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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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The Shoulder Integrator

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Too often nowadays, our shoulder motion gets confined to a little box; our hands rarely come above our shoulders or below our waists, and we simply rotate at our elbows inward and outward like a bunch of Tyrannosaurus Rexes (and let’s not forget what happened to them). When we get in that box, the shoulder muscles not only get weak and atrophy, but the elbows, wrists and hands overwork, and…

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6 Major Changes Coming To All Cigna Plans in 2018

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

In an effort to educate our patients, we wanted to publish changes brought to our attention by the insurance company Cigna, effective January 2018. Cigna has hired third-party administrator American Specialty Health (ASH). Part of ASH’s role is to provide Medical Necessity Review (MNR), and decide how much treatment you need for a given injury. Here are the 6 biggest ways your plan will be affected: Medical Necessity Review begins…

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Online Scheduling Now Available at Hosmer Chiropractic

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

We are excited to announce the addition of online scheduling to our systems at Hosmer Chiropractic Health! This new feature is just one of the ways that we are working to make treatment at our clinic exceptional. Our online portal allows our patients to: Message your providers, and receive messages from your providers through the secure, HIPAA-compliant patient portal Schedule chiropractic, naturopathic, and massage therapy with the providers you want to see…

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4th Annual BBQ!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Saturday, July 29th, 5:00 – 8:00 pm 1030 NW Marshall St, Portland OR 97209 Join us this coming July for our 3rd Annual BBQ! This is an event we look forward to all year long – enjoy an evening in the Pearl with your neighbors listening to live music and eating great food! This year we’ll be featuring: LIVE MUSIC by Sinker & Crow Open bar serving local beer &…

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Pistol Squats for Improved Posture

By: Dalton Rucker

6 minute rehabilitation video. If you’re interested in single-legged squats (“Pistol Squats”) but aren’t sure how to properly get started, look no further! In our recent rehab video, rehabilitation specialist and CPT Dalton Rucker demonstrates the four progressions to mastering the Pistol Squat. Enjoy!

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