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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
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
Hi everyone, I’m Dr. Matt Heisig. I am the new doctor here at Back To Function. I am originally from Arizona but I found my way out to southern California through chiropractic school and now employed as a Chiropractor at BTF. I grew up playing hockey in Arizona since I was 5 years old and … Continue reading Dr. Matt’s Warm Up Sequence
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
Mobility? What is it? Do I need more? How do I get more? The ability to move freely is the ability to access as much tissue as possible to adapt. As functional human beings, we require active range of motion as a prerequisite for movement, and for athletes, that requirement is usually greater. There are … Continue reading How’s Your Mobility?
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?
When you look at the human skeleton, you will notice that the bones all stack up on each other like links of a chain. Each bone is connected to the next by a joint like a well designed machine. How these joints interact with one another via the muscular system dictates our function. A somewhat … Continue reading Mobility or Stability. What Does Your Body Need?
Groin injuries are among the most common injuries seen in hockey. A groin pull is a painful and debilitating injury to the muscles of the inner thigh. Research has shown that hip flexibility, and more importantly, strengthening, can help decrease the occurrence of groin strains. Hip strengthening should be performed during the entire season to maintain … Continue reading A Pain in the Groin!