Physical Therapy

RDL vs Deadlift: Which One Is Right For You?

With the various deadlifting techniques present in weightlifting, it’s important to know the similarities and differences between the techniques in order to determine which is most effective for your desired outcomes. The two most common techniques are the conventional deadlift and the stiff-legged, or “Romanian”, deadlift (RDL). Although there are many parallels between the two lifts, there are important differences in muscle activation as well. If your desired outcome is increased strength, which of the two is considered to be the best to incorporate into your workout? The answer depends on the intent of the individual performing the exercise.

Conquer Your Core With Diastasis Recti Physical Therapy

Diastasis recti, short for diastasis rectus abdominis, is right up there on the list of undesirable side effects of pregnancy. It happens when the left and right sides of abdominal muscles (or the rectus abdominis muscle, commonly known as the “six-pack muscles”) are pulled apart as the uterus bulges out. This usually occurs in the …

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Your Easy & Proven Tibial Plateau Fracture Rehab Protocol

Your tibial plateau supports most of your body weight. It’s heavily built and designed to withstand a lot of heavy lifting, so tibial plateau fractures are rare – but they can happen. An effective treatment regimen and healthy lifestyle choices can get patients back on their feet. However, most patients are understandably unhappy about not …

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