Dr. Barbara Read

When I first heard about NUCCA care, I thought it was too good to be true.

But there I was in Chicago, a new chiropractor, with an opportunity to train with a master of this form of care, Dr. Marshall Dickholtz, Sr., and I took him up on his offer to train me.  I was astounded by the number of people coming through the door seeking help for all kinds of problems. People who had been everywhere else, had seen everyone else, and had tried everything else.

I couldn’t deny that this system of healing was working. It was gentle. It was stable. I wasn’t used to seeing patients hold their corrections like this.

I was hooked. I knew I had to be a NUCCA chiropractor and I was going to get certified in this work so that I could serve as many people as possible, with the best quality care I could deliver.

Fast forward 10 years to 2008.  I had finally realized this dream of being a fully certified NUCCA Doctor of Chiropractic.  I was proud of the flourishing practice I had started in Ames, Iowa after training for five years in Chicago. But I was even more proud of reaching this level of recognition that only a few chiropractors have pursued.

I can say with total confidence that my job is to help people heal. I do it the best way that I know how, backed with as much training as I can get.

It would be an honor to find out if I can help you with this form of chiropractic, known as NUCCA. It has changed the lives of thousands of people like you.

Thank you for reading. I look forward to speaking with you at a consultation. You can reach me at (515) 233-8880, or through my toll free number (866) 233-8880. Or you can request a consultation through this website.

Yours in Health,
Dr. Barbara Read

P.S. You can read more about my qualifications and experience here.

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Dr. Ayusa Ogawa

I knew nothing about chiropractic until my uncle, Dr. Ryo Ogawa, a chiropractor who practices on the island of Kauai, adjusted me.

I was born and raised in Japan, graduated from college, and went to work for an apparel company for 3 years. While I was working for this company, my right knee started to bother me. I sought care from many different types of health care providers, but my knee didn’t improve. I had to leave that job due to the physical and mental stress.

I have always wanted to live abroad. When I visited my uncle in Kauai for the very first time, I fell in love with the island. He gave me a chiropractic adjustment and the pain in my knee went away. I thought to myself, “What the heck just happened?! This is a miracle!” I could not believe what happened. I now wanted to live on the beautiful island of Kauai, but I was lost as to what I wanted to do with my future. By the time I left Kauai, I had decided to become a chiropractor. This was a very unexpected decision for everyone who knew me. I could not speak English. I had never lived alone. I was ready to jump into a new world, I flew to Davenport, IA right away.

I was introduced to NUCCA halfway through my studies in Palmer College. At first, I was very skeptical about NUCCA care. I wondered how such a gentle adjustment could make a difference in the body? After seeing a lot of people experience improvement with regard to many different symptoms and have long-term results, I could not help but pursue training in NUCCA protocol. I used to get sick once every other month while at Palmer College, but this stopped after I began receiving NUCCA care.

I am blessed to be working under Dr. Barbara Read, a Board Certified NUCCA doctor, and continuing the practice of NUCCA. I am also a member of the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association). I would be honored to help people of all ages from infants to the elderly.

I am looking forward to helping you!