back pain, addressing various conditions to enhance your overall well-being.

Let's work together to achieve a healthier, more fulfilling life!

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Chiropractic Explained

If you are looking for an explanation of how chiropractic care works this paragraph is for you. A concise scientific explanation of chiropractic is that adjustments directly affect muscle and bone structures by reducing pain and increasing joint motion.

That's a lot to take in, but it is the explanation as to why some chiropractic patients in Ames IA report improvement in body function. This is not a claim that chiropractic adjustments treat disease, but it does suggest that some people will see improvements in conditions that are outside of the treatment area.


The Education Of A Chiropractor

Most patients don't realize how much education chiropractors in Ames IA have. Chiropractors are held to some of the most intense educational standards in any health field. In fact, their education standards are very comparable to that of a medical doctor. After completing a strong emphasis of basic sciences in college, chiropractors attend a four-year chiropractic college. This means that chiropractors are primary care physicians. In other words, you don't have to have a referral to see a chiropractor.

Is chiropractic the right treatment for you? Call our team at Ver Helst Chiropractic in Ames IA. We will do our best to help you reach your goals.



“Always fixes the problem, no matter how complex. Thanks, Kurt!” 
- Ryan M.

“Doc Kurt is amazing, he has been adjusting my whole family for my whole life.” 
- Danielle B.