Welcome to Spine Tree Chiropractic!

Spine Tree Chiropractic, nestled in the beautiful, historic Cully neighborhood of Northeast Portland, is celebrating 15 years of delivering expert chiropractic care to Cully and surrounding areas. 

Take It from an Athlete

Dr. Joseph Medlin has 20 years of experience in rehabilitating the spine from acute and chronic injuries. As an outdoorsman and avid fly fisherman, he himself has experienced sports injuries and their debilitating effects, so he has first-hand insight to his patients' conditions and the road ahead. 

At the Life West Chiropractic College in the Bay Area, Dr. Medlin learned many spinal adjustment techniques, some of which are not offered at other institutions. With this expansive knowledge-base, Dr. Medlin is able to choose the right technique for the condition he is treating.

Dr. Medlin specializes in acute and chronic spinal pain as a result of auto accidents, workplace injuries, and sports injuries. Often a spinal injury can cause pain and numbness to radiate to the neck, shoulders, ribs, hips, arms, or legs. All of these can be treated with a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation that includes a combination of chiropractic care, physical therapy, and therapeutic massage. 

Never In A Hurry

Patient education is an important part of Dr. Medlin's practice at Spine Tree Chiropractic. He takes his time listening to your description of the injury, then applies the most appropriate chiropractic adjustment technique for it. Dr. Medlin makes sure that he fully explains your treatment plan. If there are exercise routines to be conducted at home, Dr. Medlin spends time going through the movements in the office to make sure that you understand what needs to be done at home. In most cases, Dr. Medlin spends 30 to 45 minutes with each patient. 

Documentation and Treatment of Injuries 

We handle work accidents, automobile accidents, and other pain injuries. In all cases, it is important to document any work or auto injures as soon as possible, even if extreme pain has not started. Your body can disguise the pain with its adrenaline surge and it can take days or weeks for it to show up. If you have documented the accident at the time it happened, the origin of the pain can be traced back to it.

Call for Your Consultation Today! 

Our goal is for every patient that we meet to achieve optimum health. Whether you need chiropractic care, physical therapy, or therapeutic massage, Spine Tree Chiropractic in Northeast Portland can help. Call us at 503-788-6800 for you consultation.


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Meet Dr. Medlin

  • Dr.
    Joseph Medlin

    Dr. Medlin is an expert in the Rehabilitation of the Spine and Spinal Health and has been practicing for nearly 20 years. He specializes in acute spinal pain, injuries due to auto accidents, work comp injury, sports injury and chronic pain. As a past and present athlete as well as someone who has experienced excruciating spinal injury, Dr. Medlin offers a unique insight into the patient’s condition and how to help them recover from it.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Best Chiropractor! – Everyone needs a good chiropractor and it's Doctor Joe! He's got the best healing hands ever. He spends alot of time with you and educate you. Highly recommends Dr. Joe."
  • "I started coming to Spine Tree Chiropractic a few years ago. My experience here with Dr. Joe and staff was great. Dr Joe was extremely knowledgeable, professional and very kind. Dr. Joe took the time to explain my medical problems and discussed a treatment plan for me in a way that I could understand. They kept me informed, and the staff was extremely pleasant. The office has a great atmosphere. Every time I came in the first thing they wanted to know was how I was feeling and specifically where I was hurting, and if I was in pain. They made sure that my treatment would not compound the pain but lessen the pain. Over all I would rate my experience here an A plus and recommend Spine Tree Chiropractic to all of my family and friends and to anyone who has any type of pain. I am now pain free, and back to living to the quality of life before the injury."
  • "Thank you! – Dr. Joe fixed me up and taught me lots of ways to prevent recurring injuries. So much appreciation and now I can go back to work!"
  • "Super Cool Chiropractor! – This is all I have to do (write a review) to thank the BEST Doctor in town! Seriously, folks - Dr. Medlin will help your conditions immediately and if anything else, he will educate you with a better healthier lifestyle! I'm truly thankful for all you've done for me! Highly recommend Dr. Medlin!"
  • "YOU SAVED ME! – It's the least I can do to say "THANK YOU!" Anyone out there need pain relief, Doc. Joe's your guy!!! Write a review in exchange if you feel the same. See Dr. Joe!!!"
  • "First Time Chiropractic Visit – Wow! I was blown away with the first treatment. After hearing all the bone cracking stories about chiropractors, I was very hesitant of visiting one. However, after trying all the alternative cares, it was the last resort. Dr. Joe is so personable, down to earth and explained in lament terms about the spine, ergonomics(new word) and health in general. He's so knowledgeable and actually spends some time with you. This is very rare for docs to actually sit down and talk to you from beginning to end! Highly highly recommends Dr. Joe. Thank you for your service."
  • "*Best Chiropractor!* Everyone needs a good chiropractor and it’s Doctor Joe! He’s got the best healing hands ever. He spends a lot of time with you and educates you. Highly recommend Dr. Joe.”"
    - Yogaaddict / Portland, OR

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