Dr. Tricia Clements
Tricia joined our team in May of 2017. She is one of our chiropractors, and she has additional training in the active release technique, which is a soft tissue technique incorporating movement that works wonders with hips and shoulders. Her favorite part of her job is connecting with people with whom she may not cross paths otherwise. In her spare time she enjoys climbing, sailing, hiking, ceramics, cycling, volleyball, yoga, and discovering new coffee shops.ARVE Error: src mismatch
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- University of Western States – Portland, OR: 2017
- Doctor of Chiropractic (cum laude)
- Missouri State University – Springfield, MO: 2013
- Bachelor of Science in Biology
Loehr Chiropractic & Acupuncture: 2017 – present
Private practice – Portland, OR: 2016
- BirthFit® leader — Postpartum care/return to sport
- ICPA Webster Technique Certified
- RockTape® certified provider
- Active Release Technique, full body certified
- Sole Supports™ certified provider (custom orthotics)
- Sports Performance
- Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention
- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ/TMD)
- Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Technique
- Low Back Stabilization – Ultimate low back fitness
- Hypermobility Stability Training
- American Chiropractic Association
- Forward Thinking Chiropractic Association
- International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA)
- Lift Up Springfield
Native to: Saginaw, MI (Michigander)
Saginaw 8, Goodrich Quality Theaters! It had a scent during the winter months that was unlike any other. I still dream about it. It was the best of times, and when people puked when 3D movies came out it was the worst of times.
Who was the most influential person to you as a child?
Each point in my life was someone new and different. I have always harbored the idea that there is a something to learn from everyone. Each family member, friend, and stranger I have ever encountered has evoked an idea or way of thinking that is inspiring and worth listening to. David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech, This is Walter, is hands down the most influential idea of living that I have ever read. But, if I had to pick a constant person… growing up, my grandma was a part of a collection of strong, business-oriented, women who paved the path so girls could wear shorts in PE class, be on professional boards, and be an equal part of the workforce. I always find her to be a force of nature every day, a quality that was worth harnessing.
Why did you become a chiropractor?
My stepdad was in a terrible accident with no recovery; addiction to pain medications changes a person. I grew up watching someone’s life altered and ripped from them due to pain pills and dependence. I knew there had to be more for families than living by “the bottle.” I explored my options and landed here, providing individuals with the tools to heal and prevent.
What is one modern convenience you couldn’t live without?
My car, she is dirty and full, but has my whole heart.
What is your favorite place to visit?
I can’t pick one. I fall in love with every place I venture to. The Pacific Northwest never disappoints, even in the rain. Really any place I can hike to and marvel at the earth is my favorite.
What is your favorite way to spend your weekend?
It must start with coffee on a patio. It would consist of a lengthy trail hiked by a good group of friends leading to a secluded lake (where a sailboat would magically appear). The end of the weekend would end with gatherings around a bonfire.