Cory Peterson, DC, MS
Dr. Peterson’s lifelong passion for athletics, helping others, and leading a healthy lifestyle inspired him to pursue a career in healthcare. He began his studies in health and wellness at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. While there, he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree with a major in Kinesiology. He then obtained his Masters of Science in Sports Medicine, and Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the University of Western States, here in Portland.
Dr. Peterson enjoys working with a wide variety of patients, including weekend warriors, office workers, and high school and collegiate athletes. He utilizes his extensive athletic and clinical background to help his patients return to the field of play and to get back to the activities they love as quickly as possible. His treatment approach seeks to improve patients’ symptoms, but more importantly, determines the cause of one’s injury in order to prevent its recurrence in the future. He believes in developing a customized, goal-oriented treatment plan for each patient, designed to relieve pain quickly and help patients accomplish their goals.
Dr. Peterson utilizes chiropractic manipulation, active muscle release techniques, instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation, cupping, movement screens, exercise prescription, and strength and conditioning. He is also Titleist Performance Institute Certified and enjoys addressing golf-related injuries to help his patients maximize performance on the course.
Outside of the office, Dr. Peterson enjoys golfing, baseball, weightlifting, camping, hiking, and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.