Chad Moreau DC, PRC

Dr. Chad is recognized as a leader in both the performance-focused chiropractic therapy and fitness training fields. He has over 2 decades of experience in the Los Angeles area working with athletes and every day people that have the athletic mind-set. He is an expert in soft tissue and joint-related injuries and their treatment. He started Back to Function in 2004 so that athletic-minded people in the south bay area would have a facility that they could use to get elite-level care.


“My passion is to serve my fellow human in their search for optimal health. As a performance-focused chiropractic practitioner, I live my life with purpose and let God use me in ways that stand out as a light in my office, community and the world.”     Mark 16:18

His positions have included:
  • Chiropractor & Strength Coach, Long Beach Ice Dogs (2000-7)
  • Fitness & Nutrition Consultant, Edmonton Oilers (2005-2010)
  • Los Angeles Kings Consulting Team Chiropractor (2012-2020)
  • Team Chiropractor Los Angeles Dodgers (2017-2019)
  • Chiropractic Consultant Los Angeles Lakers (2020)
  • Team Chiropractor Los Angeles Wildcats (2020)
  • Chiropractic Consultant for the University of Southern California Athletics (2020-2022)

Dr. Chad is only the second Doctor of Chiropractic to be credentialed as a Postural Restoration Certified practitioner from the Postural Restoration Institute®. He is the creator of the online, off-ice hockey training website,

Dr. Chad has taken a number of courses and certifications related to the care of the human body.

This includes training in:

Dr. Chad has published a number of research articles pertaining to sports injuries and training that have appeared in leading scientific journals such as the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics and the Journal of Sports Sciences. He was a contributing author to the 2007 NTCA Throws Handbook and was featured in the magazines Food For Thought and The Hockey News.

Dr. Chad’s education included being an NCAA scholarship track and field athlete at the University of South Carolina where he conducted original research in the field of exercise science. He graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences magna cum laude and President’s award recipient in 1998. In 2000 he was awarded a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (National Strength & Conditioning Association) and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner credential. He was also an assistant professor of biomechanics at the Southern California University of Health Sciences from 2005-7.

Favorite quote: “I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve”     -Albert Schweitzer

Dr. Chad lives in the Hollywood Riviera with his wife, Susan, and has 3 children. He is an avid recreational hockey player and loves to hike in the hills around Palos Verdes on the weekends with his best friend Bruno (he’s a dog :-)). Contact at


  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Fitness training
  • Postural restoration

Dr. Chad Moreau’s Published Research: