Tag Archives: chiropractic

Quick(ish) Explanation of the Postural Restoration Concepts Used at BTF

December 12, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Postural Restoration  

I have been trying to write this article for a few years now. The idea is to make the postural restoration concepts we use at Back to Function (BTF) easy to understand for our current and potential future clients. The trick is, postural restoration, as defined by the Postural Restoration Institute®, is complex! I have taken over … Continue reading Quick(ish) Explanation of the Postural Restoration Concepts Used at BTF

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Tips on How to Deal With Stress

October 27, 2022   |   By Dr. Vincent Ibanez   |   Categories: Fitness   Food   Immune System   Stress  

What is stress? The actual definition of stress is difficult as it is a highly subjective phenomenon that defies scientific measurement. The term “stress”, as it is currently used was coined by Hans Selye in 1936, who defined it as “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change”. What we can all … Continue reading Tips on How to Deal With Stress

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Shoulder Pain and How to Fix It

July 31, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Breathing Dysfunction   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, tendons and fascia. Shoulder pain usually worsens with activities or movement of your arm or shoulder. At Back to Function, we make sure to evaluate … Continue reading Shoulder Pain and How to Fix It

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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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Back to Function is the Healthcare Facility of the Future

January 8, 2020   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness   Nutrition  

At first glance, this might seem like a very arrogant and self-serving topic for us to consider discussing! Back to Function, the healthcare office of the future? Please let me explain why I believe whole-heartedly that this is the truth. First, let’s discuss what is happening in the healthcare system in the U.S. today. Less … Continue reading Back to Function is the Healthcare Facility of the Future

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Are You Having Hip Pain?

November 28, 2018   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: BTF Blog   Hip Pain   Sports Injury  

Hip pain has become a significant issue that we see at BTF. Since we deal with soft tissue injuries, a number of our clients feel comfortable having us evaluate their hip complaints. Hip pain can come from a number of different sources. When participating in sports, getting hit on or around the hip or falling … Continue reading Are You Having Hip Pain?

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Can the Way I Breathe be Causing My Back Pain?

August 30, 2018   |   By Dr. Ashley Bruley   |   Categories: Breathing Dysfunction  

Can the way I breathe be causing my back pain? What is belly breathing and why does it help? How do I brace my core? What is diaphragmatic breathing and why is it so important? Well let’s answer a few of these questions together…. But first we must take a look at what breathing does … Continue reading Can the Way I Breathe be Causing My Back Pain?

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Do You Have a Pain in the A$$? Part 1.

July 1, 2018   |   By Dr. Mike Venezia   |   Categories: Gluteal Pain   Hip Pain   SI Joint Pain  

So often patients describe their pain as “sciatica”, too often doctors agree and diagnose their pain as “piriformis syndrome”.  But the gluteal region is more complicated that pointing to a spot on your buttock and a diagnosis is made.  There are numerous reasons for a pain in your gluteal region.  Deep Gluteal Pain Syndrome (DGPS) … Continue reading Do You Have a Pain in the A$$? Part 1.

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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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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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