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Meet the Team

A Truly Chiropractic Family

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Dr. Tony Rhodes moved to Portland for Chiropractic school in 2008 where he met his incredible wife, Breanne. She is also a chiropractor but now has the privilege of being a mother to their three children.

Dr. Rhodes has been in practice for over 10 years. In his first year, he primarily focused on sports medicine as he has a passion for sports and fitness. His passion for helping those suffering from car accident injuries started after his wife was in a severe “T-Bone” collision while traveling home to Canada. He is thankful she was alive but had no idea the impact it would have on her life moving forward. 

Dr. Rhodes’ skill set now covers sports injuries, family chiropractic, and whiplash. He has managed nearly 1000 whiplash cases which have given him valuable experience. Dr. Rhodes treats patients with manual/hands-on adjustments, instrument-assisted adjustments, Active Release Technique (ART), and is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner®. He received his Bachelor of Science at University of Idaho in 2007 and his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) at the the University of Western States in 2011. He has experience with medical-legal aspects such as working with patients’ insurance, attorneys, surgeons, physical therapists and has done many arbitrations as well as been on the stand at trial.

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Derek Chittenden

Massage Therapist

My name is Derek Chittenden and I am licensed massage therapist #18734, who specializes in sports massage and chronic pain.  I have been licensed since 2012 and have been working closely with Dr. Tony Rhodes for over 5 years.  Studying at Oregon School of Massage with a focus on western philosophy of Swedish massage.  At the end of my schooling,  sports massages became my primary goal and over the years of continuing education, chronic pain massage was later added to my repertoire. Some of the techniques I have acquired over the many years include: deep tissue, myofascial release, cranial-sacral work, trigger point technique, chair massage, sports massage, pregnancy massage, and aromatherapy.   Over the 10 years of performing massages, my goals for each client include decreasing overall pain while increasing range of motion as well as improving basic posture while strengthening various muscle groups. 

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Claudia Perfecto, LAC

Acupuncturist
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Claudia Perfecto received her Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. She is a licensed acupuncturist, and board-certified by the Oregon Medical Board (OMB) and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She completed an internship in China at the First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese medicine. There, patients can receive the most authentic Chinese and modern Western medicine treatments, creating an ideal integration of Chinese and Western medicine. 
Claudia has 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse and as a surgical nurse. A native of El Salvador in Central America she is bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. She found her calling after having been an acupuncture patient for many years. “It became clear that I wanted to share this ancient gift with others, and to integrate my nursing experience.”

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Robin Sweet

Billing and Account Specialist

Robin has over 35 years of experience in billing and coding for multiple medical specialties but dedicated the last 17 years to the chiropractic profession. Early in her career, Robin was a claims processor for Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon. She is fluent in the language of insurance and enjoys helping to translate for our patients. Robin is a true fan of chiropractic health care, so she became a certified Chiropractic Assistant as well. Her expertise is valued not only by Onsight, but also by several chiropractic offices in California, Oregon, and Washington. Outside of the workplace, she loves riding her ATV on the Oregon sand dunes, gardening, bonsai, and relaxing at home with her husband.

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Lizette Rodriguez Gamez

Office Manager
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My name is Derek Chittenden and I am licensed massage therapist #18734, who specializes in sports massage and chronic pain.  I have been licensed since 2012 and have been working closely with Dr. Tony Rhodes for over 5 years.  Studying at Oregon School of Massage with a focus on western philosophy of Swedish massage.  At the end of my schooling,  sports massages became my primary goal and over the years of continuing education, chronic pain massage was later added to my repertoire. Some of the techniques I have acquired  of the many years include: deep tissue, myofacial release, cranial sacral work, trigger point technique, chair massage, sports massage, pregnancy massage, and aromatherapy.   Over the 10 years of performing massages, my goals for each client include decreasing overall pain while increasing range of motion as well as improving basic posture while strengthening various muscle groups. 

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Jessica Fjosne, CA

Chiropractic Assistant

Hello, my name is Jessica and I’m the chiropractic assistant at Rhodes chiropractic. My primary background is in veterinary medicine as a certified veterinary technician, which has been a rewarding career for twenty-five years. However, I found myself seeking change and going through a major personal transformation when I decided to take a chance and enroll at the Oregon school of massage. A year into school I found a desire to get more “hands on” experience. Therefore, I obtained my CA certification to perform therapeutic massages under the direct supervision of a chiropractor. Working for Tony at Rhodes Chiropractic has been a wonderful transition, and I absolutely love helping people to heal, relax, restore and rest their nervous system from pain. Some healing modalities of interest to me are trigger point therapy, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy and classic Swedish massage. I hope to be a part of your healing journey.

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Ana De Jesus

Receptionist
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My name is Derek Chittenden and I am licensed massage therapist #18734, who specializes in sports massage and chronic pain.  I have been licensed since 2012 and have been working closely with Dr. Tony Rhodes for over 5 years.  Studying at Oregon School of Massage with a focus on western philosophy of Swedish massage.  At the end of my schooling,  sports massages became my primary goal and over the years of continuing education, chronic pain massage was later added to my repertoire. Some of the techniques I have acquired  of the many years include: deep tissue, myofacial release, cranial sacral work, trigger point technique, chair massage, sports massage, pregnancy massage, and aromatherapy.   Over the 10 years of performing massages, my goals for each client include decreasing overall pain while increasing range of motion as well as improving basic posture while strengthening various muscle groups.