Tag Archives: Dr. Chad Moreau

What is Soft Tissue Therapy?

January 11, 2023   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Soft Tissue Therapy  

The first thing we need to understand about soft tissue therapy is what is soft tissue? What is Soft Tissue? Soft tissue is basically everything that isn’t bone and includes ligaments, tendons, muscles, fascia and nerves. Ligaments, tendons, muscles and the connecting fascia provide a natural brace to protect the bony skeleton from injury. Ligament: … Continue reading What is Soft Tissue Therapy?

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EPOC, ATP & HIIT and How They Relate to Your Ideal Body

December 27, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness  

If you want to get your ideal body by losing body fat and increasing your lean muscle mass, you will want to know what the acronyms EPOC, ATP & HIIT mean. Muscle Fiber Type To understand EPOC, we need to know a little about muscle fiber type. Everyone has two general types of muscle—slow-twitch and … Continue reading EPOC, ATP & HIIT and How They Relate to Your Ideal Body

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10 Tips for A Healthier Thanksgiving

November 22, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness   Food   Nutrition   Weight Loss  

Just because it’s Thanksgiving doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your health and gain weight from overindulgence. Here are ten tips for a healthier Thanksgiving: Go for a 30-45 minute brisk walk Thanksgiving morning. That will create a calorie deficit and also has a tendency to make you more conscious about the types and amount … Continue reading 10 Tips for A Healthier Thanksgiving

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Creating Internal Tension For A Back That Will Never Break

November 21, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness   low back pain  

This article on creating internal tension for a back that will never break comes from my over 2 decades of working with clients with “bad back”, “slipped disc”, “back went out”, and the numerous failed back surgeries that I have seen. Over the years I have tried numerous approaches to back pain, including: chiropractic adjusting … Continue reading Creating Internal Tension For A Back That Will Never Break

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Are You Tired of the Holiday Weight Gain Train?

November 19, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Fitness   Food   Nutrition   Weight Loss  

Are you tired of working hard all year to get your body in shape, only to see it get bloated during the winter holidays? I call it the Weight Gain Train and once it starts chugging, it’s hard to stop! But with BTF on your side, you don’t have to take the dreaded weight gain ride. … Continue reading Are You Tired of the Holiday Weight Gain Train?

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Easy Tips to Use Nutrition to Help You Maximize Your Healing Potential

November 13, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Food   Nutrition  

Getting injured sucks! And the harder to we push our body, whether it’s to improve our fitness, or playing a sport that we enjoy, the more exposure we have to injuries. For most athletes and weekend warriors, the idea that nutrition can play an essential role in injury recovery makes sense. Yet, when injuries happen, very … Continue reading Easy Tips to Use Nutrition to Help You Maximize Your Healing Potential

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Boost Your Immune System For Cold/Flu Season

November 10, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Breathing Dysfunction   Immune System   Nutrition  

Back to Function is a healthcare office that cares about more than just the health of your spine, as we care about your overall health and well-being. As a result, we encourage daily exercise and healthy nutrition habits in addition to chiropractic care and soft tissue therapy. Part of being a healthy human, is having a … Continue reading Boost Your Immune System For Cold/Flu Season

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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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Knee Pain & Posture

July 10, 2022   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: Hip Pain   Knee Injury   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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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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