• 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 >
  • Dec


    What is the “Core”

    Posted by Amber Davenport, DPT, Aspen Club Sports Medicine Clinic on Dec 11, 2017 1:45 am
    The term "core" has been historically poorly defined as abdominals or the “six-pack” muscles. More accurately, the core is made up of a system of deep muscles in our trunk that contribute to functional stability of our spine. The core muscles are more than movers like many of the muscles we trai ... Read more >
  • Dec


    The Neutral Spine Posture

    Posted by Bill Fabrocini, PT, CSCS on Dec 8, 2017 9:58 am
    One of the most important things I teach both in the physical therapy clinic and in the gym is how to find and maintain the neutral spine posture. When your mother told you to sit up straight at the dinner table, she knew what she was talking about. Most of the clients I see these days suffer from b ... Read more >
  • Dec


    Your Back and Your Nutrition

    Posted by Dr. Jennifer Sacheck on Dec 4, 2017 9:55 am
    Your back – which many of us think of as some compilation of vertebrae, discs, muscles and tendons – is typically not the first place that we would consider suffering the consequences of not eating well. But just like our vital organs, our back benefits enormously from optimal nutrition (and exe ... Read more >