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Post Surgical Rehabilitation of the Shoulder (Labral Tear) Part 1

April 25, 2018   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Shoulder Injury  

The shoulder joint involves 3 bones:  scapula (shoulder blade) clavicle (collarbone) humerus (upper arm bone) The head of the humerus rests in a shallow socket of the scapula called the glenoid. Since the head of the humerus is much larger than the glenoid, a soft fibrous tissue called the labrum surrounds the glenoid to help … Continue reading Post Surgical Rehabilitation of the Shoulder (Labral Tear) Part 1

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Post Surgical Rehabilitation of the Shoulder (Labral Tear) Part 2

   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Shoulder Injury  

Note: Part 2 of this article is geared more toward a qualified healthcare practitioner. Full return to throwing and contact sports occurs in 80-90% of athletes. Successful return to sport and activity is dependent on following post-surgical precautions and completing a structured post-surgical rehabilitation program. The rehabilitation program we use at Back to Function is a … Continue reading Post Surgical Rehabilitation of the Shoulder (Labral Tear) Part 2

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Knee Pain & Posture

October 4, 2017   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Knee Pain  

Knee pain is a common condition that we see at Back to Function. After a thorough history of how and when your knee hurts, are next step to diagnose your condition is a posture evaluation. The posture evaluation can tell us quite a bit about the different stresses on the knee joint. Typically, when the … Continue reading Knee Pain & Posture

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Do You Train Like an Athlete?

September 9, 2017   |   By Dr. Vincent Ibanez   |   Categories: Fitness  

Leaving the dog days of summer and entering the start of the NFL season, MLB playoffs, and the NHL in October, we are witnessing the best athletes in their individual sports competing. Professional athletic performance is a result of years of sports-specific training and sometimes more importantly off-season therapy and workouts. When it comes to … Continue reading Do You Train Like an Athlete?

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SI Joint Part 3: Treatment of SI Joint Pain

March 3, 2017   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: low back pain   SI Joint Pain  

Treatment of SI joint pain (SIJP) includes chiropractic manipulation (good for the SI joint that isn’t moving enough), myofascial release, heat, postural education, SI belts (good short term strategy for the SI joint that is moving too much), electrical stimulation, stretching, therapeutic exercises, SI joint injections including prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma, stem cells and SI … Continue reading SI Joint Part 3: Treatment of SI Joint Pain

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