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322 NW 5th Avenue, Suite 305
Portland, OR 97209
(207) 370-8516

Kinesio Tape

Kinesio Tape and the technique was developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase over 35 years ago in Japan.  Since then, Kinesio Taping has become the gold standard for therapeutic and rehabilitative taping; and has recently gained worldwide notoriety as the colorful tape seen on many athletes throughout the recent Summer Olympics. Kinesio Taping gives support and stability to your joints and muscles without affecting circulation or range of motion. This means you heal faster, experience less pain, and get back to living a pain free life.  

The properties of Kinesio Tape that make it useful for athletic-applications also makes it just as beneficial for non-athletic injuries. The increased circulation and lymphatic flow resulting from Kinesio Tape is particularly helpful in reducing swelling and pain associated with acute and repetitive injuries that occur with: whiplash, strain/sprains of the lower back or neck, carpal tunnel, tendonitis, pain from poor posture, knee pain, among many other injuries. 

Essentially, Kinesio Tape can be effective for nearly anyone with chronic or acute injuries.  Athletes will find it especially beneficial while training and during events since the supportive properties of the tape do not restrict range of motion or movement.  Post event, Kinesio Tape may help reduce swelling and pain thus shortening recovery time.

Although, Kinesio Tape can be used alone, the benefits of Kinesio Tape are enhanced when combined with therapies such as chiropractic, massage, or physical therapy. 

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Your search for quality, friendly and affordable Chiropractic Care in Portland Oregon is finally over! New Patients and Referrals are warmly welcomed by Chiropractor Dr. Matthew Todd, D.C. at our Pearl District office in NW Portland Oregon.

Whether you are a new patient or an existing patient, the quickest and easiest way to schedule your appointment is online.  Click on the "Book Now" button below to get started.  If you are a new patient, please also print and complete the New Patient Intake form before your first appointment which can be found by clicking here.  Or, if you prefer, you can arrive 15 minutes early and complete the New Patient Intake form which will be located outside of my office.  


If you prefer to call, you can reach us at (207) 370-8516. If you get our message we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please make sure to leave your name, number, when you would like to have your appointment (to see our hours click here), and state whether you are a new or existing patient.
 
 

West Portland Chiropractic
322 NW 5th Avenue, Suite 305
Portland, OR 97209
phone (207) 370-8516
fax (503) 227-0206

 

 

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