Why We're Different

Dr. Lubkeman

At Arbor Vitae Chiropractic Clinic, our primary focus has always been treating cause, not the symptoms.

Our Chiropractic Clinic

Dr. Lubkeman

We are patient-centered clinic and our treatment goal is to keep you 100% healthy, 100% of the time.

Patient Testimonials

Dr. Lubkeman

Our patients trust us to care for their health and well being. Take a look at what our patients are saying!

Special Offer

Dr. Lubkeman

New patients receive initial consultation, and exam for $30. Adjustment sold separately. Call our office today!

Walk-in Chiropractor in Ankeny

Arbor Vitae Chiropractic Clinic is the walk-in chiropractor in Ankeny, dedicated to offering a convenient way to get adjusted quickly. You have a busy schedule and don’t have time to wait for 2 weeks to take care of back pain. You need relief now, sometime down the road. We offer that relief through evidence based care that meets the highest standards for the profession. Our goal is to alleviate pain and  improve your health as quickly as possible. By using an effective suite of chiropractic techniques,  we have established a long track record of treating people safely, and naturally.

The main conditions we treat are neck and lower back pain. Conditions that stem from these are headaches, sciatica nerve pain, shoulder pain, herniated & bulging discs. On the trauma side of things, we see cases of in-home falls, auto accident injuries, and sports over use or traumatic injuries. We do quite a variety of adjunct therapies like cold laser, ultrasound, electrical stim, muscle stripping and trigger point ischemic compression. When looking into the cause of the pain complex, we will consult on posture, ergonomics and orthotics.

How we got here

After attending Palmer College of Chiropractic and graduating with a Doctorate of Chiropractic, the State of Iowa licensed Dr. Lubkeman to practice in 1998. We have been applying these non-invasive treatments of spine related injuries ever since. Having worked with many thousands of patients over the years, we try to get the most out of their chiropractic care in a walk-in setting. As a doctor, it’s important to listen to your pain experience and examine the problem areas. Only then can we focus our care, develop a working plan, and do our best to get you better.

For your convenience and accessibility, we offer walk-in hours (See the posted times). Like we said above, you have pain now and want treatment now. We are amenable to seeing patients at other times and we can schedule appointment times outside of normal walk-in hours. We do ask that you give us a chance to clear our schedule by giving us 24 hours notice.

Photo of Dr. Lubkeman, your walk-in chiropractor

“I hope you found this informative and share it with others. Again, thank you for being a guest at this web site. If you are in search of a chiropractor in Ankeny area, stop by or call for a consultation.”

Health Conditions We Treat

Adults & Seniors

  • 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

Infants and Children

  • Neck and back pain
  • Ear infections
  • Excessive spitting up
  • Scoliosis, or curvature of the spine
  • Torticollis, or asymmetrical head or neck position

Health Blog

Safe & Effective Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is a safe, effective and natural approach to managing pain and other health related issues. We invite you for a complimentary, no obligation consultation today.

Natural Pain Relief

Offered in clinic for school aged athletes throughout the year (especially the summer). Complete physical including all parameters required by the Iowa High School Athletic Association.

Live Better Today!

Enjoying a long and healthy life is important to everyone. Chiropractic care unlocks your body's true potential and natural healing process to ensure your life is a healthy life.