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About Ott Chiropractic NW 2017-01-30T11:41:00+00:00

Ott Chiropractic | Dr. Ott

Gail Ott, D.C., P.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Ott has been happily married since 1980 with two children and four grandchildren. He grew up in a small community in southern Oregon and graduated from high school in 1967. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War and, after being honorably discharged, went to work on his father’s cattle ranch. Dr. Ott later became a Real Estate broker, but in 1985 decided to pursue his dream of becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic. After graduating in 1990 from Western States Chiropractic College, he opened Ott Chiropractic NW, formerly named Lovejoy Chiropractic, to show his support of the NW Portland community.

Dr. Ott has been practicing for over 25 years and has built his reputation by giving individualized attention to each patient who walks into the clinic. Dr. Ott is very passionate about adding value to his patients’ lives through his healing touch and specializes in the Diversified technique. For those looking for a gentler approach, he also uses the Impulse Adjusting instrument, a light force state-of-the-art technique that provides excellent care.

Licenses:
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners

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Megan Banker, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Megan Banker is a 2014 graduate of Parker University in Dallas, Texas. Her early education was at University High School, an academically intense performing arts high school in central California. She then went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from University of California, Davis. After graduation from UCD, Dr. Banker worked with the Epilepsy Foundation where she met a chiropractor who introduced her to the profession.

Dr. Banker studied under Dr. Patricia Cates at Parker University focusing her education on structural correction of the spine. She was also chosen to complete a competitive internship with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America where she worked under Dr. John Sibley. Dr. Banker is a passionate and dedicated doctor with experience caring for a wide array of patients including children, adults, elderly, pregnant women, and athletes.

In her spare time, Dr. Banker enjoys crafts, nature, and staying active. She lives with her boyfriend who also works in NW Portland. She was a rugby player for six years and is a supporter of the Portland Pigs Rugby Team. Growing up, Dr. Banker always knew she wanted to move to the Pacific Northwest and she is so excited and blessed to serve the community in Northwest Portland.

Licenses:
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Ott Chiropractic | Cristine Wakefield

Cristine Wakefield

LMT

“Crista” has been in practice for 12 years.  She specializes in deep tissue and advanced myofascial techniques for manual therapy.  Other types of massages performed by Crista include: Swedish, cranio-sacral, and basic Thai.  She also has extensive experience with manual lymphatic drainage.  Crista has been in multiple motor vehicle collisions and she has a deep understanding of each patients individual needs associated with whiplash and other biomechanical soft-tissue injures.  In her spare time you will find Crista kayaking and rock climbing.

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