Rob Sanders DC

Dr. Sanders graduated from University of Western States with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. While in school he was Student Body Representative for his class, Teaching Assistant for the Human Anatomy Lab, President of both the UWS and Portland-wide Integrative Medicine Club, as well as the UWS Functional Neurology Club. He also discovered a passion for powerlifting, setting the school record for heaviest deadlift.

In addition to traditional Chiropractic care, Dr. Sanders has an expertise in Osteopathic manual therapies, especially cranial and visceral manipulation. He has also several hundred hours of post-graduate training in functional neurology for post-concussion syndrome and other neurological disorders, as well as sports chiropractic. He is certified in the construction of personalized orthotics. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians, and the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation.


  • University of Western States 
    • Doctorate of Chiropractic
    • Key Achievements:
      • President, Student Alliance for Integrated Medicine; Portland-wide and UWS chapter
      • President, UWS Functional Neurology Club 
      • UWS Associated Student Body, Class Representative
      • 2017 ACA Rehab Council Poster Contest, 2nd place:  “Functional Neurology and Frozen Shoulder" 
  • University of Oregon 
    • BS in Human Physiology;  minor in Organic Chemistry 
    • BS in Business with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship; minor in Computer Science 
  • Ashland Institute of Massage
    • Intensive full-time 650-hour training program 

Post-Graduate Studies 

Council on Extremity Practitioners
  • TMJ, Ribs and Shoulder Girdle
  • Upper Extremity: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand
  • Lower Extremity: Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot
  • Advanced Foot and Orthotics
Osteopathic Manual Therapy 
  • 12 Varieties of Functional Methods, 1 year
  • Visceral Manipulation, 1 year
  • Manual Therapy for Cranial Nerves
  • Positional Release Technique 
  • Lymphedema Management 
Chiropractic Manual Therapy 
  • Clinical Nutrition Practicum
  • Sacro-Occiptal Technique, Module 1
  • Full Spine Adjusting, Motion Palpation Institute
 International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation:
  • Functional Neurology 150-hour series
  • Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disorders 
Apex Functional Medicine: 
  • Fundamentals of Blood Chemistry
  • Functional Endocrinology
  • Menopause and Andropause


American Chiropractic Association Rehab Council
  •  Poster Competition, 2nd place: "Functional Neurology and Frozen Shoulder"
 Oregon Chiropractic Association 
  • Special conference on Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Annual Meetings