Address

501 NE Hood Ave, Suite 205
Gresham, OR 97030 

Phone

503-674-7894

What To Expect After My Massage?

What To Expect: People frequently ask what they are supposed to do after a massage. Well, let us go over how you may feel post massage first. There are different variables that play into how you might feel, depending on the pressure of the massage, severity of an...

Athlete Spotlight

Eric G. 8 year old Eric came in to see us and was treated by Dr. Waggoner, our Sports Chiropractor. Here is his story as told by his mom. “Eric started complaining of chest pains during football season and was feeling a lot of pain. Concerned it was serious we took...

The Rewards of Being a Massage Therapist

Being a Licensed Massage Therapist is so much more than working at a spa, office, or having your own clinic. It’s also not just seeing countless amounts of people, and giving them “fluff and buff” or Deep Tissue massages. The rewards we receive can come once a week,...

TMD and Jaw Pain

About TMD The temporomandibular joint, often shortened to TMJ, is the fancy name for the joint that attaches our jaw to our skull and that allows us the freedom to move our jaw up and down as well as side to side. Without it we would not be able to perform normal...

What your face fleece says about you?

The Big Selling Point The big selling point for our office (besides the great customer service, excellent care, and family atmosphere) is the ability to choose your face fleece to lay down on for treatment. The Face Fleece Story I have a confession to make.  I use the...

Holiday Festivities

With the holidays here, what better way to celebrate than to enjoy some holiday festivities right here in the Gresham-Portland area! Here is our Holiday Festivities guide to this seasons flurry of gifts, activities, and fun for friends and family. Holiday Festivities...

Body Image and Massage

Does your body image cause you to pause? We live in world where we are taught to believe that we aren’t good enough the way we are. We are constantly inundated with ads and articles telling us that we are too fat, too skinny, too old, too fill-in-the-blank to be...

What is Sports Massage?

Sports Massage Sports Massage is a not a specific type of massage like Swedish, Deep Tissue, or Gua Sha that one would ask to receive from a Licensed Massage Therapist. It is more appropriately the term used for specific applications of massage therapy for each...

I was in a car accident. Now what?

It’s that time of year where the weather turns colder and sometimes downright nasty. Lots of rain, wind, slick roads and the hope (or threat?) of snow. That also means the potential for car accidents. You were hit by somehow or maybe you hit someone. So now what?...

Insurance 101

Insurance 101 New year; new insurance? Even if your insurance is the same, it may have updated costs and coverage levels. If you’re planning to investigate your insurance coverage here is a quick insurance 101 lesson. Not all health insurance plans cover chiropractic...

Therapies We Use and Why

What Therapy Will I Get During My Treatment? At Active Family Chiropractic we offer many different types of physiotherapies. Physiotherapy, which is interchangeable with physical therapy, is defined as the treatment or management of physical disability, malfunction,...