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Dr. Megan Ziskovsky, DC, FIPCA

 

 

Chiropractic Physician, Owner of Center for Chiropractic & Pain Rehabilitation

"I'd love to help you feel and function better by tapping into your body's amazing ability to heal itself."  -Dr. Megan

 
 

Dr. Megan Ziskovsky was born and raised in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Saint Thomas in Minnesota with a B.A. in Biology and Spanish. Following the completion of her undergraduate studies and a year long program in massage therapy, Dr. Megan relocated to Portland where she worked as a Licensed Massage Therapist while she studied Chiropractic at the University of Western States. Dr. Megan Ziskovsky received her Doctorate of Chiropractic (DC) degree from the University of Western States in 2005.

Dr. Megan began her career at the Center for Chiropractic and Pain Rehabilitation (CCPR) working as an intern for Dr. Art Walker.  She returned to Center for Chiropractic and Pain Rehabilitation in 2007 to take over Dr. Walker's practice.  Dr. Megan now owns Center for Chiropractic & Pain Rehabilitation and very much enjoys practicing here and treating patients of all ages.

APPROACH:

With a holistic, comprehensive, and conservative approach to treatment, Dr. Megan enjoys treating patients of all ages. She believes that the body has the innate ability to heal itself. With chiropractic care in addition to a healthy lifestyle, diet, and exercise program, the body can function optimally and thrive. Dr. Megan enjoys providing wellness care as well as treating her Portland patients in acute pain, those with sports injuries, chronic pain and a great variety of different conditions. 

Dr. Megan has a special interest in treating children and pregnant women; she has completed a year of post-graduate training in Chiropractic Pediatrics and Pregnancy Care through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and is certified in Chiropractic Pediatrics (FICPA) and the Webster Technique. She is a certified practitioner of the Graston Technique®, an instrument assisted soft tissue therapy which effectively breaks down fascial adhesions and scar tissue. In addition to manual manipulation, soft tissue work, exercise and nutrition recommendations, Dr. Megan frequently treats her patients with K-Laser. K-Laser is a class IV therapeutic laser that uses red and near-infrared light to stimulate the body’s natural ability to heal. The effects of laser therapy include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling.  Dr. Megan has completed training in Craniosacral Therapy though the Upledger Institute. She is a proud member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Oregon Chiropractic Association and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:

  • Pediatric Care 
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Recovery
  • Sports & Overuse Injuries 
  • Neck, Back Pain & Other Musculoskeletal Issues 
  • Pregnancy & Post-Partum Care

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

In her free time, Dr. Megan Ziskovsky loves spending time with her family, traveling, cooking delicious & healthy meals, hiking, cycling, dining out, camping, practicing yoga, gardening, dancing Argentine tango, playing Scrabble and spending time outdoors in Portland and the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Dr. Megan’s love of wine and passion for travel inspired her to found Pairing and to create her own wine label, playfully named Alignment Wines.

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