Independently Associated with HC:
Our doctors listen to you closely, are attentive to detail and choose specific and appropriate modalities to use in your care, after a thorough exam and history with you.
AMY LENNON, DC
Amy grew up in Buffalo, New York where she learned to love competitive sports eventually playing college softball and volleyball and in chiropractic college (in Portland) began competing in triathlons and beach doubles volleyball. Studying movement and working in the bodywork field was a natural transition from playing. She has been a resident of Portland for nearly 25 years. Now she’s very grateful to have such a satisfying life and supportive community both at HC and in SE Portland. She’s also very proud of her three kids and spends most free time running around after them and finding time with them!
She also spends a lot of time working with young athletes through her non-profit outreach called SPIT, where she works with parents, therapists, trainers, providers and coaches in an effort to lower injury rates and create performance enhancement for young athletes, through studying their performance in their sport. “Educating players and coaches is all it takes, we all want the same outcome- strong, healthy kids who get to play their best, without undue risk of injury.”
Amy has a strong interest in the problem solving aspects of chiropractic and enjoys searching for new techniques to aid the body to heal itself. Presently her interest in biomechanics expresses itself through Functional Movement Screening, FAKTR, ART (Active Release Technique), and Graston, the combination of which has contributed to new levels of success with stubborn and unresolved cases. Amy’s genuine nerdy interest in research has resulted in an open mind regarding all different techniques of healing and a wide network of peer practitioners in multiple disciplines. As a result, we enjoy an extensive referral database.
Amy is a current member of the American Chiropractic Association, The Chiropractic Association of Oregon, The American Chiropractic Sports Council and a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College and SUNY at Buffalo. After graduating Western States Chiropractic College, she worked as the director of women’s health at their outpatient clinic (teaching and supervising both students and colleagues both intrapelvic techniques and pap/pelvic exams), before opening a private practice with her husband Cliff. She is ART certified in Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Spine, Masters and presently studying ART biomechanics for certification. Strong interests and private study: Grey Cook, Buchberger, Reinold, gait analysis, Chi running, forefoot running and Nerve Flossing. Hobbies: running, swimming, hiking, gaming and hanging with friends, travelling and a bit of crossfit. Biking, sewing and reading.
CLIFF MARHOEFER, DC
Cliff received his B.A. degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Barbara and his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Western States Chiropractic College in 1991. He has been in private practice in Portland since 1993 and utilizes many soft tissue techniques in his own practice. He has been formally trained in Graston Technique, Fascial Manipulation, FAKTR, Kinesiotaping and has advanced training in sports medicine (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, CCSP). He tends to be a very gentle provider and is the “brains” of the family, graduating magna cum laude from Chiropractic College.
He also played Ultimate Frisbee for over 20 years, winning the national championship 2 times as a member of the Santa Barbara Condors. He was voted into the Ultimate Frisbee Hall of Fame in 2011. Now he enjoys traveling with his family, running and day-to-day family life.
UMA JOY MULNICK, DC
Dr. Uma states: “We can create whatever we want in our lives. I choose to create JOY!”
“My life’s work is to help people to create Balance, Peace and Joy in their lives through Natural and Creative methods. Having been a chiropractor and acupuncturist for the past 34+ years my life has expanded to include the creative process in my work and my life. After experiencing major changes and epiphanies during the past few years the Mandala and Color of Woman/Intentional Creativity processes have broadened and deepened my connection to my soul and my Joy. When I paint I am in the state of Love (and I like being in that state!)
I offer my art and my healing connections through my Chiropractic practice as well as I offer group and private painting workshops. www.UmasHealingCenter.com “
In addition to the love of her practice and art, Dr. Uma has2 grown children and a 4 year old granddaughter that are “all the greatest blessings of my life. “
Dr. Uma joins Hawthorne Chiropractic after being in practice for 34 years. Upon graduating from Western States Chiropractic College (now University of Western States) she practiced in Portland for 8 years before moving to Idaho to raise her family. Now after 25 years she returns to the Greater NW area.
