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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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Excellence in Chiropractic

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Len Faye in 2018 when he was presenting at the Oregon Chiropractic Association meeting.  His talk was about the importance of being able to accurately find and correct problems in the musculoskeletal system. I was excited to hear him talk about this methodology  I had been practicing for over 10 years.  Len has treated an unbelievably diverse range of patients and conditions in…

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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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BurnCycle – Join the Pack

By: Jen Goff-Hawkins

Did you know that BurnCycle is located only 1 block away from Hosmer Chiropractic Health? We are excited to share why we think BurnCycle could be a wonderful complement to the services at Hosmer Chiropractic Health. Not sure what BurnCycle is or how it could benefit you? First thing’s first —  let’s talk about the basics. The following post is guest-written by Janessa, Studio Manager of BurnCycle.   What is…

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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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Turn Your Keg Into A Six-Pack!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Core training is one of the most talked about, often misunderstood, and hotly debated topics in the health and fitness industry, and it is one of the most common topics on which we get questions here at the clinic. In this article our goal is to dispel some of the common myths and provide you with step-by-step protocol to help you achieve a strong and functional core. What is the…

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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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