MEET OUR CHIROPRACTOR
Chiropractor | Owner
Dr. Clark Pitcairn started his journey in chiropractic as a patient. At the age of 7, he received his first chiropractic adjustment. In turn he remained a patient due to the profound changes it made in his life. As a child, Dr. Clark had a chronic upper respiratory problem. His cough was so bad that it became a bit embarrassing for him in grade school. After starting chiropractic treatments, his cough began to lessen and eventually went away completely. Due to that care, he was able to run around and play sports with all the other kids without wheezing. His mother saw the benefit of having her kids under regular care so she made it a priority for all three of her children. As a result, today, Dr. Clark and his two sisters are all chiropractors. Dr. Clark’s interests include hiking/backpacking, rock climbing, snowboarding and surfing. He currently lives in NE Portland with his beautiful wife Julia and four wonderful children Dylan, Brody, Micah and Tanner.
Mississippi Chiropractic takes a holistic approach to wellness seriously by offering massage therapy as an adjunct to traditional chiropractic adjustments. While massage therapy enhances the benefits of chiropractic care, we want to improve your overall quality of life. Furthermore, if you live in Portland, Oregon, call the office or use the online booking agent to schedule a massage to reduce stress and improve your body’s function.
LMT #20830 CA #7475
Carson is a graduate from the Ashland Institute of Massage and is certified through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She struggled for many years with discomfort within her body, but with the education she was provided with, she learned to overcome this through changing her diet and adding massage into her daily life. She began studying massage in high hopes of helping those with chronic to severe pain. Carson, originally from Virginia, was raised in Medford, Oregon and now finds her home in Portland.
LMT #24256 CA#7864
Christine graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts where she learned Swedish and Deep Tissue massage, Myofascial Release, Structural Bodywork, and Craniosacral Therapy. Through her education and life experience she has developed a passion for balance through personal nutrition, alternative health care & complimentary medicines, and the importance of stress reduction through breath work, exercise, and self-care. She understands that personal health is a lifetime commitment, and that our bodies are always in a flux of change and repair. She strives to bring each client in to a place of relaxation and pain reduction so that the body can focus on healing. Through working with other practitioners of the Chiropractic Arts she adds to each clients’ experience by supporting the somatic mind-body connection through positive healing touch. She is also learning the Eastern modality of Reiki and incorporates this practice in to her work upon request. When Christine is not practicing massage, you can find her working in her garden, listening & playing music, riding her bike, camping, hiking, or busying herself with arts of many crafts.
LMT #22136 CA#8126
Richard graduated from the Nevada School of Massage Therapy in Las Vegas, Nevada and later went on to teach at two massage therapy schools. He has combined his diverse massage therapy education along with insights gained through his Tai Chi, Chi Kung, and Yoga trainings and years working in physical therapy and chiropractic clinics. This all has led him to have a diverse approach to bodywork, with an emphasis on Tuina Chinese medical massage and other orthopedic approaches to bodywork. His sessions are goal-oriented and he loves working with a wide range of people, from those undergoing recovery from an accident all the way to professional athletes and anyone who could use some good bodywork in order to keep healthy and pain free lifestyles.
LMT #023193 CA#8275
Janay Pittman is a graduate of the Florida College of Natural Health in Maitland, FL. She began practicing massage therapy in 2015 and continued her practice in Portland, Oregon in 2016. She was born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida and is currently pursuing her B.A. in Public Health with a minor in Biology. She plans to continue her education to become a Physician Assistant after graduation. Her approach to bodywork highlights nourishment for your mind and body. Janay’s strengths include Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Swedish, and Prenatal massage. Her personalized sessions combine therapeutic and relaxation techniques to reduce pain, relieve muscle tension, and help you relax to promote health, wellness, and healing. When Janay is not massaging or studying, she enjoys chasing waterfalls and breathtaking views, kayaking, watching movies, spending time with family and friends, and napping!
LMT #24559 CA#7990
Taylor graduated from East West College in June of 2018 where he learned Deep Tissue massage, Myofascial release, and Structural Bodywork. He also holds a BA in Social Science from PSU. Taylor believes in the power of focused, long term solutions to clear away the layers of tension that prevent us from living as our confident and competent selves–whether that means addressing our knee discomfort so we can get back on the bike, or our lower back pain so we can pick up our grandkids. When Taylor is not in the treatment room, he’s trail running, philosophizing over how the universe works with a new friend, or watching Planet Earth II on Netflix.
LMT #24903 CA#8423
Emily has been practicing massage therapy for four years, mainly working in chiropractic clinics in Portland. She received her training in Oakland, California where her son was born. She was so inspired by the heart centered care from bodywork professionals during and after pregnancy that shortly after her son was born, she enrolled at a massage school. Emily practices deep tissue and Swedish massage and beginning craniosacral therapy. When not working she enjoys dancing, exploring hiking trails and studying herbalism.
LMT # 19674
I received my training in massage at East West College in 2012. At East West I was
educated in deep tissue massage, craniosacral therapy, tui na and swedish massage.
Since my time at East West, I have continued education in craniosacral therapy (CST)
and medical massage. I value a scientific approach to my work as a therapist, while also
incorporating the deep sense of listening that comes from extended training in CST. I
acknowledge that every person’s body has different tissue density, different patterns of
tightness, and different paths to unwinding tension. I work to actively construct my
technique to where my client is at that day. Finding a particular fascination with many of
the common postural issues faced by our modern lifestyles, I spend much of my time
studying exercises and techniques to improve the lives of my clients.
I am passionate about working with populations who have experienced whiplash, TMJ
dysfunctions, adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), low back pain, plantar fasciitis,
recurrent headaches, insomnia, anxiety, and depression. I also have worked with the
pre/post natal population for many years. I spend most of my spare time
being active outside. Whether tending my garden or backpacking the North Cascades, I
can’t get enough of the outdoors!
*We are ‘In-Network’ with most insurance companies.
Feel free to contact us and our insurance rep will gladly check your benefits for you!