Acupuncture is system of complementary medicine that involves pricking the skin or tissues with needles, used to alleviate pain and to treat various physical, mental, and emotional conditions. It originated in ancient China, and now acupuncture is widely practiced in the West.
The Portland Clinic provides up-to-date vaccines for business, leisure and educational travel. Our Travel Nurses will provide travelers with individualized information specific to their destinations, risks and medical status. We focus on prevention of disease and travel safety. The Portland Clinic is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and receives daily updates for any travel destination.
Bone density is a medical term normally referring to the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bones. Bone density of BMD is used in clinical medicine as an indirect indicator of osteoporosis and fracture risk.
Taking care of your heart involves multiple disciplines. Comprehensive care includes a variety of services to ensure the health of your heart.
Colposcopy is a procedure to closely examine your cervix, vagina and vulva for signs of disease. During colposcopy, your doctor uses a special instrument called a colposcope. This procedure is used to determine and examine the cervical and vaginal area for cervical cancer and other conditions.
This program offers personalized healthcare that is specifically tailored to the needs of individuals with diabetes. The environment allows for enhanced communication within the family of primary care providers and specialists for treatment. As a multi-specialty medical group, Diabetes Services features collaborative involvement between specialists essential in the optimal management of diabetes.
Imaging is the technique, process and art of creating visual representations of the interior of a body for clinical analysis and medical intervention. Medical imaging seeks to reveal internal structures hidden by the skin and bones, as well as to diagnose and treat disease.
Clinical lab services are tests on specimen taken from the human body such as blood or urine. These tests are used to help physicians diagnose or assess health.
A lactation specialist is an allied health professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding. Lactation specialists commonly work in hospitals, physician or midwife practices, public health programs, and private practice.
The role of the dietitian is to provide you with information and tools to help you take charge of your health. The goal is to help you find a style of eating and exercise that will support your health.
Sigmoidoscopy is the examination of the sigmoid colon by means of a flexible tube inserted through the anus. Flexible sigmoidoscopy is done for several reasons. One is to evaluate symptoms, such as rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, or change in bowel habits. Another reason is to detect colon polyps or colon cancer.
Our Sleep Centers offer take home sleep tests, overnight sleep studies, consultations with a sleep specialist, diagnosis and treatment for all types of sleep disorders.
Spirometry is a common office test used to assess how well your lungs work by measuring how much air you inhale, how much you exhale and how quickly you exhale.
Sometimes, life throws you a curveball. Urgent Care is available for non-life threatening conditions like minor burns or flu and cold symptoms. It's for those times when you need to see a doctor right away, but not in the Emergency Room.