Dr. Stephen G. Ray, D.C.

Meet Dr. Stephen G. Ray

Dr. Stephan Ray has been in active practice for nearly 45 years. Over the years Dr. Ray developed successful Chiropractic practices in Oregon and Hawai’i. He recently joined the Shephard Clinic of the Chiropractic Arts where he specializes in the treatment of patients injured in automobile crashes.

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Disc Injury

A herniated disc refers to a problem with one of the rubbery cushions (discs) between the individual bones (vertebrae) that stack up to make your spine.

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Portland’s Role in Chiropractic History

Chiropractic is a 128 year old profession and in that time it has grown to become one of the largest independent healthcare professions in the Western world. Since Palmer College opened, chiropractic has developed rapidly and there are now over 35 schools and colleges around the world and on every continent.

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Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg, caused by general compression and/or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots that give rise to each sciatic nerve.

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