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
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 patients in acute pain, those with sports injuries, chronic pain and who have 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:
Motor Vehicle Accident Recovery
Sports & Overuse Injuries
Neck, Back Pain & Other Musculoskeletal Issues
Pregnancy & Post-Partum Care
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.
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.
ABOUT SARAH TOKSTAD, LMT, CCA:
Sarah Tokstad has been working as Dr. Megan Ziskovsky's Certified Chiropractic Assistant (CCA) since 2008. Sarah enjoys working with patients at the clinic and does a fantastic job of helping Dr. Megan provide quality care for her patients. Sarah performs therapeutic soft tissue work on patients, reviews prescribed exercises and recommended stretches with patients and helps Dr. Megan with intake and treatment notes. Sarah is an expert in coordinating patient care and answering any questions patients or prospective patients may have. Sarah has been a Licensed Massage Therapist in Oregon since January of 2000. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family.
"I enjoy coordinating patient care and am happy to keep your little ones entertained while you get treatment." -Sarah