Are you a candidate? FIND OUT Let's talk! (503) 719-6783

Blog

Patient Portal Coming to Reflex

Reflex is committed to providing patients with the best experience possible.  As patients ourselves, we understand that the process of seeing a doctor can be cumbersome.  The experience can be a stressful, especially if awaiting diagnosis or important test results. Patient Ally aims to change that. Coming new to the Reflex clinic, Patient Ally will give […]

Read More


Osteoarthritis in Young People

When mentioning osteoarthritis (OA), many people quickly associate it with old age and aging. Though it is less common, OA and Early Onset Osteoarthritis affects a significant number of younger individuals. Because of these age-centered thoughts, an OA diagnosis can be alarming and confusing. While it can seriously affect a person’s life, OA is a treatable condition. Here are some factors of early-onset OA development.

Read More


What do I need to know about my insurance benefits?

Navigating insurance can be intimidating and exhausting.  With insurance companies taking on hundreds of new clients every day, it might be challenging to get the individualized attention that you need.  At Reflex, we strive to not only treat our patients with professionalism, but also to provide the resources necessary to inform our patient’s decisions in […]

Read More


Dieting for Knee Pain: Omega 3 Fatty Acids

It is easy to remember the “what” when it comes to dieting; vitamins, minerals, proteins and sugars.  These terms go hand-in-hand with healthy eating. It’s not as easy to remember the “why.”  Why do we need to eat dark leafy greens? Why should I pick whole grain wheat bread over white? For the informed eater, […]

Read More


How Platelet Rich Plasma Can Help Avoid Knee Surgery

Athletes and active individuals who suffer with chronic knee pain from injuries or osteoarthritis (OA) may get relief from a safe and non-surgical procedure. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy involves using a person’s own blood to heal damaged tendons or cartilage. PRP has been successful in not only relieving pain but accelerating the healing process. […]

Read More


Running and Knee Osteoarthritis: A Review

For years doctors have seen that anecdotal evidence clearly shows a correlation between distance running and its relationship with osteoarthritis (OA) for the knees and hips. That has led them to try to determine the causation between the two. We take a look at three different medical journals to try and determine if long distance […]

Read More


Start Moving – Why Knee Pain Shouldn’t Stop You

The summer 2016 Olympics are well underway and watching the athletes push themselves to their limits during the events is inspiring. Even more so when you hear their stories of what it took them to get them there. We hope these stories will help motivate those of you who have slowly stopped moving over time […]

Read More


Knee Replacement Surgery: Need to Know

Promising new treatments for knee osteoarthritis (OA) and acute injuries such as meniscal tears are in progress. Researchers are closer than ever to finding the way to regrow cartilage and tissue. But while extensive clinical trials are still underway, regenerative treatments are considered experimental by the FDA which means knee replacement surgery might seem like their best option for […]

Read More