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Overvold Chiropractic Clinic
Peter M Overvold D.C.
2106 Ne 47th Ave
Portland, OR
97213-2064
Ph1: 503-282-7581


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About Our Practice
We have a traditional chiropractic office with an emphasis on soft tissue work as an adjunct to manual (by hand) adjusting. We use myofascial release techniques and transverse friction techniques (fancy words for deep muscle work). These are designed to help guarding muscles relax and helps to restore the natural rhythym of the muscles acting on any joint. We treat extremities (massage & adjusting) as well as the spine. Exercises are prescribed to support the corrections that are made and helps to prevent future problems.

 
Techniques
Diversified
Gonstead
Nimmo
Thompson
Myofascial
Manual Adjusting
 Services
X-ray Examination
 Specialties
Extremities
Whiplash
Full Spine
Automobile-related injury
Work Injury

Gonstead
In the early 1960's word was spreading throughout the world that there was a healer in a small farming community in Wisconsin to whom people of all ages, and walks of life, were flocking. The man was Clarence S. Gonstead. He became a chiropractor in 1923 following a personal experience with chiropractic that had helped his body heal from a painful, crippling episode of rheumatoid arthritis. With a background in mechanical engineering, he would come to apply the principles of this discipline to the evaluation of the spine. Based on his studies, he developed the "foundation principle" to explain how a fixation in one area of the spine created compensatory bio-mechanical changes and symptoms in another. He was a pioneer in the chiropractic profession, developing equipment and a method of analysis that used more than one criteria to verify the precise location of vertebral subluxation (A subluxation is a spinal bone that is fixated or "stuck" resulting in nerve pressure and interfering with the innate ability of the body to maintain health). One hallmark of the Gonstead Technique is adjustment of the neck with a very specific maneuver that is completed with the patient seated. The neck is adjusted in this manner to eliminate the twisting or rotation aspect of the adjusting procedure. The Gonstead Technique is recognized throughout the global chiropractic community as one of the safest systems of evaluating and caring for conditions related to the spine.

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  Sun Closed 
  Mon 8:00 AM Noon 2:00 PM 6:00 PM 
  Tue By Appointment 
  Wed 8:00 AM Noon 2:00 PM 6:00 PM 
  Thr By Appointment 2:00 PM 6:00 PM 
  Fri 8:00 AM Noon Closed 
  Sat Closed 
M-W-F 8-12, M-W-Thurs 2-6

Driving Directions
Half a block south of Sandy Blvd. on NE 47th Avenue. There is a light at the corner of 47th and Sandy. You can exit the Freeway (84) on 43rd (if going West) or on 39th (if going East).

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