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Perspectives on Pregnancy

By: Dr. Jessi Gradin, DC

My name is Dr. Jessi Gradin, I am one of the chiropractors at our Multnomah Village clinic and, two months ago (at age 35), I had my first baby. Over the next couple of months I will be sharing a little bit about my adventure from preconception to postpartum. The journey of every expecting mom is different and I am not here to say my experience is “normal,” or “abnormal.”…

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Chiropractic Care For A Positive Pregnancy

By: Dr. Nic West, DC

You probably already know to see your doctor at Hosmer if you have a sports injury, car accident, or just to maintain an active lifestyle, keeping your function high throughout life. But, did you know that chiropractic and pregnancy go together like peanut butter and jelly?! Pregnancy is a physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing time for everyone involved (especially expecting mom and baby)…but, fret not! You don’t have to go…

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The Horizontal SI Joint Roller

Feeling like your SI joint all locked up? Give this a try and get some relief! Follow along with Craig in rolling your Posterior Superior Iliac Spine! My… what now?! Your PSIS! To do this exercise you’ll need a very firm foam roller. We recommend using on of our top 3 preferred rollers: the Vyper, the M80 or The Grid X. For more stretches, check out our extensive rehab video…

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The Vertical SI Joint Roller

Follow along with Craig in rolling your Posterior Superior Iliac Spine! My… what now?! Your PSIS! To do this exercise you’ll need a very firm foam roller. We recommend using on of our top 3 preferred rollers: the Vyper, the M80 or The Grid X. For more stretches, check out our extensive rehab video library. Now get rolling!

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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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What’s Up With Massage?!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Guest written by Head LMT, Sukho Gomes. As with many personal services we have grown accustomed to receiving, massage therapy treatment has been greatly impacted by COVID-19. We have had to get creative in finding alternate ways of practicing self-care, but I hope you’ve been having some fun in the process. I don’t know about you, but I’ve taken on the task of cutting my own hair in the interim;…

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Vitamin D + COVID-19

By: Dr. Cooper Adams, DC

The outbreak of COVID-19 has posed significant threat to worldwide health. With no current vaccine, it is important to ask, what can we focus on to help build a healthier immune system? Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is a natural hormone that is created in the skin when UV rays come in contact with the skin. Those that are at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency are…

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Greetings From Dr. Gradin!

By: Dr. Jessi Gradin, DC

Hello, Everyone! Dr. Gradin here, checking in to say – I have really missed seeing you over the past month and hope that you have been doing well in our absence! You’ve likely heard the good news of the clinics reopening up for patient care, by now (see hours and details here)! But, you may also have noticed that I am not currently available to schedule with for the time…

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Clinics OPEN

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

First of all, a big THANK YOU to all of our patients that reached out during this difficult time to support the clinic. Your support during this challenge has been appreciated more than we can express!!! We are here for you! We made the decision to close the clinic to all but emergency visits 1 month ago, and that was the right choice for our patients and staff at the…

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Clinics Closed

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Last Updated 03/23/2020 @9:15 am – check back here for live updates. 03/23/2020 Update: Though it has been a difficult decision to make, 3/23/2020 will be our last day treating non-emergency patients for at least 2 weeks in both clinic locations.  We are expecting the Governor to step up social distancing measures, and feel that the best thing for us to do is to close the clinic. We will remain…

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