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The Benefits of Collagen & Gelatin

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

We’ve been fielding many questions about collagen lately so we thought it would be helpful to write a blog article on this popular supplement and it’s counterpart, gelatin. Touted for their ability to heal everything from our gut to our joints, while improving our skin, hair and nails, you’ve probably seen gelatin and collagen used interchangeably. While they’re similar, there are some key differences. We will explore the benefits, indications,…

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The Benefits of Floating

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

The following post is guest-written by Charlie, owner of Enso Float Hello! My name is Charlie Dobson and I’m the owner of Enso Float, a float therapy studio located across Tanner Springs Park from Hosmer Chiropractic Health.  I’m very excited to share the benefits of floating with the Hosmer community and look forward to complementing your recovery with all the benefits floating has to offer. What is Floating? Float therapy consists of…

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3 Things To Know Before Your 2018 Insurance Benefits Expire

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

The end of the year is only just over two months away! Whether or not you’re anticipating changes to your insurance plan in 2019, here are a few reasons to take full advantage of your current plan: 1. Your alternative care benefits likely expire at the end of the year. If you’ve been experiencing musculoskeletal pain and have been putting off getting evaluated and treated, call us to make an appointment…

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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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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TO MEDICAL CARE after an Auto Accident or On-the-Job Injury

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

If you should find yourself in the unfortunate situation of a work injury or an auto accident, you may not know your options for treatment. Many are under the false belief that they first have to hire an attorney, or perhaps dread filing a claim due to the unknown ramifications. It is our hope to eradicate some of these misconceptions and fears, and educate you on your rights and treatment…

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU DIGEST- Keys Components To Successful Digestion

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

Many people report they struggle with heartburn and indigestion. It is common practice to reach for, or be prescribed ‘acid neutralizers’ (Prevacid, Nexium, Omeprazole (Prilosec), etc). With new research focusing on the adverse effects of chronic proton pump inhibitor use – such as increased risk of stomach cancer and bone fracture, kidney disease, and vitamin deficiencies to name a few –  it is important now more than ever to learn…

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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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