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Ask The Doctors: Summer Travel Tips

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

The sun is out, the trees are green and the birds are chirping- summer is almost here! As the nice weather rolls around, we tend to travel more and spend our weekends driving or flying to our favorite vacation spots. This doesn’t mean you should forget about your home-care exercises or fitness goals while you are out there having fun! Get to know your doctors by discovering their favorite travel…

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Just how Essential are Essential Fatty Acids?

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Protecting Your Heart and Mind: What You Need to Know about Omega 3 Fatty Acids Have you been wanting to jumpstart your health, but unsure where to begin? Are you providing yourself with the proper building blocks to prevent age-related diseases? Have you been made aware of the critical role that Omega-3 fatty acids have in conditions like heart disease and dementia? The goal of this article is to help…

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Isometric/Static Neck Strengthening

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Make your Neck stronger without moving it! Understatement of the year: Our necks are pretty important. We rarely do anything to stretch it (unless it’s tight) and the only exercise it gets is a side effect from other exercises.   That needs to change. I’m not saying your have to include “neck day” in your weekly workout routine, but you do need to give the Ol’ neck some attention.   …

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Eccentric Neck Strength: Turn your Negative into a Positive

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

The column of power! The eccentric neck strengthening series is a powerful and effective way to strengthening the neck.  And we don’t mean eccentric like your co-worker who is always telling you, “you need to do a cleanse,” eccentric.  The eccentric we are referring to is, “loading a muscle while it is being lengthened.” A simple way to think of this is doing a bicep curl: as you curl the…

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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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