Meet Our Team

Meet our team of highly trained professionals

Our mission is to support the Des Moines area in their journey towards health and well being by providing excellence in patient-centered physical medicine care.

The doctors at DSM Spine+Sport are excellent point of entry physicians.  If you have questions about an injury or ailment we are proud to work with many area imaging centers, pain management clinics and orthopedic practices to get you the care you need.

Dr. Jon Roed
Dr. Jon Roed –  DC, CSCS, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Dr. Jon Roed is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic who graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University–College of Chiropractic in Minneapolis, MN.  He attended the University of Iowa and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology.  Dr. Jon enjoys using his strength and conditioning background to treat athletes of all types. He works with several area high school and collegiate athletes including NCAA Div I football athletes and Olympic trial competitors. He loves spending time with his family, his wife Katie, daughter Avery and son Gavin.  In his free time, Dr. Jon enjoys CrossFit workouts and volunteering or competing in local CrossFit events.

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Dr. Brooks Newton – DC, CSCS, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Mobility Trainer

Dr. Brooks Newton is  a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University–College of Chiropractic.  He was a former collegiate basketball player and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Southwest Minnesota State University.  Dr. Brooks is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist(CSCS) and a registered Active Release Technique® (ART) provider.  Additionally, Dr. Brooks has had the opportunity to work with numerous high level athletes from the ranks of the NFL, Crossfit Games, and the NCAA Div I, II, and III.  Dr. Brooks also had the opportunity to treat professional athletes in China as a part of a U.S. sports medicine team.

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Jenni Bratz-Kurzer – Office Manager

Jenni has been a member of the DSM Spine+Sport team since 2015. She lives in West Des Moines with her husband Jason and their Jack Russel terrier Lucy. In her free time she enjoys reading and teaching yoga at a local yoga studio.

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Aspen Rhodes – Rehabilitation Assistant

Aspen has been with DSM Spine+Sport since 2017. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelors degree in Health and Human Physiology with and minor in Exercise Science. Aspen enjoys spending time with her family and her golden retriever Georgia. Her other activities include working out at her local CrossFit gym and coaching softball.

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