An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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As the Patient Care Coordinator, Laura Saar is responsible for assisting Dr. Laura in patient exams and maintaining patient charts. Laura joined the Whole Health Chiropractic Wellness Center in November of 2014 after working for 2 years at Whole Foods Market in West Des Moines as their Bakery Associate Team Leader.
In addition to working in the office, Laura also owns her own business as a personal chef. Laura is a graduate of Simpson College where she earned her degrees in Biology and Spanish. She is also a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu where she earned her degree in Culinary Arts.
Laura grew up in Treynor, Iowa and currently resides in Waukee with her fiancé, Michael and her dogs, Apollo and Duncan. Laura enjoys running, cross fitting, and cooking.
As the Insurance Specialist, Sarah Harker is responsible for advocating for patients to ensure all guidelines of patient health insurance policies are met. Sarah joined the Whole Health Chiropractic Wellness Center in September of 2014 after being a stay at home mom of four children for eight years.
In addition to being a Full time Registered Dental Hygienist and working part time here at the office, Sarah enjoys running, water sports, outdoorsy things, and traveling around the country to watch her three girls do competitive cheerleading. Sarah is a graduate of Dmacc where she earned her Bachelors degree in Applied Sciences in Dental Hygiene, and Moraine Valley Community College where she earned several degrees in Health Sciences.
Sarah grew up in Chicago, Illinois and currently resides in Ankeny with her four kids and two cats.
As the Patient Communication Manager, Brittney Garvey is responsible for executing the Whole Health Chiropractic marketing strategy which includes fun activities like coordinating events and managing social media - all in an effort to grow the WHC community. Brittney joined the team in May of 2017 after two years leading the marketing efforts at Riverhead Resources.
In addition to marketing, Brittney enjoys volunteering as a Master Gardener throughout central Iowa, helping lead at her church through music, and running her calligraphy business, Lettered Light Design. Brittney is a graduate of Iowa State University where she earned her degree in Political Science, Environmental Studies, and Spanish.
Brittney grew up in Bettendorf, IA and currently lives in Des Moines with her husband, Jordan, and cat, Charlie. Brittney enjoys playing volleyball, camping, hiking, and learning new musical instruments!
As our resident office pup, Thunder enjoys playing tug of war and keep away. Offering a warm and social atmosphere, Thunder is easily the most popular staff member and we wouldn't have it any other way!