Low back pain is one of the most common causes of musculoskeletal pain in the U.S and also worldwide. In a given lifetime, the prevalence of low back pain ranges anywhere from 49% to 90%.1 It accounts for roughly 5% of all ER visits in the country and classified as one of the top 10Continue Reading »
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Author: Dr. Allison Scova
Allison received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Mercy College after receiving her Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from SUNY Cortland. She has experience teaching Spin Classes, Full-Body Boot Camps, Cross Training, and one-on-one Personal Training. Allison has since pursued a passion in Powerlifting and Pilates to compliment her clients and patients alike. Allison uses a “whole-body approach” to address all limitations and enhance performance. Allison has experience working with a variety of populations and athletes including; pelvic floor and women’s health, dancers, tri-athletes, cyclists, runners, weightlifters, crossfitters, and many more!
DEADLIFT VARIATIONS Part 2
Romanian Deadlift (RDL)RDLs require more hamstring flexibility than the conventional deadlift, and due to its eccentric focus also places greater demands on the hamstrings and erector spinae. RDLs begin in an upright standing position, either by un-racking it or lifting it off the ground, and require a strong hip hinge pattern until the bar reachesContinue Reading »