Tag Archives: Dr. Chad Moreau

Great Fitness Circuit Workouts in the South Bay (For Free!)

February 20, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness  

One of the great things about living in almost always sunny and 75° Southern California, is that we basically get to exercise outdoors 365 days per year. If you like to keep it simple, you can just exercise in your own neighborhood. For some good ideas on how to make a neighborhood walk a real … Continue reading Great Fitness Circuit Workouts in the South Bay (For Free!)

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Back to Function Health & Fitness Home Exercise Program

February 16, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness  

You don’t need an expensive fitness facility membership to improve your health and fitness, especially in southern California, where we can go outside to exercise 365 days per year! Back to Function has created an exercise program that can be done around your own neighborhood. Just put on a comfortable pair of walking or cross-training … Continue reading Back to Function Health & Fitness Home Exercise Program

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BTF Nutrition & Fitness Plan

January 25, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness   Nutrition  

The team at Back to Function have created the perfect nutrition and fitness plan for your active lifestyle. Whether your goal is weight loss, a firmer and stronger physique or to improve your overall health and longevity, we have you covered! Home Nutrition & Fitness Plan $199 perfect plan for working people with limited time or a … Continue reading BTF Nutrition & Fitness Plan

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Stiffness Hides a Stability Problem and Causes a Mobility Issue

January 19, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Ankle Injury   Foot Injury   Hip Pain   low back pain   Shoulder Injury  

What areas of your body feel stiff/tight? Do you constantly stretch the same muscles but the tightness ultimately returns? For many of our clients, they haven’t realized that they are simply addressing the symptoms of stiffness and not the underlying cause. The truth is that stiffness hides a stability problem and causes a mobility issue. … Continue reading Stiffness Hides a Stability Problem and Causes a Mobility Issue

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What is Stopping You From Improving Your Fitness?

January 31, 2019   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness  

It is a new year, and many of us have decided that improving our overall level of fitness is one of our resolutions. Unfortunately, something might be getting in the way of us achieving our goals. According to Examine.com’s Fitness Guide 2019, 78% of Americans don’t meet the national exercise guidelines. Physical Activity Guidelines for … Continue reading What is Stopping You From Improving Your Fitness?

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Do You Feel Crooked When You Look in the Mirror?

November 15, 2018   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Hip Pain   Knee Pain  

At Back to Function we have somewhat of an obsession with posture. Whether you’re standing, sitting or walking, your postural habits control the load on your body’s joints. Abnormal or less than ideal posture can overload certain joints of your body, causing pain and breakdown. An unfortunate example we see of this is the right … Continue reading Do You Feel Crooked When You Look in the Mirror?

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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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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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