Meet Dr. Thomas Opdahl - Battle Ground Clinic

Dr. Opdahl

Dr. Tom Opdahl is a longtime chiropractor, serving the Battle Ground and North Clark County area for more than 22 years. His educational experience includes a bachelor’s degree from BYU and a doctorate in chiropractic medicine from Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, IA.

Dr. Opdahl specializes in back pain, neck pain, and headaches, with an emphasis on helping auto-accident patients get back to pre-accident condition. His specialty is finding root problems and creating long-term results.

He is heavily involved in the community through service organizations, community groups, and personal interests. Previous work includes the: North County Food Bank, Boy Scouts of America, Chamber of Commerce, Battle Ground Harvest Days, and the Battle Ground Health Center & Help Local Homeless Kids Project organized by the school district.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. Between caring for patients, he loves coaching/playing/watching basketball, watching his kid’s sports activities, and working on his excavator.

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Meet Dr. Rich Ward - Battle Ground Clinic

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Dr. Rich Ward graduated from Life West in 2003 and began his practice in Pierce County immediately afterwards. In 2022, he joined Opdahl Chiropractic having a vast expertise of treating patients.

Besides being an excellent practitioner in addressing back pain, neck, and headaches, Dr. Ward is skilled in relieving the pains and problems associated with auto accidents and likes to work on extremities. He is certified in Atlas Orthogonal and is educated in Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP).

He has found many opportunities over the years to serve his community, especially within his church. Outside of practice, Dr. Ward enjoys time with his family camping, water activities and attending concerts. His goal is to help you get the best results so you can live the life you want.

Meet Dr. Elizabeth Vader - Battle Ground Clinic

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As a teenager, Dr. Elizabeth Vader experienced back pain. She was introduced to chiropractic and had good results. This led her to shadow other chiropractic doctors and eventually attend the University of Western States and become a Chiropractic Doctor herself. Her goal is to prevent pain in others and help them perform their activities of daily living as normal as possible.

She uses diversified and drop table adjusting techniques. In addition, her patients do traction therapy and exercises to get the best results. She has pediatric and postpartum training and has a knack for treating moms and kids.

Dr. Vader grew up in Camas and fell in love with the area and the people. She recently married her sweetheart. Together they enjoy snowboarding, hiking, baking and shopping.

Meet Dr. Seth Gambee - Battle Ground Clinic

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Dr. Seth Gambee is a Northwest native, growing up in the southern end of the Willamette Valley. After graduation from Palmer Chiropractic College in Iowa, he moved to Hawaii.  He returned to practice at Opdahl Chiropractic in 2018.

Dr. Gambee is experienced in addressing neck pain, back pain, and headaches, but his passion is in sports injuries and nutrition. He is focused on helping his patients get out of pain and return to an active lifestyle.

He enjoys his family and looks for every opportunity to spend time together. He loves sports and being active in the outdoors with his wife and children.

Meet Dr. Gregg Lackey - East Vancouver Clinic

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Dr Gregg Lackey is a chiropractor serving the Vancouver and surrounding areas for over 2 decades.  Graduating in 1995 from the University of Westerns States, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Opdahl Chiropractic.   

He is committed to providing chiropractic solutions that address your specific needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. He sees a wide range of patients with various injuries. He educates his patients about the body’s ability to heal itself and the importance role that chiropractic plays in healing.  

You may be searching for pain relief after an accident, experiencing an injury, or if you suffer from a specific condition like chronic back pain or a spinal condition. Even if you are looking to improve your overall health, Dr Lackey can help you attain your everyday wellness goals! He stays up to date with the latest research on spinal rehabilitation and encourages his patient to use rehab exercises, traction, and soft tissue massage to heal and return to an active lifestyle.  


Meet Dr. Doug Klobutcher - Hazel Dell Clinic

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After 10 years in the Chemical Manufacturing field, Dr. Doug Klobutcher decided to pursue his AAS in Fitness Training. He then attended the University of Western States Chiropractic College and graduated in 2015.

His treatment style includes Diversified, Gonstead, Flexion Distraction, Thompson, and Pettibon techniques. He is Board Certified in Physiotherapy, and has additional certifications with RockTape, RockBlades, RockPods, RockFloss, M1 Graston, Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) rehab and training and was a former certified personal trainer with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT). He is a member of the WSCA and the ACA.

Dr. Klobutcher is dedicated to optimal patient care with the latest research in science based techniques and findings. He adheres to a “treat the patient, not the symptoms,” philosophy of patient care. He was a varsity high school and collegiate athlete, in basketball, has a diversified work history and is experienced with athletic injuries and personal injuries. He enjoys weightlifting and has over 30 years of experience in the fitness industry as a manager, trainer and business owner. He also participates in snow and water sports, bicycling, golf, and martial arts holding belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Kajukenbo, Tum Pai, Kung Fu. He also loves to cook, and travel and spend time with his family and his dog Bronx.