Dr. Lindekugel, DC is an expert in the area of pain management and physical medicine. His focus is on the relationship between the spine, posture, exercise and the health of whole body. He particularly enjoys working with individuals suffering from chronic, long-standing conditions. His expertise has led him to positions as massage instructor at East West College, teaching the anatomy portion of the Portland Anusara Yoga Immersion, acting as physician for the Portland Marathon and the first Coeur d'Alene Ironman competition.
Concordia Chiropractic Center was also chosen as one of 10 clinics for a 5-year, multicenter study on the effects of chiropractic on chronic low back pain. This, study which ended in the spring of 2010 was developed by the University of Western States and the National Institutes of Health.
In his free time, Dr. Jason can be found attending yoga (alisonalstrom.com), Crossfit classes and playing with his children; Elliot 11, and Francis 8.
Melissa LindekugelBusiness Manager
Melissa found her path as a massage therapist over 15 years ago. She worked many years in a chiropractic office where she was fortunate to work with doctors that believed in treating the body as a whole. She has experienced working with a wide range of clientele and a variety of health issues. Currently, Melissa is taking a break from school to manage Concordia Chiropractic Center along with her husband, Jason Lindekugel, DC, and to spend as much time as possible with their children Elliot, 10 and Francis, 7.
Jennifer graduated from East West College of Healing Arts in 1999, specializing in deep tissue and sports massage. In her 19 years as a massage therapist, her massage practice has grown to include massage in wellness, sports rehabilitation, prenatal/postpartum specialties, as well as a focus on deep tissue work and cupping. Jennifer believes in a holistic model of bodywork, effectively helping to reduce pain, increase movement, and promote overall healing. She incorporates her passion for running, soccer, and cross-training to help guide and encourage her clients to live more active and healthful lifestyles through exercise, stretching, and nutrition.
Lindsay has been practicing massage therapy since 2007. She graduated from Idaho State University where she received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Massage Therapy with over 1000 hours of hand-on training. The majority of her career has been spent working alongside physical therapists and chiropractors, where focus has been primarily on injury recovery. She has worked with athletes, the elderly, the critically disabled, children, and everyone in-between. By seeing such a diverse clientele over the years, Lindsay has learned that variety and combinations of techniques, as well as honest communication, work best. 'My ultimate goal has always been to treat the whole person, not just where an injury resides. I truly believe everything is connected. We function as a single. evolving piece.'
Lindsay uses a fusion of myofascial release, Swedish, trigger point therapy, cupping, aromatherapy, and relaxation to create a balanced, therapeutic experience.