Dr. James D. Strange grew up in Longview, Wash., and attended Lower Columbia College (LCC). After completion of his degree at LCC, Dr. Strange attended Washington State University-Vancouver, where he majored in biology and minored in psychology. Dr. Strange was then accepted into the chiropractic program at University of Western States (formerly Western States Chiropractic College) where he obtained his doctor of chiropractic degree in 2007. Upon completion of his doctoral degree, Dr. Strange moved back to Longview, Wash., where he practiced until 2011 when he accepted a full-time faculty position as an attending physician at the UWS Campus Health Center. In November 2011, Dr. Strange completed his post-graduate certification as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) and then went on to obtain his master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science from University of Western States (2014). In 2015, he obtained his CrossFit Level I Training certification. In the summer of 2018, Dr. Strange transitioned from the campus clinic into the classroom and is currently teaching in the chiropractic sciences department. Dr. Strange has spent many hours specializing in conditions such as sports injuries, whiplash, trauma, disc herniations, headaches, arthritis and many other common health related conditions.
Dr. Strange currently resides in Camas, Wash., with his wife Jamie and their two sons, Brayden and Carson. When he is not teaching future chiropractic physicians at UWS, Dr. Strange enjoys many hobbies such as CrossFit, archery, hunting, hiking and the occasional trip to the coast.