• 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 >
  • May


    How to Eliminate Back Pain During Pregnancy

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on May 13, 2019 9:47 pm
    Bad back and waiting for baby Back pain is very common during pregnancy, and even for months after giving birth. In fact, more than one-third of women experience significant back pain during pregnancy. Eighty-five percent of ... Read more >
  • Jun


    HIIT Me?

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Jun 19, 2018 9:09 pm
    High Intensity Interval Strength Training: Too good to be true? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has increased tremendously in popularity in the past decade, for good reasons. It is as good as, or better than, other types of exercise in many ways and takes less time ... Read more >
  • Jan


    When (and When Not) to Consider Surgery

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Jan 1, 2018 9:14 am
    Back pain is very common in the United States. Eight out of 10 people will experience it some time in their lives. Back pain is also one of the most common reasons for missed work, outnumbered only by upper respiratory infections. The chances are, you or someone you know will experience back pain at ... Read more >
  • Dec


    Gluteal Amnesia

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Dec 25, 2017 9:11 am
    One of the most common denominators in my clients with chronic back pain is a lack of gluteal activation and strength. This pattern is sometimes referred to as gluteal amnesia, a term coined by Dr. Stuart McGill. Usually due to a life of prolonged sitting, people forget how to use their glutes and t ... Read more >
  • Dec


    I Think I Have Sciatica, Now What?

    Posted by Dr. Jeremy James on Dec 25, 2017 8:56 am
    Many are familiar with the term sciatica but are not sure what exactly it means. True sciatica (radiculopathy) is an irritation of the sciatic nerve, a large nerve that provides the connection to the nervous system for nearly all the skin of ... Read more >
  • Dec


    Pilates and Pain

    Posted by Amber Davenport, DPT, Aspen Club Sports Medicine Clinic on Dec 12, 2017 9:52 am
    Pilates is a method of movement based on the principles of breathing, control, centering, postural alignment, concentration, precision and flow. Pilates is not only a form of exercise but an approach to teaching individuals how to move in a safe, efficient, controlled way with maximal awareness. Pil ... Read more >