Two physical therapists who powerlift explain why sometimes moving “wrong” is actually right

We’re lucky to have not one, but two physical therapy docs as members of our gym. We sat down with Emily Snee and Dominic Violi to discuss what it really takes to get back in the game, and the stuff that’s probably just a waste of time and money. It didn’t shock us, and it shouldn’t shock you, that they’re fans of some folks we’ve interviewed in the past and that their approach emphasizes the basics.

Why does most physical therapy revolve more around treatment interventions than actual movement?

To what extent does patient expectation end up driving treatment?

Does every movement pattern have to be perfect for you to get stronger, or does your body know more about how you need to move than the gurus do?

You can find Dom and Emily on Instagram at @ptandplants.


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