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Integrative Medicine

Provider Bios

Rebecca Provorse ND, LAc
Dr. Provorse grew up in rural Northern California, where she gained a love for the natural world and science.  She moved to Oregon in 1988 to study biology in undergraduate school and then migrated north to attend medical school.  She's been residing in Portland for the past 20 years.

Choosing natural medicine came from what she saw as limitations to the allopathic (MD) model.  She wanted to have more options than surgery and pharmacy to offer her patients.   She now integrates numerous modalities into her practice: nutrition, lifestyle, botanical medicine, acupuncture and pharmacy.  During an office visit, she spends significant time with her patients explaining lab work , reviewing treatment options and often working as their health advocate within the system.  Her specialities are endocrinology (hormonal systems), gastroenterology (digestive function) and mental health.

Dr. Provorse is a graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, OR. She obtained a doctorate of Naturopathic medicine (ND) and a masters of Oriental medicine (MSOM) in 2004. She is licensed by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners and the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners.  
Dr. Provorse is also certified in the Wiley Protocol (R), a biomimetic hormone replacement system, through T.S.Wiley Inc. 

Dr. Provorse has published numerous nutritional monograph papers for supplement companies.  She has spoken publicly on The Wiley Protocol and topics such as: Sleep Disorders, Aging & Cognitive Decline, Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease.

Brad Farra DC, CCSP
A Portland-area native, Dr. Farra returned to settle after spending 6 years with the US Navy as a helicopter Rescue Swimmer and EMT.  The latter sparked an interest in the healthcare field and, as an athlete, Dr. Farra naturally gravitated to Chiropractic medicine.  He received his doctorate from Western States Chiropractic College in 2008--graduating summa cum laude.

Dr. Farra uses an evidence-based, conservative, non-invasive, and holistic approach to health care.  As a result, he is often able to help his patients reach their goals without surgery or drugs. He integrates physiotherapies such as Graston Technique, interfarential, microcurrent and ultrasound. Patient education is a large focus for Dr. Farra, helping patients understand their injury and minimizing the chance for re-injury.

For more information on Dr. Brad Farra and this approach to Chiropractic care, check out his website.

Lowell Chodosh ND, LAc
Dr. Chodosh received his doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine(NCNM) in 1992 and four years later, obtained a masters in Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine(OCOM).

For 9 years of practice he served a diverse population at the Portland Alternative Health Center (PAHC) in downtown Portland.  His work includes HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, drug & alcohol addictions, mental/emotional disorders and general medicine.  His practice currently utilizes the naturopathic modalities of homeopathy, craniosacral therapy, vitamin and mineral injections, neural therapy, dietary counseling, botanical medicine and nutritional therapy. He integrates these with pulse diagnosis and acupuncture.  The merging of these in his diagnosis and treatment he calls, "ReSonance Medicine". 

Pediatrics is a part of Dr. Chodosh's practice.  He has a warm and gentle disposition that make children comfortable, even in the context of a medical visit.  As a father he understands the importance of non-toxic therapies for those who are most vulnerable.   
For more information on Dr. Lowell Chodosh and ReSonance Medicine, check out his website.

Montserrat Andreys DC
Dr. Andreys was born in Mexico City and moved to Chicago as a child. She studied fine arts and dance before beginning her pursuit of healthcare.  Her interest in hands-on medicine began with the influence of her great grandmother, who practiced as a midwife, herbalist and healer in Honduras. Her early training was at the Chicago School of Massage Therapy.

While practicing massage she worked in Chiropractic offices.   Her work developed into inspiration, which brought her to Portland to study.   In 2013, she graduated from the University of Western States with a Doctorate of Chiropractic and a Masters in Exercise Science.  Due to her integration of sports medicine and chiropractic care, Dr. Farra invited Dr. Andreys to join his practice here at Glow Healthcare. 

Montserrat is thrilled to be part of a team that is patient-centered and offers patients preventative care, nutrition and a full-body functional treatment.  
As a dancer, she is aware that strength, control and flexibility are integral for healthy movement.   Dr. Andreys is always looking for ways to improve patient care and has augmented her education by adding active release technique (ART), Graston, motion palpation technique and kinesiology taping.

Katrin Fink LMT
Katrin Fink has practiced massage for 16 years.   She graduated from the Sarasota School of Massage in 1997 and then continued her studies in medical massage  She received her certification as a Neuromuscular Massage Therapist from the International Academy of Neuromuscular Therapies in St. Petersburg, FL in 1999.  Five years ago she moved to Oregon, where she is currently licensed.

Neuromuscular Massage Therapy identifies and treats soft tissue pain and dysfunction.  Katrin works collaboratively with various physicians, helping patients recover from car accident injuries, surgeries, sports injuries, muscle tears,  TMJ dysfunction, neck & back pain, and other chronic muscle problems.  She also has a certification in pregnancy massage and practices Craniosacral Therapy.  

Katrin is an experienced and skilled massage therapist who is passionate about helping people heal and improve the quality of their lives.  For more information, check out her website.

David Whitlow LMT
David graduated from the Oregon School of Massage in the Summer of 2009.  There he studied Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, and Chair Massage.  He has trained in martial arts and carries from that a strong sense of presence into his work on patients.

David loves working long full-body sessions for clients, but is also able to do shorter sessions, focussing on problem areas such as the head, neck, and shoulders.   He often incorporates education into his practice: such as postural awareness, physical therapy exercises and deep-breathing techniques.

Whether you have pain in a specific joint or all-over aches, David prides himself in getting to the source of the problem.  He loves the success of helping his clients with pain reduction and improved range of motion.  Patients of say David has both a very relaxing touch while also doing deep therapeutic work.  David realizes that massage is for the client, and that it should be done the way the client wants it. He will always find out what you came in for and make sure to address your needs.  To learn more about David, check out his website.

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