Meet the Team
Dr. Jason Brown, a 2006 graduate of University of Western States, has developed a thorough and contemplative clinical technique from his years of working as a chiropractic physician. He works with his fellow PURE LIFE CLINIC physicians to determine the best treatment plan for his clients, focusing on improving daily habits with the goal of creating individualized optimal health.
Dr. Lindsay Pelley’s evidence-based approach to chiropractic care allows for dynamic and effective treatment plans focused on pain relief and lasting long-term results. She emphasizes sports medicine in her practice, concentrating on injury prevention and recovery, as well as optimizing body function through sport-specific biomechanical assessments. The New Jersey native is a graduate of University of Western States.
Dr. Melanie Brown is a University of Western States graduate who combines evidence-based therapies with an intuitive approach to patient care. As Clinic Director, her primary focus is on PURE LIFE CLINIC providing timely, effective and evidence-based care while maintaining a relaxing environment.
Dr. Christine Kadykalo studied biomedical science at the University of Ottawa and naturopathic medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. Her practice involves general family medicine, focusing on mental health, women's health, and digestion issues.
Alexander Yett studied exercise science at Western Oregon University, focusing on kinesiology and biomechanics to provide him a well-rounded understanding of the human body. His guiding principle in treating patients is that an active person is a happy person, whether a casual stroll or a warrior dash.
Kathy Keymolen has worked as a chiropractic assistant for several years and recently completed her schooling to become a massage therapist. She has a passion for promoting self-healing through the power of massage and aspires to help people on their journey to better health.
Jasmine Langlois earned her associate degree from Portland Community College with a focus on pre-nursing. She has healthcare experience caring for the disabled. She serves patients at PURE LIFE CLINIC as both a medical and chiropractic assistant, helping the doctors to ensure excellent patient care.
Joel Janson graduated from Oregon School of Massage in 2011 and has since earned a bachelor’s in Spanish and traveled extensively in the US and around the world. He blends Eastern and Western techniques – offering Swedish trigger point therapy, deep tissue and shiatsu styles – for an experience that is both relaxing and therapeutic.
Erik Brennan relocated to the Rose City from Boston. While it took what Erik calls "a happy accident" to bring him to massage therapy and bodywork, he instantly felt a deep connection to his craft. With a wide array of techniques and a love of learning, he is always adding to the skill set that he puts into practice at PURE LIFE CLINIC.
Hannah Ebrite is a recent graduate of East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland who developed her keen interest in learning how massage therapy can naturally rehabilitate and maintain health while volunteering as a doula at Providence Medical Center. She utilizes myofascial, deep tissue, and trigger point therapies.
Chelsea Oldenburg utilizes elements of deep tissue, fascial release and structural balancing to facilitate clients' healing and recovery. Chelsea's studies of yoga and martial arts give her a deep understanding of body reading, using this understanding to locate sources of pain.
Audrey Firth trained at the East West College of Healing Arts. She has a deep appreciation for the long-term relationships she builds with her clients and proven track record of excellent results.
Heidi Johnson began her career as a massage therapist in 2010 with a focus on the Western modalities of Swedish, deep tissue and sports injury rehabilitation. Expectant mothers visiting our clinic benefit from Heidi's advanced training in prenatal massage techniques.
Karen Lotts graduated from the Ashland (Ore.) Institute of Massage and specializes in neck, shoulder, lower back, and gluteal work. She has experience with myofascial release, PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation), and deep tissue, and works with clients healing from auto and work accidents, repetitive use injuries, and postural imbalances.
Elizabeth Larsen received a master's degree in acupuncture and Oriental medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and is particularly drawn to sports medicine and pain management. A strong advocate for evidence-based integrative care, Elizabeth believes that together, Western and Chinese medicine create a powerful healing tool.
Margarita Schneider brought her well-documented success as a billing specialist for both single- and multi-specialty practices to PURE LIFE CLINIC in August 2017. Margarita leads with a very hands-on approach and has developed proven strategies in all aspects of managing the clinic’s finances.
As patient care coordinator, Jen Ferry understands the ins and outs of insurance and how to maximize your benefits. She helps to ensure that your experience at PURE LIFE CLINIC is a rewarding one from the moment you walk in the door.
Pure life LISTENS to your needs, wants, questions, and concerns. They create an environment that is inviting, peaceful, and comfortable. They look at the whole physical body and your social/emotional being connected. I leave every time feeling more in tune with my body and its needs, with realistic advice that I can apply to my everyday busy life.
I always receive a great massage when I make an appointment. Always on time, great communication, friendly therapists and staff, 5 stars.
Top-notch facility. They look at the whole body and understand how to bridge holistic & modern health. Can’t speak highly enough about the team there. It’s a must. You will know with your first visit.