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Reformer Pilates Now Available at Back to Function

September 15, 2018   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness  

Back to Function has added Reformer Pilates! We have a brand new Balanced Body Allegro Reformer and private 1-on-1 workouts will be taught by Whitney Salcer Sulentor starting immediately. Whitney is native to southern California and attended Mira Costa High School before getting a scholarship to play NCAA  Division 1 volleyball at Southern Methodist University … Continue reading Reformer Pilates Now Available at Back to Function

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Shockwave Therapy to Accelerate Your Healing

September 7, 2018   |   By Dr. Vincent Ibanez   |   Categories: BTF Blog  

Shockwave Therapy: Highly Effective Advanced Pain Treatment Shockwave (also called Pressure Wave) therapy is a non-invasive highly effective treatment method for pain that promotes accelerated repair of injured soft tissue, bone, heel and joint pain.   What is Shockwave Therapy? Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT), also known as Shockwave or Pressure Wave, is a modern … Continue reading Shockwave Therapy to Accelerate Your Healing

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Can the Way I Breathe be Causing My Back Pain?

August 30, 2018   |   By Dr. Ashley Bruley   |   Categories: Breathing Dysfunction  

Can the way I breathe be causing my back pain? What is belly breathing and why does it help? How do I brace my core? What is diaphragmatic breathing and why is it so important? Well let’s answer a few of these questions together…. But first we must take a look at what breathing does … Continue reading Can the Way I Breathe be Causing My Back Pain?

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Do You Have a Pain in the A$$? Part 1.

July 1, 2018   |   By Dr. Mike Venezia   |   Categories: Gluteal Pain   Hip Pain   SI Joint Pain  

So often patients describe their pain as “sciatica”, too often doctors agree and diagnose their pain as “piriformis syndrome”.  But the gluteal region is more complicated that pointing to a spot on your buttock and a diagnosis is made.  There are numerous reasons for a pain in your gluteal region.  Deep Gluteal Pain Syndrome (DGPS) … Continue reading Do You Have a Pain in the A$$? Part 1.

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What is Fitness and How Can We Measure it?

May 7, 2018   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness  

What is Fitness? Biologically speaking, an organism would be considered as having fitness if it is able to survive to reproduce. Typically, humans survive well beyond their reproductive years. For us, fitness has taken on a new definition that is related to the stage of life we are in and our overall level of health. … Continue reading What is Fitness and How Can We Measure it?

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