Dr. Dennis J. Bradley
Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dr. Bradley has been in this area for over 30 years. From an early age he knew he wanted to help people in the healing arts and considers it a privilege and honor to be in the chiropractic profession. Initially planning to go to medical school (as his great grandfather and great great grandfather were both medical doctors) Dr. Bradley “discovered” chiropractic during college. Being exposed firsthand to chiropractic’s remarkable results caused him to decide to dedicate his life to the practice of chiropractic instead.
Dr. Bradley received his chiropractic education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and received numerous academic honors including the President’s Award, President’s List, and Pi Tau Delta (Chiropractic Honor Society). Additionally, he was listed in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities in 1997, and in the United States Achievement Academy’s All American Scholars Collegiate Directory from 1995 through 1997. While attending he earned an additional Bachelor of Science degree, and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He graduated in 1997 and immediately moved back home to Cedar Rapids.
Constantly striving to give his patients the most up to date care possible Dr. Bradley is dedicated to continuing education. He keeps abreast of the field’s research, as well as attending post graduate seminars in advanced chiropractic adjusting, diagnostic procedures, and nutrition. He focuses on exercise rehabilitation, ergonomics, injury prevention, and wellness. Dr. Bradley is trained in many treatment techniques and strives to specifically tailor treatment plans to what is best for each individual patient.
Dr. Chris A. Smith
Dr. Smith is originally from Lourdes, Iowa, and graduated from New Hampton High School. He was introduced to chiropractic during his high school years as a result of his active involvement in sports. He realized quickly that chiropractic not only made him feel better but also helped him reach optimal performance. His undergraduate studies include a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and pre-medicine from the University of Northern Iowa. He completed his doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, graduating Cum Laude. Dr. Smith has advanced training in extremity adjusting, decompression traction therapy, nutrition and weight loss, as well as chiropractic implementation into athletics. He is also certified to use Active Release Technique which is one of the most advanced and effective soft tissue techniques for athletic injury.
Before opening his own practice in Cedar Rapids, Dr. Smith worked in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and North Richland Hills, Texas, as an associate doctor. While working in other areas of the country, Dr. Smith treated many people with a wide variety of needs. As a result, Dr. Smith has enhanced his adjusting styles and techniques. He customizes every adjustment to best fit the needs of each patient.
Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with his wife, Kerry, daughter Chloe, and sons Kael and Kavan. Dr Smith also enjoys participating in sporting activities such as kickboxing, weight lifting, and snow skiing. The Smith family are members of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion.
Dr. Nathan Broghammer
Dr. Nathan Broghammer was born in Cedar Rapids and raised in the nearby town of Coggon. His interest in chiropractic sparked after suffering a severe low back injury while learning to barefoot water ski. The injury prevented Dr. Broghammer from walking or bending without experiencing intense, sharp pain. The day after the accident he went to a chiropractor and received instant pain relief from his first chiropractic adjustment. Dr. Broghammer continued treatment and within a week he had almost completely recovered and could move without pain.
Dr. Broghammer received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 2008. He graduated with honors and learned the latest in spinal adjusting techniques, patient diagnosis, and physiotherapy. The Doctor of Chiropractic program requires over 300 credit hours and 4,500 class room hours to be completed over the course of three and one third years. Since graduating Palmer Dr. Broghammer has continued his education to become a DOT Certified Medical Examiner. With this designation he is able to provides DOT physical examinations as wall as drug testing for individuals and businesses in the area that utilize a commercial drivers license. Prior to attending Palmer College of Chiropractic Dr. Broghammer earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. He was extremely involved with campus activities including Residence Life Staff, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, and the Simpson Wrestling Team. Dr. Broghammer earned Academic All-American honors in 2004 and 2005 as a member of the Simpson Wrestling Team. Dr. Broghammer received his high school education at North-Linn High School in Troy Mills, Iowa.
Currently Dr. Broghammer resides in Marion with his wife Rachel and two children, Owen and Quinn. In his time outside the office you may find Dr. Broghammer working out at Crossfit 151 or enjoying time on the water boating or waters skiing.
Dr. Chris Bowers
Dr. Bowers is a Cedar Rapids native and graduated Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2008. He earned his Bachelors Degree with Honors at Western State College of Colorado in Professional Biology: Pre-Med emphasis and a minor in Chemistry and received his A.A. from Kirkwood Community College. He is a graduate of Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School as well. He was involved football, basketball, track and competition water/snow skiing.
He is a member and past District President and Compliance Committee Chair of the Iowa Chiropractic Society (ICS) and a member of The American Chiropractic Association. He is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (C.C.E.P) and utilizes this in conjunction with active care and other aspects of a solid rehabilitative program. He is also a candidate for receiving The Chiropractic Sports Physician Certification (C.C.S.P.) and is certified in Functional Movement Screens (FMS).
The techniques he uses in practice are Palmer Package including Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson and Activator. He specializes in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. He is a past member of the Daybreak Rotary in Cedar Rapids and the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Board of Directors with His Hands Free Medical Clinic and Healing Our Heroes. He is The Team Chiropractor for The Cedar Rapids Titans, Cedar Rapids Rampage and Hard Drive MMA (Mixed Martial Arts).
He has been a successful provider of corporate wellness lectures and health screens to many local businesses looking for ways to help improve the health and wellness of their employees. That is the focus of his outreach. In his free time he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his son and watching him participate in sports and other activities. His hobbies are reading, travel, water/snow skiing, working out, biking and playing golf. He likes to spend time on the water in Clear Lake, Iowa as much as possible and is a lifelong member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Marion, Iowa.
Dr. Amanda O’Sullivan
Dr. Amanda O’Sullivan is from Solon, Iowa and a graduate of Solon High School. She continued her education at Kirkwood Community College and then proceded complete undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa. Dr. O’Sullivan knew that she wanted to be in the healthcare field early on in life. She discovered Chiropractic care when her asthma was getting worse and noticed that her back was also sore at the same time. Getting adjusted helped with her asthma to the point where she has not needed her inhaler for years now.
Dr. O’Sullivan attended the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport and graduated in 2013. While in school she participated in a clinic abroad trip to Fiji where she adjusted an abundance of men, women, and children. She offers several adjusting techniques including Activator technique which utilizes a very effective low force adjusting instrument that is safe and comfortable for the youngest of patients.
Dr. O’Sullivan currently lives in Cedar Rapids. She loves spending time with her family; especially her husband Sean, daughter Willow, and son Kaden. She loves to be outside, fish, camp, boat, hunt, and just be with her family and friends.
Dr. Amber Romer
Dr. Amber Romer was raised in the small town of Fairfax, Iowa. She has always had a passion for health care but decided on a career in chiropractic after running her first half marathon in college. After the race she experienced severe knee and hip pain. A local chiropractor was able to relieve her pain and get her back to running races after just a few visits. She found that regular chiropractic care not only got rid of her knee and hip issues but also prevented future injuries.
Dr. Romer started her college career at the University of Iowa where she became an avid Hawkeye fan. She continued her education at the highly regarded Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa where she earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2015. During her time at Palmer she learned the latest in diagnosis, spinal adjusting techniques and physiotherapy. She also participated in a Clinic Abroad Trip to Fiji where she had the opportunity to help hundreds of underprivileged patients.
Dr. Romer now resides in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with her yellow lab, Jake. In her spare time she enjoys running races, biking and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes as well as spending time with her family and friends.