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Thoracic Press Up

Stiff upper back?  Not anymore!  Learn to get more mobility out of your upper back so you are not overworking your neck and lower back. It’s easy, does not require any equipment, and your neck and low back will thank you.

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Supermodel Suboccipital Stretch

Question: Do you know why supermodels don’t have neck issues? Answer: Because they are better than you… no, I tease! I tease!   This stretch will help to relax the muscles at the base of your skull (your suboccipitals). When these muscles get tight, they can cause headaches, neck pain, scalp pain, (all of which could ruin your super model career.  Just sayin). This stretch is quick, can be done…

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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 Spinal Opener

Rotate and flex the stiffness away! This is a great stretch for the neck, upper back, and lower back, all at the same time. By rotating and then flexing, we force tight muscles that are hard to treat to get the much needed stretch they have been asking for. What a relief!

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HCH Fast Week With ProLon®

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

So, it’s fast week again and we’re here at Hosmer Chiropractic Health to guide you every step of the way! Doctors Seth Hosmer, DC and Phil DeVasto, DC are no strangers to fasting and fast-mimicking diets. They’ve written up they’re most recent fast experiences to show you just how easy the ProLon fast is to accomplish. Click here for Dr. Hosmer’s insight on his 4th ProLon® fast. To read more…

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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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On To The Next Fast: This Time… WITH Food!

By: Dr. Phil DeVasto, DC

I recently completed my 6th fast, I have been doing them quarterly for the past year and a half and overall I feel great. For previous fasts I have done water only but this time around I wanted to try ProLon, a fasting mimicking diet (FMD). There is some decent research that shows many benefits of fasting – weight loss, increased stem cell production, decreased inflammation, cellular regeneration, and the…

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Fourth Time’s The Charm: Fast Week At HCH!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

So its fast week again! This is my fourth time using ProLon for its health benefits, and so I wanted to share a few of the reasons why I’m doing the fast two times per year, and some details about how each day went for me. I chose this week because ProLon was promoting a Healthcare Professionals fasting week, and I wanted to participate with my colleagues from around the…

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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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