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Erik Isaacman, L.Ac. SMAC

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Erik graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and a concentration in East Asian Studies. He moved to Portland to study acupuncture at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, graduating in 2004 with a Masters in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Erik began his studies of Chinese language and culture in 1988. …

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Renee Field, L.M.T.

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Renee has been a licensed massage therapist since graduating from the University of Western States in 2011. She came to massage after experiencing the benefits of bodywork after being involved in a car accident. Through several forms of bodywork, she was able to prevent surgical intervention. She understands that every person has unique challenges and preferences and prides …

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Dr. Heather Krebsbach, N.D.

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Dr. Krebsbach is a family practice Naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist practicing in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in bioidentical hormones, thyroid care, digestive health, and autoimmune conditions.

Dr. Krebsbach moved to the Pacific Northwest to attend the National University of Natural Medicine. Throughout the six-year Naturopathic and Chinese medicine program, she mentored with doctors specializing in cancer care, women’s health, HIV, and endocrinology.

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Emma Ellsworth, L.Ac.

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​Emma Ellsworth grew up on the east coast outside of Washington DC. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and has completed extracurricular coursework in U.S. food systems as well as nutrition for disease prevention. While pregnant with her daughter, she received her first acupuncture treatment and …

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Brad Hamlin, L.Ac

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After signing up for an introductory Qigong class Brad began studying Chinese Medicine and philosophy in eastern Kentucky in the mid-1990s. In short order, the Qi Gong practice resolved his plantar fasciitis and severe sinus allergies, inspiring him to move to Oregon in 2004 to formally study Chinese Medicine. Brad graduated from the Oregon College …

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Tanya Zhu, L.Ac.

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Tanya graduated from the University of Minnesota with a major in Psychology and minor in Spanish. It was during a study abroad trip that she discovered a love of Chinese medicine and acupuncture and decided to pursue it as a career. She landed in Portland a few years later to attend the Oregon College of …

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Casey McGuire, L.Ac.

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Casey moved to Portland in 2002 and enrolled in the three-year Master’s program in Chinese Medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. A special interest in pain-related disorders prompted him to take extra classes and devote more clinic time to studying advanced acupuncture and massage techniques. These skills are the foundation of Casey’s practice today.

Casey’s focus on musculoskeletal pain disorders, headaches and migraines is complemented by his ability to effectively treat poor digestion, auto-immune diseases and menstrual disorders.

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Oliver Leonetti, L.Ac. SMAC

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Oliver graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Portland with a B.S. in Biology. In 2004 Oliver graduated from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, also in Portland, with a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Oliver was introduced to acupuncture through a sports injury.  In 1996, after suffering from an injury to …

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Nick Maxwell, L.M.T.

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Nicholas Maxwell has called Portland home since 2009. He has a strong interest in body mechanics and athletics. His study of mechanics and post-performance sports recovery led Nick to receive his certification in massage therapy from East West College of the Healing Arts. Taking a special interest in Structural and Craniosacral bodywork, Nick aims to …

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Holistic Chiropractor: Definition, Benefits, and More

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Over 20% of the US population suffers from chronic pain. To deal with chronic pain, many people visit a chiropractor. According to a recent survey, 29 million American adults have visited chiropractors in the past five years. This accounts for about 10 percent of the population. While there are all kinds of chiropractors to choose …

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Acupuncture vs. Chiropractic Care for Auto Accident Injuries

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Even simple auto accidents like fender benders can leave people dealing with a range of injuries and physical pain in their neck and back, especially if the accident was strong enough to cause whiplash. This pain can stick with people for days, years, and even for the rest of their lives if left untreated for …

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Back Pain: Choosing a Chiropractor vs. Massage Therapist

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Are you suffering from back pain but aren’t sure what to do about it? If so, you’re not alone. Back issues are one of the most frequent complaints that doctors hear about. Each year, nearly 65 million Americans report an episode of back pain. Additionally, 8 percent of adults suffer from chronic or persistent back …

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Prenatal Chiropractor: What Is It and Why Is It Good For You?

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  From aches and back pain to nausea and an untold number of sleepless nights, pregnancy often comes along with a host of problematic side effects that can significantly impact a woman’s quality of life between the conception and birth of their little bundles of joy. More than half of all pregnant women experience such …

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Holistic Chiropractor: Definition, Benefits, and More

Over 20% of the US population suffers from chronic pain. To deal with chronic pain, many people visit a chiropractor.  According to a recent survey, 29 million American adults have visited chiropractors in the past five years. This accounts for about 10 percent of the population.  While there are all kinds of chiropractors to choose …

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How To Select The Best Chiropractor for your Condition

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Chiropractors are all focused on healing people but often have slightly different ideas and philosophies for the best way to get your body feeling 100%. Choosing a chiropractor can come down to their techniques, specialties, and your rapport with them. You should do your research when it comes to selecting an experienced chiropractor who is …

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Emily Flansburgh, L.M.T. C.A.

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Emily grew up in the Midwest where she played collegiate soccer and graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a BS in Exercise Science in 2000.  After moving to Portland in 2001 she continued her education at East West College of Healing Arts. Here her focus was on learning therapeutic treatments for athletes such as postural …

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Elizabeth Bourgeois, L.Ac.

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Elizabeth attended the National University of Natural Medicine and received a Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM). During graduate school, Elizabeth spent 2 years in a traditional style Chinese medicine & martial arts apprenticeship studying movement arts and clinical practices for sports injuries. This training included acupuncture and cupping, as well as tuina, Chinese …

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