Payson Flattery ND, DC, DAAPM
Payson Flattery, DC, ND, DAAPM is the Medical Director and founder of the Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Flattery specializes in integrative orthopedic medicine with an emphasis on chronic pain and illness. His progressive approach integrates his knowledge of chiropractic, naturopathic medicine, and conventional medicine thereby evaluating your pain from a structural as well as physiologic perspective. By integrating naturopathic medicine the metabolic roadblocks to pain and recovery can be addressed. With this knowledge, difficult cases of chronic pain can more comprehensively treated and therefore more effectively resolved.
Dr. Flattery’s strength is in his ability to effectively determine the cause of your pain and any perpetuating factors. Through a detailed history and meticulous examination of the area, a diagnosis is rendered. He clearly explains your diagnosis and suggests the most effective treatment options. His goal is to quickly and completely eliminate your chronic or acute pain for a lifetime.
Dr. Flattery integrated prolotherapy into his practice in 2002 when he personally experienced its ability to completely resolve chronic or recurrent pain. While specializing in injection techniques, he uses a number of other modalities including , myofascial release techniques, manipulation, exercise rehabilitation, and Naturopathic and conventional medications.
Dr. Flattery is a faculty and board member of the Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection. He teaches other physicians on the philosophy and technique of a variety of injection therapies, including prolotherapy, as well as writing articles for various journals.
He is a Board Certified Chiropractor and Naturopathic Physician licensed in the state of Oregon, a Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management and member of the AAOM, OANP, and the ACA.
Dr. Flattery attended the University of Colorado, Boulder where he became an avid outdoor enthusiast. He continued his education at Western States Chiropractic College (summa cum laude) and later at National College of Naturopathic Medicine where he graduated in 1999.
His interests include climbing, telemark skiing, road and mountain biking.