About Us

Our Mission

Arvada Sport and Spine Group is dedicated to providing the highest quality Medical, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, Podiatry and Massage Therapy services available. Our progressive, multidisciplinary approach offers clients unparalleled, comprehensive care in one convenient location. We combine the diverse skill sets of medical practitioners, physical therapists, chiropractors, podiatry and massage therapists who work collaboratively to give clients a level of care that cannot be found in standard, single provider clinics. As pioneers of this innovative health care model in the Denver metro area, we pride ourselves in delivering exceptional care with longer-lasting outcomes.

Our providers

Karin Blais, MSN, APN, FNP-C 

Nurse Practitioner 

Karin was born and raised in San Diego and moved to Colorado in 2015 with her three daughters. She has over 15 years of experience as a nurse, working with both adults and children. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Simmons College in Boston, MA; a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco; and is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner.  She is able to treat both the young and the young-at-heart.
She herself has been a patient of Arvada Sport and Spine Group for her own chronic back and shoulder pain. Karin will be providing trigger point injections, holistic wellness/preventative medicine, weight loss management and natural supplemental therapies.


Dr. Benjamin Thompson, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Benjamin was born and raised in Minnesota and moved to Colorado in August of 2023. Benjamin earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from St. John’s University where he played D3 soccer and grew to appreciate the dynamic nature of human movement. Benjamin earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Creighton University, where he developed an interest in academia and research. He was able to contribute to numerous research articles and studies while attending graduate school, with a primary focus on ACL rehabilitation.

Through courses and continuing education, he continues to stretch his understanding of pathology and movement. He is certified to perform Dry Needling completing the level 1 training. Benjamin is fully trained with soft tissue mobilization techniques and SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment).

During his free time, you will find Benjamin outside mountain biking, fishing, hiking, or exercising. He is excited to join the Denver community and discover the beauty Colorado has to offer.

Dr. Amy Eichman, PT, DPT 

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Amy, a dedicated physical therapist, is fueled by a deep passion for guiding her patients toward optimal health and wellness. With a diverse background encompassing professional dance, cheerleading, and gymnastics, she possesses a unique skill set and a profound understanding of movement, which she skillfully applies in every treatment session. Amy's treatment philosophy is firmly rooted in personalized care, ensuring that each patient, irrespective of their background or interests, receives individualized attention.

She grew up in Kansas City, and she later ventured to Boulder, Colorado, where she pursued her undergraduate degree in Integrative Physiology and a certificate in Global Public Health. Subsequently, she made her way to Seattle, earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Washington, all while dedicating her time to community volunteering and savoring the natural beauty of the North Cascades on weekends. With Amy, you have a compassionate and highly qualified partner in your journey toward a healthier, more vibrant life.

Dr. Andrew Welling, D.C., DACBSP®

Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians®

Dr. Welling earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Brigham Young University and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College. Dr. Welling is the original founder of Arvada Sport and Spine Group and believed early on that health care is best delivered in a collaborative group effort.  That group must include a talented team of caring providers and equal involvement from the patient.   He continues his training taking more than 650 hours of continuing education since completing his original schooling to ensure his practice is continuously evolving. He has achieved Diplomate status with the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.  He is certified to perform Dry Needling completing both level 1 and 2 trainingHe has also been fully trained in  Kinesio Taping, multiple forms of soft tissue mobilizaton, and has taken level 1 and level 2 SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment).  

He continues to be distinguished provider for high level events including many foot and bike races.  Most recently he was chosen to be part of the sports medicine team that worked the National Collegiate Tae Kwon Do Championships and delivered care to the  athletes again using a team approach.  He has also served  for several years as an examiner for  the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.

Dr. Samuel Cornell, D.C., ATC

Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Athletic Trainer

Dr. Cornell was born and raised in Southern California. Since he was young, he has always been involved in sports and competing. During these early years, he became interested in learning not only what to do to recover from an injury but also ways to decrease the chances of an injury in the first place. This curiosity led to him pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Grand Canyon University. While working on his degree he had the opportunity to spend time working with various athletes including high school students , community college athletes, NCAA Division 1 programs and a rotation working with a professional baseball team for spring training. It was during this time that he also began working as a Chiropractic Assistant for two Chiropractors who took the principles of rehabilitation and incorporated chiropractic adjustments and manual therapy techniques to help their patients. Dr. Cornell realized the benefit of this all encompassing approach and decided to pursue a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences. Upon graduation, he began working in a multi-disciplinary clinic and saw how multiple providers of different expertises working together created the opportunity to offer a treatment approach that was best tailored to fit a patient’s needs.

Dr. Cornell moved to Colorado in November of 2022 and is looking forward to exploring the open spaces, the mountains and learning about the history that is preserved all over the state.

Dr. Gregory P.  Still, DPM, FACFAS

Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgery,  Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons

Dr. Gregory Still is a foot and ankle surgeon with 26 years of private practice experience in Colorado. Dr. Still received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences in 1996 and completed his surgical residency at Whittier Hospital in Whittier, CA. Dr Still is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot & Ankle surgery. Dr Still recently served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons in 2022-2023. He also received The Distinguished Service Award for the America College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons in 2020. He currently divides his time practicing in Alamosa, CO as a foot and ankle surgeon in the department of orthopedics for San Luis Valley Health and locally seeing patients at Arvada Sport and Spine Group. Dr Still has a wealth of knowledge treating problems of the lower leg, foot and ankle both surgically and non-surgically.

Sherry Cyrus, LMT

Massage Therapist

Sherry is a Colorado native who graduated from the Denver School of Massage Therapy in 2007. She has refined her practice as a licensed therapist over 15 years. She is skilled in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, and Cupping massage techniques, allowing you to customize a space that enhances relaxation and serenity. Sherry is passionate about using manual therapy techniques to help clients recover effectively to reach their peak performance potential. Sherry’s intrinsic work ethic revolves around helping clients relax by escaping from everyday stresses, aches, and pains.

When not at work, Sherry enjoys spending time tending her garden and enjoying the beauty of Colorado’s outdoor spaces. She also loves spending time with her family, enjoying music, and playing with her son and fur babies.