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Multnomah Village Clinic Open House!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

We are hosting an open house party at our Multnomah Village location to celebrate the opening of our second clinic! It will be a great chance to meet the newest addition to our team, Dr. Jessi Gradin, as well as celebrate the retirement of Dr. Joyce McClure! Please join us on February 23rd from 3-6pm for pizza, wine and great company! Our Multnomah Village location address is: 7689 SW Capitol…

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Goodbye Dr. McClure!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

The following letter is written by Dr. Joyce McClure: Dear Friends, For 32 years it has been my honor to work with you toward our shared goals of personal wellbeing and improved functional quality of life. Some of you have been with me since your birth, others have been with me since my first days as a chiropractor in Oregon. Together we have enjoyed many laughs, shed a few tears…

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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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Goodbye Dr. Brayko!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

It is with mixed emotions that I am writing to tell you that I will be leaving Hosmer Chiropractic Health and returning to my home state, Montana. I have been recruited by a group of seasoned doctors, entrepreneurs and investors to participate in a start-up clinic prototype. The intention behind the project is to foster the continued emergence of naturopathic medicine within an integrative setting as replicable, sustainable business model.…

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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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