Before Chiropractic College, Uma was co-founder of Institute of Yogic Culture in Southern California where she and her partner taught Yoga, Nutritional Cooking, Massage and more. She relocated to Portland answering a “call” to “not limit herself to Home births (as she pondered Midwifery) but take care of the whole person.” Thus during her first practice time in Oregon, she offered a very broad scope with general chiropractic, home births, women’s health care, and whole family Natural care.
During her 25 years in Idaho Dr. Uma embarked on several avenues to further deepen her practice – she obtained her Diplomate as a Chiropractic Internist, trained in NAET (Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Treatment), Received her Acupuncture Certification (she does not use needles in Oregon) and further depth in Nutritional and Life style work ups.
Her son and granddaughter in Portland call her back to the area. In addition to her Chiropractic practice, Dr. Uma will continue to pursue her passion with the arts where she paints and shares the Intentional Creativity practice in the form of workshops and one-on-ones.
We are fortunate to have her here at Hawthorne Chiropractic where she offers her experience and the following skills as a Chiropractic Physician:
- General Chiropractic (Neck, back, extremity – whole body care)
- Blood Work ups (looking at Health, not just “survival” and settling for less than optimal)
- Nutritional Consultations
- Allergy Treatments (NAET)
- Cranio-Sacral Treatment
- Whole body care for the Whole family – Naturally
Erik Anderson, DC
Erik received his BS in Finance from the University of Idaho and his Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States. While working in the financial field, he joined an ultimate frisbee team and sustained a knee injury. After a long period of time living with knee pain, he decided he would see if chiropractic care could help him. Having not grown up with chiropractic, he was reasonably apprehensive about his first visit. At this visit, he was given a thorough evaluation of his knee, a tailored treatment plan, and exercises to address areas of weakness that were the root cause of his injury. Through this treatment plan, Erik was able to gain increased use of his knee and for the first time in years, an absence of knee pain.
Erik strives to recreate this professional injury specific care in his practice whether his patient be a competitive cyclocross racer with a sprained ankle, a juggler with a repetitive wrist injury, or a weekend warrior with jaw pain and headaches from their 9 to 5.
When not busy treating patients, Erik spends his time with his wife, Claudia, riding his road bike, dancing around Portland, going on long walks on the beach, and attending a juggling club where he spins a meteor hammer.
Arden Freedman, DC
Arden received his BS from Cornell University and his Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States. Growing up, he was a devoted soccer player, which led to a history of injuries. Through the utilization of chiropractic, he was able to continue playing competitive soccer throughout his undergraduate studies. This led him to join the world of chiropractic care. He strives to help people live more enriched lives and has found his passion in helping eliminate the barriers that stop people from doing what they love. Just like his chiropractor was able to help him continue his passion of playing soccer and staying active!
Through personal experience, Arden has gravitated to an integrative approach to care with an emphasis on adjusting and muscle work, as well as targeted exercises that get to the root of the problem. He believes that his job is not only to help people heal, but to also give them the necessary tools and knowledge they need to empower themselves into feeling even better than they did pre-injury. Arden has a strong interest in understanding the cause of an injury, which has led him to study human biomechanics. This interest has led him through training by the Prague School of Rehabilitation in the principles of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization as well as becoming a certified yoga instructor. He has also completed training in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, which is especially efficient at treating disc herniations.
Arden was drawn to the Pacific Northwest due to his love of mountains and the outdoors! You can find him rock climbing, skiing and mountain biking. As well as hiking and camping with his partner and their new pup, River! He is also a world traveler and has spent over a year living in Chile as well as traveling around South America and Asia. He is fluent in Spanish, although admittedly a little rusty.
TEAM HC: MASSAGE THERAPY
Our therapists are trained in both acute pain protocols and deep tissue techniques and commonly work with the guidance and direction of the physician.
