• Apr


    It’s the Little Things that Count

    Posted by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin on Apr 14, 2020 3:13 pm
    Some days, stuck at home, it seems like it’s impossible to get anything done. I start out with the best of intentions, and then…it’s 9 p.m. and I’m in front of the TV, watching True Detective, (which is really very good), while making an ever-deeper impr ... Read more >
  • Apr


    In This War, Exercise to Stay Battle Ready

    Posted by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin on Apr 3, 2020 10:58 pm
    Why do I exercise? Until two weeks ago, I’d have told you that I work out to keep my back in shape, my brain functioning, and to avoid developing a resemblance to an overstuffed cou ... Read more >
  • Mar


    Back in Business: A New Series

    Posted by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin on Mar 25, 2020 2:59 pm
    To help us navigate these difficult times, we are pleased to welcome Cathryn Jakobson Ramin, author of the widely acclaimed ... Read more >
  • Feb


    CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE: When and How to (Re)Start

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Feb 27, 2020 5:40 pm
    Biking. Swimming. Running. Rowing. Cardiovascular exercise is just what doctors order to maintain healthy weight and prevent heart disease. You don’t want to let a history of back or joint pain keep you from this beneficial activity. Once the pain subsides, it ... Read more >
  • Feb


    BACKFOREVER: A Member Shares His Remarkable Story

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Feb 18, 2020 1:19 am
    From debilitating pain to summiting Mount Everest. We are delighted to share this true story about a member who, through the BACKFOREVER and GOLFFOREVER ... Read more >
  • Jan


    Why Do I Have Lower Back Pain After Playing Golf?

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Jan 31, 2020 12:58 pm
    Here’s a scenario you may find all too familiar: You start a round of golf feeling physically great and excited about the day ahead. Then, a few holes in, it happens. Your lower back starts acting up and it becomes increasingly more difficult to make a swing, place the bal ... Read more >
  • Jan


    What I Learned From A Recent Illness

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Jan 15, 2020 1:38 pm
    Yesterday, I was stopped in my tracks by an article in the national news with the headline: “Average person feels too OLD to workout at 41”. Surprising? Disturbing? In this survey of 2,000 adults, most pegged 41 years old as the age when one becomes too old ... Read more >
  • Dec


    The Importance of Strength Training

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Dec 30, 2019 6:00 am
    In our last post, you read about why our Daily Routines are so helpful. If that's so, then why do we ... Read more >
  • Dec


    Why The Daily Routine is Crucial for Recovery

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Dec 16, 2019 11:23 pm
    Most people are surprised to hear that being strong in some core muscles and weak in others is worse for your back and neck than being weak everywhere. Why? Let’s start with a few analogies. Think about a suspension bridge or bicycle wheel. Each relies ... Read more >
  • May


    What is a Neutral Spine?

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on May 13, 2019 9:51 pm
    Maybe you’ve never heard the term. Maybe you’ve heard it but wondered: what exactly does neutral spine mean? And why is it so important? The definition is quite simple: neutral spine means good posture as it relates to your back and neck. It’s importan ... Read more >