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Perspectives on Pregnancy: Third Trimester

By: Dr. Jessi Gradin, DC

Third Trimester – Weeks 27 – 40 Before we get started I want to address something. It has been brought to my attention that not every birthing person identifies as, nor do they want to be called, mom. Mom is a title I have used quite a bit in my previous blog posts to address all persons carrying a baby. I’m grateful to this person informing me that my words…

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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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Dr. Cooper Adams

Meet our Newest DC, Dr. Adams!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

Dr. Adams’ interest in athletics, living a healthy lifestyle, and helping others led him toward pursuing a career in healthcare. He started out in athletic training and rehabilitation at Hastings College, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biopsychology. Dr. Adams then pursued both a Masters of Science in Sports Medicine and Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, OR. After three years of practicing at AccidentCare…

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Welcome Dr. West!

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

We are excited to welcome Dr. Nic West to the Hosmer Chiropractic Health team at our Pearl District location! From a young age, Dr. Nic West knew he wanted to help people. The first time he heard the philosophy of Chiropractic, he realized it was the path he wanted to follow. Originally from Indiana, Dr. West pursued his education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. While attending Palmer,…

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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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Body Care: Fix It Yourself or Call In Professional Help?

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

If you already do (or are thinking about doing) foam rolling and other self-care exercises at home to relieve pain or recover from an injury, good for you. People who sit a lot, who are active, or who’s job or hobbies involve repetitive motions often need to do extra work to keep joints functioning properly, muscle strength balanced and/or to control tightness and pain. And people often don’t recognize the…

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