Dr. Rasmussen, Dr. Nick and the Cedar Valley Chiropractic team are dedicated to helping you achieve your health and wellness goals. By combining extensive training, skill and expertise, they are committed to provide you better health, along with a better way of life by practicing the proven principles of chiropractic wellness care. Patients seeking treatment at Cedar Valley Chiropractic are assured of receiving quality care. Our entire staff's main focus and concern is for your well-being!
Meet Our Team
Dr. Jennifer Rasmussen
DC, FASA, Dipl. Ac. IACA, DACBSP
Dr. Rasmussen, or Dr."R" as her staff and most patients call her has been practicing in the Cedar Valley since graduating from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, MO in 1991. Since graduating from college she has been a bit of a knowledge junkie and has received additional certifications in the diagnosis and treatment of extremity conditions (DACBSP), acupuncture (FASA) and sports injuries. She has been active in the business community both locally and and on a state level. She has served in chair positions of the Cedar Falls Chamber of Commerce and in the Iowa Chiropractic Society(ICS). For over 25 years Dr. Rasmussen has been a recognized leader in the chiropractic profession in the Cedar Valley area. She served on the local ICS board beginning in 1992 and then in 1993 began to serve on the state board. She was President of that board from 1999-2000. She returned to the ICS board in 2009 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Dr. Rasmussen and her husband Dane have two daughters, Alayna and Cayla enjoy spending time together, especially on Sanibel Island in Florida.
Emily started in our office in March 2013. She grew up in the Cedar Valley and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in athletic training in May 2012. In her spare time, she enjoys watching hockey (Go Boston Bruins!), kayaking, and hanging out with her fiance and their 3 fur babies: Bruin (obviously!), Oliver, and Kiki.
Dr. Nick Dugger
Dr. Nick Dugger joined the CVC team in April of 2020 following his graduation from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. Dr. Dugger obtained his Bachelors of Arts degree from Wartburg College in Biology where he was also a member of the Track and Field team, competing in the Heptathlon indoors and Decathlon outdoors. While at Palmer College, he was a sports rehabilitation intern working with the college Rugby team and served as a campus guide for prospective students. Dr. Dugger also had the opportunity to serve our nation's veterans through an 8 month Clerkship at the Central Iowa VA Hospital in Des Moines, IA. While in Des Moines, he had the opportunity to do rounds with mutliple specialties throughout the hospital, observe surgical procedures, and treat patients within the pain management department. Dr. Dugger's passion for treating pain and atheltic injuries has led him to working closely with other providers and treating athletes at Hawkeye Community College on a weekly basis. Dr. Dugger married his wife Carissa in September of 2019. They enjoy being outdoors and spending time with their dog Margo.