meet the team

Chiropractor Tigard OR Halsy Carter Tony Rhodes
Chiropractor Tigard OR Halsy Carter


Halsy Carter D.C.

Dr. Halsy was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He and his wife, Brooke, have four children they love spending time with. He attended the University of Western States Chiropractic College and graduated in 2012. 

Upon graduating, Dr. Halsy spent time working for multi-disciplinary clinics where he honed his chiropractic skills and learned more about treating a patient as a whole. Dr. Halsy believes in offering his patients high-quality, science-based chiropractic care. He is here to treat your aches, pains, and injuries without wasting your time or money. Dr. Halsy formed Straight Up Chiropractic in September 2015 and has been treating patients since 2012.

Chiropractor Tigard OR Tony Rhodes


Tony Rhodes D.C.

Dr. Rhodes moved from Idaho to Oregon in 2008 to pursue his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. This is where he met his incredible wife, Breanne. She is also a chiropractor but now has the privilege of being a mother to their two children with another baby on the way.

His first year in practice was primarily focused on sports medicine as he has a passion for sports and fitness. Then after his wife was in a severe car accident his focus turned to auto injuries. His skill set now covers sports injuries, family chiropractic and whiplash. He has managed nearly 1000 whiplash cases which gave him valuable experience with the medical-legal aspects such as working with patients' insurance, attorneys, and if needed advocating for them at trial. Dr. Rhodes treats patients with manual/hands on adjustments, instrument-assisted adjustments, Active Release Technique (ART), and is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner®. He received his Bachelor of Science at University of Idaho in 2007 and his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) at University of Western States in 2011.

Chiropractic Tigard OR Claudia Perfecto

Acupuncture Specialist

Claudia Perfecto

Claudia Perfecto received her Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. She is a licensed acupuncturist.

She is also board-certified by the Oregon Medical Board (OMB) and by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She completed an internship in China at the First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese medicine where they practice the Integrative Western and Chinese medicine model.

Under this model, patients can receive the most authentic Chinese and modern Western medicine treatments, creating an ideal integration of Chinese and Western medicine. It has been observed that patients using a combination of Eastern and Western medicine have shorter hospital stays, require fewer surgeries and prescription drugs, and enjoy better overall health outcomes.

Claudia practices Integrative medicine with her patients. She has 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse and has practices as a surgical nurse in large hospitals and small surgical centers.

A native of El Salvador in Central America she is bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. She found her calling after having been an acupuncture patient for many years. It became clear to her that she wanted to share this ancient gift with others and to integrate her nursing experience. Claudia has successfully treated various forms of physical and psychological pain.

The list is long and includes physical injury, severe headaches, migraines, neck, shoulder, back, sciatica, knee and hip pain, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and post-surgical. It includes PTSD, anxiety, panic, depression, Bell’s Palsy, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, IBS, constipation, tinnitus, TMJ, PMS, menopause, hot flashes from oncological disorders, and many more ailments.

Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the oldest forms of medicine and has been proven successful all over the modern world.

Chiropractic Tigard OR Justin


Justin Smitherman

Dr. Smitherman is originally from Seattle, and after a 5-year hiatus in Chicago, returned to the Pacific Northwest. His first doctorate in Chiropractic, his second doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, and a master's of science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine.

 Dr. Smitherman has been treating patients with pain since 2014. His focus is in migraines, headaches, joint pain, motor vehicle accidents, and anti-aging.

Dr. Smitherman treats patients with regenerative joint injections, trigger point injections, pharmaceutics, botanicals, nutrition, trigger point injections, and the sphenopalatine ganglion block. With Dr. Smitherman's extensive experience, and wealth of knowledge he offers a unique perspective on how to get his patients pain-free.

Chiropractic Tigard OR Staff Member

Office Manager

Kristy Gittins

Chiropractic Tigard OR Staff Member

Licensed Massage Therapist

Sydnee Topps L.M.T.

Chiropractic Tigard OR Staff Member

Licensed Massage Therapist

Derek Chittenden L.M.T.

Chiropractic Tigard OR Staff Member


Gabi Tinoco

Chiropractic Tigard OR Staff Member

Licensed Massage Therapist

Sean Dunn L.M.T.


9:00am - 7:00pm

9:00am - 7:00pm

9:00am - 7:00pm

9:00am - 7:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm


Straight Up Chiropractic

12700 SW North Dakota Street #180
Tigard, OR 97223

(503) 716-8281