Tag Archives: posture

Working From Home Giving You a Pain?

May 1, 2020   |   By Dr. Shelby Kloiber   |   Categories: Headache   low back pain   Neck Pain   Shoulder Injury   SI Joint Pain  

Working from home has become a change most of us are still trying to adapt to. It is time to look at the efficiency of your new working environment, also known as ergonomics. Whether sitting at the dining table, home office desk, or your bed, this change in working position can produce poor work ergonomics … Continue reading Working From Home Giving You a Pain?

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Concussion Risk Management

November 20, 2019   |   By Dr. Shelby Kloiber   |   Categories: Concussion  

Concussion management is ever changing and as research progresses, our understanding of concussions allows for more successful treatment options. Previously, in a post titled “What You Need To Know About Concussions,”  we explained what a concussion is, the signs and symptoms, and key objectives during recovery.  Key points included the seriousness of concussions, the importance … Continue reading Concussion Risk Management

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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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Why Should We Blow Up Balloons For Exercise?

July 5, 2016   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Breathing Dysfunction   BTF Blog   Fitness  

Why do the doctors at Back to Function have me blow up balloons for some of my rehabilitation exercises? Blowing up balloons facilitates the abdominal muscles. The abdominal muscles are flexors of the spine and trunk. By facilitating (turning on) the spinal flexors with balloon blowing you are helping to inhibit (turn off) the spine … Continue reading Why Should We Blow Up Balloons For Exercise?

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Mid-Back Pain and How to Fix It

July 22, 2012   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: BTF Blog  

Almost everyone has had mid-back pain at some time in their life. It’s that annoying, gnawing pain somewhere around your shoulder blade or at the top of your back where your neck begins. Sometimes it feels as though you have something poking into your back and it is hard to get really comfortable. Alot of … Continue reading Mid-Back Pain and How to Fix It

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