Tag Archives: shoulder pain

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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The Benefits of Cupping Therapy

October 19, 2021   |   By Dr. Ashley Franklin   |   Categories: Gluteal Pain   Hip Pain   Knee Injury   Knee Pain   low back pain   Shoulder Injury   SI Joint Pain   Sports Injury  

Cupping therapy has been around for thousands of years and is traditionally a form of Egyptian, Chinese, and Middle Eastern medicine. However, cupping therapy has become a popular treatment among athletes for sports injuries, and it can be performed by chiropractors, acupuncturists, medical doctors, physical therapists, and massage therapists. At Back to Function, as part of … Continue reading The Benefits of Cupping Therapy

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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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Shockwave Therapy to Accelerate Your Healing

September 7, 2018   |   By Dr. Vincent Ibanez   |   Categories: Foot Injury   Heel Pain   Hip Pain   Knee Injury   Knee Pain   Shoulder Injury   Sports Injury  

Shockwave therapy (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? Shockwave therapy, also called Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT), is a modern treatment whereby high-energy sound waves are introduced into painful areas … Continue reading Shockwave Therapy to Accelerate Your Healing

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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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Shoulder Pain and How to Fix It

July 2, 2016   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Breathing Dysfunction   BTF Blog   Shoulder Injury   Sports Injury  

Shoulder pain is a common complaint that we see at Back to Function. Shoulder pain may originate in the joint itself, or from any of the many surrounding muscles, ligaments or tendons. Shoulder pain usually worsens with activities or movement of your arm or shoulder. At Back to Function, we make sure to evaluate the … Continue reading Shoulder Pain and How to Fix It

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Breathing to Correct Posture and Alleviate Pain

August 4, 2014   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Breathing Dysfunction   BTF Blog   Neck Pain   Shoulder Injury  

Luckily, breathing is an automatic action performed by the body that we don’t really have to think about too much. Breathing plays a key role in both posture and spinal stabilization. But just because it is automated, doesn’t mean that we will never have issues with breathing. In fact, a recent study demonstrated that 75% … Continue reading Breathing to Correct Posture and Alleviate Pain

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How Chiropractic Help Takes the Weight Off Your Shoulders

March 4, 2014   |   By Kenneth Dulude   |   Categories: Shoulder Injury  

Many people have poor posture and suffer because of it every day. Most people don’t realize that they have poor posture. For instance, we can adopt poor posture when working, sitting, driving, watching television or even reading without realizing it. There are also a variety of health issues associated with poor posture such as neck, … Continue reading How Chiropractic Help Takes the Weight Off Your Shoulders

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