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Brenden J. Kim, DC

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    Brenden Kim

    Brenden J. Kim, DC, MS, CKTP

    Tanaka and Associates is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Brenden Kim. A familiar face to our office, he returns to us after completing his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree and Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences (MS) degree from the University of Western States located in Portland, Oregon.

    Dr. Kim is an active member of the American Association Sports Council (ACASC).

    While his knowledge covers conventional aspects of chiropractic, he specializes in the treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of sports-related injuries. His treatment methods include traditional chiropractic care, proper rehabilitation, various functional taping techniques, soft tissue techniques, and nutritional support to optimize and enhance biomechanical performance in his patients and athletes.

    His current certifications include the Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) ( and Certified Graston Technique Technique provider ( With his knowledge, he was able to provide services to many sporting events in and around the Greater Portland area ranging from children sports to professional events.

    Dr. Kim believes in a team approach to health empowering his patients to become active participants in their general health and well-being.

    While not in the office, Dr. Kim enjoys going to the gym, scuba diving, and spending time with his family and friends.

    Educational Background

    -Doctor of Chiropractic 2011

    University of Western States - College of ChiropracticPortland, OR

    -Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences 2011

    University of Western States

    Portland, OR

    -Bachelor of Science in Human Biology 2009

    Western States Chiropractic College

    Portland, OR

    -Associate of the Arts in Liberal Studies 2006

    Leeward Community College

    Pearl City, HI

    Postgraduate Education/Certifications

    -FMT Blades - Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation Certification Course  -  RockTape 2018

    -FMT Blades Advanced - Advanced Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation Certification Course  -  RockTape 2018

    -FMT RockPods – Cupping Certification Course         2018 RockTape

    -SFMA  Level 1 - Selective Function Movement Assessment Level 1    -  Functional Movement Systems  2018

    -Graston Technique Certified 2011

    University of Western States

    -Graston Technique Module 2 2011

    Advanced Training - Upper and Lower Extremities/Spine

    University of Western States

    -Kinesio Taping Association 2011

    Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP)

    -Kinesio Taping Association 2011

    KT 3 - Clinical Concepts and Advanced Taping Methods

    Professional Therapies Northwest

    Northwest Hospital of Seattle, Washington

    -Kinesio Taping Association 2011

    KT 1 - Fundamental Concepts

    KT 2 - Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques

    The Oregon Orthopedic Physical Therapy Study Group

    Pacific University Health Professions

    -American Chiropractic Association Sports Council (ACASC) Symposium 2010

    Portland Hilton

    -Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue with Graston Tools 2009

    Graston Technique Module 1 - Basic Training

    Western States Chiropractic College


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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "After about 5 or 6 months of treatments I felt totally fit. Chiropractic care has made me feel much better overall, and it has also increased my energy level - I don't feel so tired"
    Nancy U. - Honolulu