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Quarantine Mobility Regime

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Stay home, but Stay Mobile. Well, Crap. You’ve been doing Zoom meetings up the wazoo on your laptop from your squishy couch. You stand up and your back looks like a question mark drawn by a 5 year old. Your head is forward like an old turtle, and trying to tie your shoes makes you feel like a Cirque De Souleil contortionist. Ah, the joys of working from home… You…

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Which Foam Roller Is Right For You?!

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

-OR- I Want to Foam Roll All Night (And Roll Out Every Day) Introduction Now that there are more foam rollers out there than there are political opinions, it can be difficult to determine which one (or ones?) are right for you. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites (and some of our least favorites) to give you some advice on what you should look for in and what you…

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The Ideal At-home Workstation for You!

By: Dr. Jessi Gradin, DC

Working from home? Why not set up for success?! While working at home has its potential benefits, one major drawback is not having a proper workstation to work from comfortably! So, we are here with some tips to help those newly adapting to remote work create the most ideal ergonomic home set-up. We recommend your new work area be at the kitchen table or counter as opposed to sitting on…

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What’s Up With Massage?!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Guest written by Head LMT, Sukho Gomes. As with many personal services we have grown accustomed to receiving, massage therapy treatment has been greatly impacted by COVID-19. We have had to get creative in finding alternate ways of practicing self-care, but I hope you’ve been having some fun in the process. I don’t know about you, but I’ve taken on the task of cutting my own hair in the interim;…

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Vitamin D + COVID-19

By: Dr. Cooper Adams, DC

The outbreak of COVID-19 has posed significant threat to worldwide health. With no current vaccine, it is important to ask, what can we focus on to help build a healthier immune system? Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is a natural hormone that is created in the skin when UV rays come in contact with the skin. Those that are at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency are…

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Greetings From Dr. Gradin!

By: Dr. Jessi Gradin, DC

Hello, Everyone! Dr. Gradin here, checking in to say – I have really missed seeing you over the past month and hope that you have been doing well in our absence! You’ve likely heard the good news of the clinics reopening up for patient care, by now (see hours and details here)! But, you may also have noticed that I am not currently available to schedule with for the time…

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Clinics OPEN

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

First of all, a big THANK YOU to all of our patients that reached out during this difficult time to support the clinic. Your support during this challenge has been appreciated more than we can express!!! We are here for you! We made the decision to close the clinic to all but emergency visits 1 month ago, and that was the right choice for our patients and staff at the…

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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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