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Clinics Closed

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Last Updated 03/23/2020 @9:15 am – check back here for live updates. 03/23/2020 Update: Though it has been a difficult decision to make, 3/23/2020 will be our last day treating non-emergency patients for at least 2 weeks in both clinic locations.  We are expecting the Governor to step up social distancing measures, and feel that the best thing for us to do is to close the clinic. We will remain…

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Presenting: the Hosmer Highlight of the Month!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

The Psoas and its Connections The psoas is a deep-seated core muscle connecting the lumbar vertebrae to the femur. A primary connector between the torso and leg, the psoas, which is a primary hip flexor, is an important muscle no matter how active your lifestyle.  It affects posture in its interaction with the spine and pelvis, but it also helps stabilize the spine. If out of balance, it can be a significant…

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Excellence in Chiropractic

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Len Faye in 2018 when he was presenting at the Oregon Chiropractic Association meeting.  His talk was about the importance of being able to accurately find and correct problems in the musculoskeletal system. I was excited to hear him talk about this methodology  I had been practicing for over 10 years.  Len has treated an unbelievably diverse range of patients and conditions in…

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New Year, New Benefits!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

It’s a New Year! For most, this means an updated insurance plan where a deductible has likely reset or perhaps new benefits altogether. For those with set insurance plan years not following the calendar year, this information will not apply to those plans until they are eligible to reset. In order to get the most use out of your insurance benefits, it’s best to start the year out informed and…

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Meet our Newest DC, Dr. Adams!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

Dr. Adams’ interest in athletics, living a healthy lifestyle, and helping others led him toward pursuing a career in healthcare. He started out in athletic training and rehabilitation at Hastings College, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biopsychology. Dr. Adams then pursued both a Masters of Science in Sports Medicine and Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, OR. After three years of practicing at AccidentCare…

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Welcome Dr. West!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

We are excited to welcome Dr. Nic West to the Hosmer Chiropractic Health team at our Pearl District location! From a young age, Dr. Nic West knew he wanted to help people. The first time he heard the philosophy of Chiropractic, he realized it was the path he wanted to follow. Originally from Indiana, Dr. West pursued his education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. While attending Palmer,…

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Laser Therapy

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Laser Therapy Overview Laser Therapy is a safe, non-invasive treatment for pain management and improving healing times.  We have been using various lasers over the years, and our most recent upgrade gives us access to even faster results.  I first bought a laser 10 years ago, while healing from a clavicle fracture – the healing time was greatly reduced, and I had very little pain just 24h after the injury.…

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Rehab: Spine Opener

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

This mobility video is one of my new favorites – we needed a way to help patients release chronic tightness in the upper and lower Thoracic spine, as well as the Lumbar and SI region.  This routine does it all, and does it well!  The magic is in the relative motion you get in between the deep layer and the superficial layers – you can feel your spine relaxing as…

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Get All The Benefits of a 5-Day Fast…With Food

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Fasting has received all kinds of attention in the media these days. In 2018, it was one of the most searched for diet terms on Google, and many weight loss experts are touting the benefits of fasting to the public. Our practice supports fasting because it has been clinically shown to promote health and help patients lose weight and feel better. What’s more, a longer (five day) fast has been…

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BurnCycle – Join the Pack

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

Did you know that BurnCycle is located only 1 block away from Hosmer Chiropractic Health? We are excited to share why we think BurnCycle could be a wonderful complement to the services at Hosmer Chiropractic Health. Not sure what BurnCycle is or how it could benefit you? First thing’s first —  let’s talk about the basics. The following post is guest-written by Janessa, Studio Manager of BurnCycle.   What is…

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