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Kinespirit Circle – Gyrotonics & Pilates Studio

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

The following post is guest-written by Amy, Studio Manager of Kinespirit Circle. Hello Hosmer Chiropractic Community! My name is Amy Healy and I am the Studio Manager at Kinespirit Circle: Pilates + Gyrotonic, located one block away from Hosmer Chiropractic Health. I am excited to share why we are so passionate about Pilates + Gyrotonic and how we could be wonderful complement to the services at Hosmer Chiropractic Health. First…

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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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Thoracic Kettlebell Stretch

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Ah, the trapezius, levator scapulae, and rhomboid muscles.  These guys like to swell up with stress and tension better than Thanksgiving Dinner when the topic turns to politics.  The good news is we have a video that shows you how to use a kettlebell to give a deep stretch to those tight muscles that we think you’ll love.

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Increase Mid-Lower Back Flexibility with the Arm Swing

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

The arm swing exercise helps to improve flexibility in the mid and lower back, hips, and shoulders. It also helps to improve circulation in the arms (try it and you’ll know what I mean). Also, instead of reaching for a coffee when you’re feeling that mid afternoon slump, try this instead. Awww, who am I kidding! I know you’re going to have the coffee anyway, but maybe only get a…

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Simple Stretch for Upper Back Tension

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Taming upper shoulder and mid back tension is as easy as having…a tug of war with your hands?  It sounds weird, but don’t knock it until you try it. The Hand Pull Apart opens up your trapezius and rhomboid muscles, two muscle monsters of the upper back and shoulders that love to get tight.  By changing your hand position, you can target either one of these beasts and find some…

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The Standing Hip Stretch

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Hip pain, balance problems, loss of mobility – try this mobility routine for your lateral hips.  Pair this with the supernova for the hips and see what you can achieve.

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Proper Row Form for Improved Posture

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

In the immortal worlds of MC Hammer: “this is the way we row, we row, this is the way we row.” Find out how to improve your strength and performance of rowing and pulling exercises, reduce the chance of injury, and how to prolong your shoulder’s life by perfecting your rowing form.

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Calf Stretch Variations for Tightness & Flexibility

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Did you hear about that person that didn’t have tight calves?!  They were found having a picnic with a unicorn and Bigfoot…in The Land Of Make-Believe! Because a person who doesn’t have tight calves doesn’t exist. Take a peek at some effective ways to stretch these ridiculously tight muscles in ways you have never done before, and who knows?  Maybe you will finally get some more flexibility and less tightness in…

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The Modified Cook Squat (Video)

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

We love cook squats!  But for some of our patients that have the dreaded butt-wink (rounding of the lower back as you descend into your squat) we have found a modification that will help you out. This modified Cook Squat is designed to stretch the muscles that pulls our back into an unsafe position when squatting with a load, all while maintaining neutral spinal alignment. In other words, it is…

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