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New Location

Added by on February 18th, 2014, filed under Announcement

Thank you to Dr. Kassay for sharing her clinic space in Lake Oswego.

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Spinal Imaging: X-ray vs. MRI

Added by on September 30th, 2013, filed under Dr Weston

Plain film x-rays are excellent at providing information about overall alignment and spacing of the of the separate spinal bones. Frequently used in this setting of acute trauma looking for fractures and/or dislocations of the spine to some lesser extent they also can be valuable in diagnosing degenerative problems . loss of disk spacing as […]

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Certificate of Appreciation from National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Added by on August 6th, 2013, filed under Announcement

Received a surprise in the mail today, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) sent me a lovely Certificate of Appreciation. Nice to be recognized by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Thank you.  

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HealthTap.com awards Dr. Weston as “Portland’s Most Influential”

Added by on May 1st, 2013, filed under Dr Weston

Dr. Weston was recognized today as Portland, Oregon’s “Most Influential” Doctor today. This is in addition to being ranked #4 Nationwide Backpain Specialist. Healthtap.com is a consortium of thousands of physicians volunteering thier time and expertise to answer medical questions. Directly from Healthtap.com: Our mission We’re dedicated to improving people’s health and well-being by providing […]

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Remote Appointment

Added by on March 5th, 2013, filed under Announcement

Internet Appointments Now Available!

*NEW* Beginning March 1, Dr. Weston will be available to conduct appointments via the internet. Now, even if you can’t physically travel to Lake Oswego, Oregon, you can receive the benefit of Dr. Weston’s expertise. Through the technology of Skype, Dr. Weston can meet with you, share and review your X-ray and MRI’s in real […]

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Lower Back Pain: How to Know When Surgery is an Option

Added by on February 21st, 2013, filed under Dr Weston

Lumbar back pain is the second most common reason to see a doctor, second only to the common cold. So it is not unusual for your lower back to hurt; however, it can be very painful and last on average for six weeks. If on the physical exam by your physician they find tender tight […]

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Leg, Back Pain and the MRI

Added by on February 19th, 2013, filed under Dr Weston

Do you have chronic pain in your lower back or neck? Have you had a MRI or told you need one? Has someone told you surgery is your only option and the MRI confirms this finding? It’s important to know that getting a MRI to evaluate short-term lumbar back discomfort is often misleading. Although MRIs […]

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Testimonials

Added by on January 23rd, 2013, filed under Testimonial

Sharing our experiences can help set expectations.

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Insurance

Added by on December 26th, 2012, filed under Dr Weston

We are approved with most major insurance plans as of today. Exceptions are Medicare and State plans (Medicare/OHP). Medicare patients can use Dr. Weston’s expertise outside of the scope of Medicare.  

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Trigger Points: Diagnosis and Management

Added by on November 15th, 2012, filed under Dr Weston

From the AFP: Trigger points are discrete, focal, hyperirritable spots located in a taut band of skeletal muscle. They produce pain locally and in a referred pattern and often accompany chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Acute trauma or repetitive microtrauma may lead to the development of stress on muscle fibers and the formation of trigger points. Patients […]

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