Jim has been in clinical practice in San Diego over 25 years. With a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from USC and a BA in Biology from Linfield College, he and his wife, Doris has been co-owners of Personally Fit since 2001. Jim’s vision was to create a unique facility to help patients improve the quality of their lives. Through the integration of physical therapy and fitness, Jim could relieve pain and improve function in the short term but also provide a means for his patients to maintain and improve for the long term. Not only does Jim provide physical therapy, he also writes articles for a variety of publications and has created many resources to help his patients including several DVD programs including “How to have a Healthy Back” and “The Ten Exercises Every Senior Must Do.”
Jim has expertise in a wide variety of manual therapy and soft tissue techniques including massage, strain-counterstrain, and active release as well as spinal and peripheral joint mobilization. He treats patients with special medical needs including arthritis, diabetes, scoliosis, and obesity. Jim also evaluates and casts for custom orthotics.
Jim enjoys fitness, promoting healthy lifestyles, and preventing injuries. He enjoys tennis, spending time with his two sons, wife and friends. He enjoys traveling and is an avid participant and spectator in a wide variety of sporting activities.