Capitol Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center

About Capitol Chiropractic

Dr. Donald Lathrop

Capitol Chiropractic was founded by Donald R. Lathrop, DC, who graduated with highest honors from Cleveland Chiropractic in Los Angeles, California in 1977.  Dr. Lathrop has been in chiropractic care for over 30 years.  He was born and raised in Olympia where he returned to start  Capitol Chiropractic Center a wellness center devoted to care for the entire family.  He and his wife, Candence, have three sons: Chris, Jarred, Jon and a beautiful grandaughter Fiona.

While Dr. Lathrop's specialty is diversified chiropractic technique, he keeps apprised of the latest training and methodology.  He continually works in conjunction with physicians, naturopaths, nutritionists, acupuncturists and massage therapists.  He has extensive experience with auto and work related injuries, sports injuries, rehabilitatation and wellness.  He knows that proper relaxation, nutritional support and working with the muscles and tissues surrounding the skeletal structure are all vital parts of complete chiropractic care and essential for spiritual, mental and physical health. Social, Physical and Mental Well Being

"As a specialist in neuromusculoskeletal conditions, I have 30+ years of clinical experience with post graduate training in the fields of Neuromuscular Reeducation, Biocranial, and Decompression Therapy.  Let me introduce our team of healthcare providers with the shared goal of not just relieving pain but ultimately restoring the body to its natural state of optimal health."

Dr. Lathrop's Goals:

  • To help each patient restore his health by removing any interference caused by the human frame
  • To help each patient maintain proper dietary balance through education
  • To educate each patient in the cause and prevention of disease
  • To maintain a warm and caring environment for the treatment of each patient

Dr. Don Lathrop, D.C. - Scheduling for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

Our Providers:

Julia Lea, L.M.P

Scheduling appointments for Monday through Thursday.

Julia Lea, LMP, specializes in Body Therapy and Trigger Point Therapy.  These techniques are a systematic breakdown of the muscles, bringing the body back into balance.  When the body has balance, pain is greatly reduced and becomes comfortable to live in again.  This type of body work is great for chronic pain, trauma and overall health.



Laura Johnson L.M.P.

Scheduling appointments for Monday through Friday

Laura Sweeney, LMP,  specializes in Deep Tissue Massage for acute injuries.  Massage helps to both physically and mentally foster faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments.



Suzanne Sund, L.M.P.

Scheduling appointments for Tuesday through Saturday

Suzanne Sund, L.M.P. specializes in Zen Bodytherapy (R) and Trigger Point Myofascia Release, and TMJ work. These modalities assist the body to return to more normal posture and help muscles to move freely in the body allowing pain to be released. Releasing pain is not an easy thing to do, but valuable in order to live a life of peace and joy.