CAMERON REINLASODER, LMT
Cam joined Hawthorne Chiropractic in 2010. He graduated from the Montana School of Massage in 2002 and moved to Portland in 2003. He studied Biology and Health and Fitness at PCC and continued Biology studies at PSU focusing on human health. His interest in fascial bodywork therapy led him to complete courses through Advanced Myofascial Trainings program; structural integrative bodywork and movement techniques affiliated with the Rolfing Institute. In addition to hands on bodywork Cam may suggest elastic therapeutic taping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. (IASTM).
Cam has a wide range of interests in health and wellness including gravity-defying suspension assisted movement and stabilization exercises. Suspension assisted movement encourages increased stabilization through full range-of-motion movement and stabilization exercises including actions that are impossible to replicate in normal human motion. Inspired by ring gymnastics and playgrounds Cam designs and creates suspension devices and exercises of his own. Additionally, he has trained in the Latronica Method utilizing the Mighty Body Band and enjoys Aerial Yoga.
Cam’s hobbies include Yoga, mat Pilates, machine sewing, jogging, and writing and performing music. Completing a solo kayak trip down 149 miles of the Upper Missouri River Breaks through Montana in 2017 has inspired him to do more wilderness journeying as he looks forward to backpacking a portion of the Continental Divide Trail through Glacier Park in Summer 2018.
KATELIN KUTELLA, LMT
Katelin graduated from East West College in 2014. She studied Swedish and deep tissue massage as part of the core program and also studied Structural Bodywork techniques and basic Craniosacral Therapy. She began studying Visceral Manipulation techniques last spring. By integrating a variety of techniques from these modalities, she aims to bring clients relief from chronic conditions and address the physical and emotional symptoms associated with pain and stress.
When Katelin is not at Hawthorne Chiropractic, she enjoys hiking, making jewelry, reading, and cuddling her cats.
OLIVIA GIGUERE, LMT
Olivia has been practicing massage therapy since 2012 and studied at East West College of the Healing Arts here in Portland. Her practice centers around injury rehabilitation, postural alignment, and pain relief through release of muscular tension and increasing fluidity of movement. Her approach to healing primarily incorporates myofascial release, Structural Integration, stretching, and therapeutic deep tissue techniques including trigger point work. She also enjoys prenatal massage.
She completed her B.A. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Lewis & Clark College. She is currently studying at the National University of Natural Medicine to become a Naturopathic Doctor. Understanding how the body works on a cellular and molecular level has helped to shape her approach to body work and increase her passion for the work she does as a massage therapist.
Outside of work, Olivia is an avid rock climber and all around adventurer. This allows her to understand and empathize with every client that is on the road to healing so they can get back out and do what they love. She has devoted her life’s work to helping others heal and find the inspiration to take their health into their own hands.
HEIDI STACHELRODT, LMT
SADIE BEAM, LMT
DANIELLE NIX, LMT
My name is Danielle Nix and I have been working as an LMT since 2014. When I finished school at Lane Community College I graduated being proficient in Swedish massage. I have my continued education in Lomi Lomi Hot Stones, Reiki levels 1, 2 and 3 reaching the master level, as well as craniosacral massage. I have worked with chronic pain patients and MVAs most of my massage career and I recently received my Chiropractic Assistant (CA) license. I am looking forward to furthering my education the following years. When I am not at work I am busy at home being a mother to my son and taking care of my dog.
Craig was born in Portland Oregon in 1990 and has been a resident of the city for most of his life. In addition to working the front desk at Hawthorne Chiropractic Craig is a professional musician and is very active in the Portland music scene. Some of his hobbies include: walking, hiking, writing and spending time with family and friends.
INDEPENDENT ASSOCIATES OF HC
LISA PATE, LAc
Lisa is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese herbal medicine practitioner. She has worked alongside HCHA since 2005, as Pate Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine. Her primary treatment focus, and passion, is fertility and women’s health. She also provides acupuncture and herbal support for pain syndromes, allergies and colds, headaches, and other internal medicine conditions.
Please visit http://pateacupuncture.com/pate/ to contact Lisa for appointment scheduling. You will also find information regarding acupuncture and Chinese medicine.