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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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(Re)Learning To Run

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Ask anybody that is a not a regular runner, and they’ll likely tell you that they don’t run for exercise because they hate running.  I can virtually guarantee that it was not always that way – if you asked the 6-year old version of that same person if they loved to run, and they would probably take off in a full sprint to show you just how much they love…

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Kinespirit Circle – Gyrotonics & Pilates Studio

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

The following post is guest-written by Amy, Studio Manager of Kinespirit Circle. Hello Hosmer Chiropractic Community! My name is Amy Healy and I am the Studio Manager at Kinespirit Circle: Pilates + Gyrotonic, located one block away from Hosmer Chiropractic Health. I am excited to share why we are so passionate about Pilates + Gyrotonic and how we could be wonderful complement to the services at Hosmer Chiropractic Health. First…

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Welcoming Dr. Gradin!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Jessi Gradin to the Hosmer Chiropractic Health team at our Multnomah Village location! Dr. Jessi Gradin is a native Pacific Northwesterner who loves sports, mountain biking with her husband Ty, playing soccer in the park and walks with their 6 year old golden retriever, Layla. A recent cum laude graduate of the University of Western states, she is enthusiastic about chiropractic practice, and particularly…

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Strong Community and Meaningful Relationships Greatly Improves Health

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our wellbeing is also influenced by the company we keep. There are dozens of studies that have shown that people who have satisfying relationships with family, partners, friends, and their community are happier, have fewer health problems, and live longer. Social connections like these not only provide emotional reassurance, they also influence our…

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My Favorite Monster: How the Banded Monster Walk can help your knees (and your butt).

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

You are not a monster. (But, maybe your squat form is.) The scariest thing in the world: watching the knees collapse in during leg squats, lunges, deadlift, etc. Well, maybe not the scariest thing in the world, but it’s definitely up there. Especially if you want to be able to use your knees in the future. The Banded Monster Walk exercise is dynamite for protecting your knees.  It does this…

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Banded Sidewinder Exercise

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Squatters, Runners, Lungers, lend me your ears. . . And feet and knees. Your feet should not collapse in when you run, squat or lunge.  But boy oh boy, if you are a runner, there is a good chance they are. When they do collapse in, your knees tend to follow, which can lead to some nice MCL snapage and meniscus tearing.   But WAIT! THERE’S MORE! Collapsing the knees…

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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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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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