Dr. Kristen Castillon, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic
“Movement is medicine. Let’s get you moving optimally to enhance your overall quality of life.”
Dr. Kristen (she/her) is passionate about helping others achieve optimal health and wellness through chiropractic manipulation, exercise, and education. She believes the more you know about your body, the better decisions you can make about your health. She understands each person is unique in how they perceive pain or discomfort and is determined to find a treatment plan catered to the individual. With a warm and empathetic bedside manner, Dr. Kristen creates a welcoming environment where patients feel supported and heard. She enjoys treating patients of all walks of life with a special interest in treating pregnant patients and the pediatric population. She is Webster certified and is continuing her education further with the ICPA to broaden her knowledge on pediatric chiropractic care. She also has an interest in treating athletes of all ages with her background in Kinesiology and rehabilitation, she enjoys helping athletes return to their sport or hobby of choice. In addition to chiropractic manipulation, she offers different soft tissue techniques such as cupping and/or IASTM, Kineso-taping, and K-laser therapy to integrate into her patients care plan. She values open communication and collaborates with her patients to set achievable goals, fostering a sense of partnership on their healing journey.
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Dr. Kristen is a Southern California native from the greater Los Angeles area. Driven by a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others, she developed an early interest in healthcare. Inspired by her own experiences with chiropractic care and its positive effects on her overall health, she set forth on a dedicated path to becoming a chiropractor. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 2018 where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She then journeyed to Portland, OR for the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program and fell in love with the city’s unique culture. She graduated from the University of Western States in 2023 where she received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. She is ready and eager to bring her knowledge, enthusiasm, and fresh perspective to the local community.
In her free time, Dr. Kristen enjoys staying active whether that is playing futsal/indoor soccer, hiking the many scenic trails in the PNW, paddle boarding, and snowboarding. She enjoys trying all the cuisines Portland has to offer and visiting local wineries. She is open to any suggestions you may have regarding all things Portland since she is fairly new to the area!