Meet the Docs
Dr. Kayla Davis, D. C.
Palmer College Graduate
Gonstead Chiropractic Specialist
Dr. Kayla is from a small town in northwest Iowa, called Correctionville, near Sioux City. In her small town, she was a four sport athlete as well as played the saxophone and was involved in many community activities. She then went to undergraduate college at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology as well as was a track athlete and Strength and Conditioning Coach.
From Simpson, she moved on to Palmer College of Chiropractic. While at Palmer, she became involved in the Troxell Intern Program. This program is an extensive internship that specializes in the Gonstead system of chiropractic. During her time in the program, she served as assistant head intern as well as head intern of a group of other highly motivated chiropractic students. This program provides roughly two years of chiropractic experience. Also in the program, she taught classes in technique and x-ray analysis to fellow chiropractic students.
Dr. Kayla is also very involved in the Gonstead Methodology Institute where she has attended over 100 hours of seminars specializing in the Gonstead technique. She continues to attend weekend seminars every three months. A couple times per year she volunteers as one of the Instructors, passing on some of her experience, knowledge and passion to other students and chiropractors.
Dr. Davis also had to opportunity to participate in a clinic abroad program in Fiji while she was at Palmer, where she went to underprivileged community schools and provided care to the children as well as teachers and community members. During this trip, the group of student interns she went with were able to attend to over 3,500 men, women, and children in 8 clinic days!
Dr. Kayla has taken the Gonstead system of chiropractic and utilized it's principles to adjust in a very specific, but gentle way. She has mentored with many great chiropractors in order to develop her skills. She also has a great network of doctors to work with and learn from while continuing to develop her skills.
Gonstead Monday Night Meetings: Every other month Dr. Kayla travels to Des Moines to meet with ten to twenty Gonstead Chiropractors. Together with Dr. Kayla, these Chiropractors are highly experienced, highly accomplished and highly successful. This group easily contains some of the best and brightest chiropractors from all over Iowa. During this meeting they discuss and review some of their most challenging cases to achieve the best outcome for the patient.
Dr. Kayla has married her best friend Jesse Davis. Together they have a dog named Murphy and a cat named Dixie and currently reside in Davenport, Iowa, but are looking to move closer to the North Liberty area in the near future. For their hobbies, the two enjoy running, doing most athletic activities, trying new healthy (vegan) recipes, and volunteering with the Ducks Unlimited program in the Mississippi Valley Chapter in Davenport. Dr. Kayla also likes to crochet and read chiropractic textbooks/philosophy.
Recently, Dr. Kayla was awarded the 'Dr. Marcus P. Schuelke Memorial Award'. This award is given one time per year for displaying Absolute Faith in Chiropractic, A Total Commitment to Serving Patients and a Dedication to Learning.
PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENT SUMMARY
Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Simpson College
Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic
Served in the Palmer College of Chiropractic Clinic Abroad in Fiji
Served as Class Vice President at Palmer College of Chiropractic
1,000 Hours of Experience Practicing the Gonstead Technique through the Troxell Intern Program
Voted Head Intern at the Troxell Intern Program
2015 Received the 100 Hour Seminar Plaque through Gonstead Methodology Institute
Gonstead Methodology Institute Instructor
Awarded Dr. Marcus P. Schuelke Memorial in 2015
Gonstead Monday Night Meetings - Des Moines, Iowa
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association - Member - Pediatrics Certificate (In Progress)
Dr. Sadie Arens, D.C.
Palmer College Graduate
Sadie was born in raised in LeMars, IA., a small town in northwest Iowa. After graduating high school she attended Kirkwood Community College and worked part time as a server. Sadie is a people person and enjoys socializing. Growing up, she always knew she wanted to be a chiropractor. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Palmer and graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. While attending Palmer, Sadie invested her free time into an intern program instructed by a highly respected Gonstead Chiropractor. She attended numerous seminars and workshops, helping to hone her skills and is still continuing to learn every day. Sadie has a passion for helping people and is very excited to be moving to North Liberty community and serving as your chiropractor here at Kay Family Chiropractic.