Michael was born and raised in Des Moines. He went to the University of Iowa where he double-majored, receiving a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training and a Bachelors of Science in Health and Sports Studies. He went on to complete a Master’s in Higher Education at Iowa State University where he worked as an athletic trainer for the football team. After graduating, he founded The ATR in the summer of 2014. Since then, he has become involved with the Iowa Athletic Trainer’s Society and is completing his Doctorate in Athletic Training from Temple University.
OwnerPrior to becoming a chiropractor, Dr. Krueger worked as a board certified athletic trainer in the Dubuque, Davenport, and Peoria areas. During this time, he also acquired a board certified license in massage therapy. While a chiropractic student and then a graduate, he helped incorporate athletic training and massage therapy into chiropractors’ offices and patients’ treatment plans. Dr. Krueger graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, in 2004. He has owned Krueger Chiropractic since 2006.
Athletic TrainerAshley graduated from Iowa State University in May 2013 with a degree in Athletic Training. While at Iowa State, she worked with a variety of NCAA Division 1 teams, including wrestling, basketball, football, soccer, and softball. She also worked with various teams at Ames High School, as well as the Drake University football team. As a student, she volunteered as an athletic trainer at the Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament, and a National Judo competition.
ManagerHeather graduated from the University of Iowa in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. After graduation, she spent her time working with children in Iowa City. She relocated to Ankeny where she pursued massage therapy at La James International College, and obtained her license in 2005. Heather furthered her massage therapy education by specializing in prenatal, infant, pediatric, and Swedish massage. In 2013, she received her certificate as a Nursing Assistant from DMACC. She has worked at Krueger Chiropractic since 2009, and joined the staff of The Athletic Training Room as the clinic manager.