Chiropractic and Natural Services at The Wellness Center PDX in Portland
At The Wellness Center PDX in Portland, our team is honored to be your local go-to source for natural relief from acute and chronic dysfunction. Our services are natural and safe for the whole family!
Have you ever experienced sciatica, low back pain, chronic joint pain, whiplash, or a work injury or sports injury such as a disc herniation or carpal tunnel syndrome? You may benefit from chiropractic care. Our adjustments help realign your spinal joints—the "house" of your spinal cord—and provide a "resetting" pain-modulating action within the nervous system.
To heal through movement is an essential requirement of the body. We prescribe exercises that are individually modified to meet a variety of goals including tissue healing, increased strength, increased endurance, increased range of motion, and improved neuromotor control. Our physical therapy and chiropractor team takes the time to ensure you're comfortable performing the movements and that you can do them correctly and safely.
You're only with us for a fraction of your week. What you do outside our clinic will make an even greater impact on your health! We provide comprehensive and practical advice on things like breathing exercises, stress management strategies, ergonomics, body mechanics, and sleep hygiene to ensure your health is supported optimally.
What you eat is the foundation of your well-being and longevity. How do you cut through the fray of all the competing ideas out there about "good" nutrition? Using information based on sound science and research, our team can advise you on what foods and supplements to eat (and what to avoid) so as to maximize your tissue and cellular health, reverse or prevent chronic disease, and heal injury.
Massage is usually known as a luxury, but as good as it can feel it can also be a keystone component of your recovery from injury or illness! Our massage therapy team uses specific and targeted manual pressure techniques to facilitate increased tissue oxygenation, improved blood flow and lymphatic drainage, decreased muscle tension, and improved mood and sleep.
Acupuncture is an ancient technique that has been used to manage conditions ranging from asthma and headaches to back pain and whiplash. We insert thin sterile needles (it's virtually painless) into your skin at specific so-called "trigger points" which, when stimulated, trigger healing and anti-inflammatory effects in a variety of bodily systems (immune, musculoskeletal, hormonal, etc.).
Naturopathic Doctors have a 4 year doctorate degree and practice natural medicine in a wide variety of ways. At The Wellness Center, our ND's primary focus is on musculoskeletal health, alternative pain management, and regenerative medicine. As Primary Care Providers in the State of Oregon, however, ND's are able to diagnose and treat most ailments. In striving to 'Treat the Whole Person', we offer basic medical services to our patients in terms of screening blood work, STI testing, acute care for illnesses, and labs to rule out nutritional or vitamin deficiencies which may contribute to your pain or fatigue. Our ND also performs musculoskeletal ultrasound exams, injection therapy for pain management and regenerative medicine.
Regenerative Medicine at The Wellness Center takes form as Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, and Stem Cell therapy (which is generally combined with PRP). We offer these in the form of injection therapies, where we deliver nutrients, inflammatory components, concentrated blood components, and/or umbilical stem cells directly to tissues that have been damaged, degraded or injured. The goal of these therapies is to stimulate your body's immune response to come to the area and address the issue, as it would with a new injury. This can be particularly helpful in tissues that do not have their own rich vascular supply (tendons, ligaments, cartilage).
Nerve Conduction Studies
Nerve Electromyography works by measuring your body’s ability to receive and conduct nerve impulses in either the upper or lower body. It measures the quality of the nerve signals, and can help determine if there is a history of old injury, new damage or current impingement.
Spinal & Postural Screenings
Posture and spinal screenings can reveal important health information and unlock the door to improved health and well-being. We provide screenings at area malls, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.
X-Rays: are taken on your first visit to evaluate the spinal curvature, joints, disc space, skeletal health and to look for any reasons it may be unsafe to do spinal adjustments.
Ultrasound exam: of the muscles and tendons to rule out inflammation, dysfunction or injury. This is performed by the Naturopathic Doctor, who also evaluates your needs for other services in the office and helps coordinate your care
Schedule A Consultation For Pain Relief Today
Contact our Portland chiropractor team at The Wellness Center PDX today by calling (503) 389-5545 to schedule an appointment today!