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The Iron Neck

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

The Iron Neck is one of the best products on the market for adding strength and mobility to your neck and related tissues.  Dr. Seth Hosmer gives a basic rundown on this device, showing the basics of setup and usage. Interested in trying one out?  We’ve got them available at both clinics, ask for a demo today!

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The Active Hip Airplane!

The hip airplane is a great exercise for enhancing your balance, strength, coordination, glute activation, and joint mobility all at the same time. This exercise helps to encourage a strong, stable spine while also moving through full internal and external rotation of the hip joint. Great for runners, cyclists, weight lifters, and anyone who does dynamic movements. Perform 1-2 sets, 5-15 repetitions at the end of the workout. For more…

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The Hosmer Delight

One ball to rule them all…. Is it a foam roller? Is it a trigger point ball? OR IS IT BOTH? You be the judge! The Hosmer Delight Medicine Ball Mobilization uses a slightly deflated medicine ball to mobilize the thoracic spine, and also works as a fat trigger point ball. More diffuse than a ball, but more concentrated than a foam roller, this thing can do wonders.

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HCH Fast Week With ProLon®

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

So, it’s fast week again and we’re here at Hosmer Chiropractic Health to guide you every step of the way! Doctors Seth Hosmer, DC and Phil DeVasto, DC are no strangers to fasting and fast-mimicking diets. They’ve written up they’re most recent fast experiences to show you just how easy the ProLon fast is to accomplish. Click here for Dr. Hosmer’s insight on his 4th ProLon® fast. To read more…

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On To The Next Fast: This Time… WITH Food!

By: Dr. Phil DeVasto, DC

I recently completed my 6th fast, I have been doing them quarterly for the past year and a half and overall I feel great. For previous fasts I have done water only but this time around I wanted to try ProLon, a fasting mimicking diet (FMD). There is some decent research that shows many benefits of fasting – weight loss, increased stem cell production, decreased inflammation, cellular regeneration, and the…

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Fourth Time’s The Charm: Fast Week At HCH!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

So its fast week again! This is my fourth time using ProLon for its health benefits, and so I wanted to share a few of the reasons why I’m doing the fast two times per year, and some details about how each day went for me. I chose this week because ProLon was promoting a Healthcare Professionals fasting week, and I wanted to participate with my colleagues from around the…

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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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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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