(515) 267-1600

5907 Ashworth Road

West Des Moines, IA

Langel Chiropractic Clinic

We’re about helping you to feel better!

Providing quality chiropractic care since 1994.



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Chiropractic Care So You Can Live An Active & Pain-Free Life.

Unfortunately, like many people in your situation, pain keeps you from living life to your full potential. This pain has left you in despair with no hope for the problem to go away.

We believe you shouldn’t have to experience pain when going through everyday activities. After all, you deserve the vibrant life you want to live, not a life controlled by pain and discomfort.

For the last 26 years, we’ve helped thousands of people just like you to get rid of their pain with chiropractic care naturally. If you’re ready to feel like yourself again, Schedule An Appointment to begin. We accept multiple insurance providers and have flexible payment options, a friendly staff, and convenient hours to help you get back to doing the things you want to do.

It’s time to stop living a limited life. Let us help you be you without the pain.

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The Langel Chiropractic Team providing chiropractic care since 1994.

Meet Dr. Langel

Born and raised in Northwestern Iowa, Dr. Rod Langel, a proud graduate of Iowa State
University and Palmer College of Chiropractic moving to West Des Moines, Iowa in 1994 to begin his private practice providing Chiropractor care with a desire to help people live better and healthier lives.


Dr. Rod Langel providing chiropractic care since 1994.


Dr. Rod Langel was born and raised in Northwest Iowa. He attended and graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Agri-Business with an emphasis in Sales/Marketing and Finance. After working in his field of study for two years, he continued his education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated from Palmer College in 1994 and then moved to West Des Moines, Iowa, to start his private practice and providing Chiropractic care to West Des Moines and it’s surrounding areas. Dr. Langel is married and has three sons.

Commitment To Education

As a chiropractor, Dr. Langel is trained in a diverse array of Chiropractic Techniques to meet his patients’ individual needs. These Techniques include Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson Drop, Activator, Prone Adjusting, Contact Reflex Analysis, and Total Body Modification. He also offers a wide range of health care methods to treat, heal and strengthen his patients, including Physiotherapies, Therapeutic Exercises, Class II Erchonia Laser Therapy, Foot Levelers Stabilizing Orthotics, Pulsed Magnetic Therapy, Muscle Testing, and Nutritional Counseling. Dr. Langel’s practice is filled with patients that range in age from infants to grandparents and everyone in between. His practice is predominately a family practice and cares for those in personal injury and worker compensation cases.

Community Involvement

Dr. Langel has been active in his community, having served as the President of the Kiwanis of West Des Moines and past President of the Des Moines Metro Business League. He was actively involved in Boy Scouts since 2007. He served as the Cub Master for Pack 88 Cub Scouts of St. Francis of Assisi and Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 888 of St. Francis of Assisi in West Des Moines. Dr. Langel is an active member at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and with the Knights of Columbus.

After moving to West Des Moines, he immediately became a full-time member of the Iowa Chiropractic Society (ICS). He accepted the leadership position of Vice President of the South Central District in 1996. Until 2005, he served on numerous other leadership positions with the ICS and eventually was elected ICS President 2005-2006. He continues to be an active member today, promoting the profession to provide better patient health care.

Enjoying Life

When not caring for patients, you will find him on the road attending continuing education programs to learn what is new to better care for his patients.

Dr. Langel also enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, reading, boating, being outdoors, hiking, skiing-both downhill and water, cooking, and singing. Lastly, his roots are still embedded in agriculture, and he enjoys getting back on the farm as often as he can.

Get back to the life you love

Life is too precious to just watch it go by.

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