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Welcome Healing Arts Clinic!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

We would like to extend a warm welcome to patients of the Healing Arts Clinic, we are glad that you are here!  In case you have not heard the news, Dr. Joyce McClure has joined with Hosmer Chiropractic Health.  This merger was finalized in early September, and this page is here to give you some details of what to expect. Dr. McClure is keeping her regular treatment schedule at the Healing Arts…

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Please Welcome our Second Location in Multnomah Village!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

We are thrilled to announce that Hosmer Chiropractic Health is expanding!  We are excited to join forces with Dr. Joyce McClure at The Healing Arts Clinic, located in the Multnomah Village neighborhood of SW Portland. Dr. McClure is an excellent Chiropractic physician who shares our vision of patient-centered practice, and who truly believes in the concept of “Saving Lifestyles.” Over the next few months we will be re-branding the clinic…

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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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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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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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Isometric/Static Neck Strengthening

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Make your Neck stronger without moving it! Understatement of the year: Our necks are pretty important. We rarely do anything to stretch it (unless it’s tight) and the only exercise it gets is a side effect from other exercises.   That needs to change. I’m not saying your have to include “neck day” in your weekly workout routine, but you do need to give the Ol’ neck some attention.   …

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Welcome Dr. Hosmer!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Welcome to the clinic Dr. Hosmer!  Wait a minute, isn’t there already a Dr. Hosmer at the clinic?  Yes there is!  This Dr. Hosmer, however, is Dr. Danielle Hosmer, MD.  She brings a new skillset to the clinic, and will be helping patients access care with Workers Compensation cases.  Read her full bio here.

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The Egoscue Forearm Stretch

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Holy hand tightness and pain, Batman! It seems everyone and their brother’s cow these days has some kind of hand and wrist issue going on. It’s almost as if we are spending too much time on our computers and smartphones. . . .Ha! No, that can’t be it.  No way. That’s ridiculous. Whatever the cause, we have got to find ways to prevent tightness at the hands and wrist, because…

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