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The Effect of Sugar on Your Health

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

Mary Poppins coined the phrase, “A teaspoon of sugar makes the medicine go down…” But what effects does sugar have on our health?  Everyone knows that eating too much sugar is associated with tooth decay and weight gain, however, according to scientific research, sugar’s health effects reach well beyond your teeth and belly. When sugar enters our bloodstream it affects the body’s blood-sugar balance, triggering the release of insulin, a…

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Welcome Dr. Hosmer!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Welcome to the clinic Dr. Hosmer!  Wait a minute, isn’t there already a Dr. Hosmer at the clinic?  Yes there is!  This Dr. Hosmer, however, is Dr. Danielle Hosmer, MD.  She brings a new skillset to the clinic, and will be helping patients access care with Workers Compensation cases.  Read her full bio here.

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Perspectives on Practice

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Hosmer Chiropractic Health celebrated its 10-year anniversary last month.  It has been quite a journey for me personally, and one that is always changing and evolving.  I opened my own practice as soon as I graduated – I had a vision, and I wanted to do everything I could to make this vision a reality.  Our “patient first” approach guides everything we do in practice, and I think it is…

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Dr. Kevin Yurkish, MS, DC

Welcome Dr. Yurkish

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

We are pleased to welcome another highly skilled Chiropractor to our team – Welcome Dr. Kevin Yurkish!  A native of the great snowy North, Dr. Yurkish is excited to bring his skills and experience to the team.  He brings to his practice a blend of art and science, striving to bring the best care experience to each and every patient.  He is certified in Active Release Technique, and has training…

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Building a Strong Health Foundation

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

Wellness tips with the highest health payout It’s that time of year again, New Year’s resolutions! The very nature of resolutions can be both inspiring and overwhelming. Many well-intentioned people abandon their resolutions within weeks of making them. Regardless of your resolutions, the key to a healthy life is to have a good health foundation. So what makes up a strong health foundation? I’ve put together a list of simple…

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The Egoscue Forearm Stretch

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Holy hand tightness and pain, Batman! It seems everyone and their brother’s cow these days has some kind of hand and wrist issue going on. It’s almost as if we are spending too much time on our computers and smartphones. . . .Ha! No, that can’t be it.  No way. That’s ridiculous. Whatever the cause, we have got to find ways to prevent tightness at the hands and wrist, because…

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The Shoulder Integrator

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Too often nowadays, our shoulder motion gets confined to a little box; our hands rarely come above our shoulders or below our waists, and we simply rotate at our elbows inward and outward like a bunch of Tyrannosaurus Rexes (and let’s not forget what happened to them). When we get in that box, the shoulder muscles not only get weak and atrophy, but the elbows, wrists and hands overwork, and…

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Thoracic Kettlebell Stretch

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Ah, the trapezius, levator scapulae, and rhomboid muscles.  These guys like to swell up with stress and tension better than Thanksgiving Dinner when the topic turns to politics.  The good news is we have a video that shows you how to use a kettlebell to give a deep stretch to those tight muscles that we think you’ll love.

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Increase Mid-Lower Back Flexibility with the Arm Swing

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

The arm swing exercise helps to improve flexibility in the mid and lower back, hips, and shoulders. It also helps to improve circulation in the arms (try it and you’ll know what I mean). Also, instead of reaching for a coffee when you’re feeling that mid afternoon slump, try this instead. Awww, who am I kidding! I know you’re going to have the coffee anyway, but maybe only get a…

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