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Pre-Existing Conditions

Injuries and Modifications

Once you’ve been cleared by your doctor for exercise, we have programs designed with certain sensitivities in mind. We work with a Clinical Advisory Board and our resident Chief Physical Therapist, Dr. Amy Hoover, to create series of specialized work

What should I expect from 1:1 consult with the trainer?

In your private complimentary Zoom consultation with a P.volve Trainer, you will receive personalized guidance based on your unique goals and needs. Our trainers can tell you where to start, curate a movement plan that meets your goals, discuss equip

Can I do Pvolve if I have arthritis?

Yes! Pvolve is an excellent way to strengthen the whole body. With arthritis, there can be limitations in your range of motion, but gentle movement and blood flow throughout the body can provide some relief. We recommend keeping your range of motion

Can Pvolve help with sciatica?

Sciatica can be from several different causes, so as always, we recommend consulting your doctor before starting Pvolve. If you're cleared to exercise, doing hip-opening stretches, as well as core and hip-strengthening exercises, can help people with

Can I do Pvolve if I've had a hip or knee replacement?

Pvolve is that it is low-impact but high-intensity, so you can rehabilitate safely with our program after being cleared by your doctor for exercise. After a knee or hip replacement, gentle exercises that increase mobility, stability, and strength wil

Can Pvolve help with fibromyalgia?

With fibromyalgia, the pain can be widespread and non-specific. Because of this, we recommend that you see a physical therapist or medical professional who can provide more specific and personalized advice about what’s best for you.

Is Pvolve okay for people with scoliosis and rods in their back?

Generally, Pvolve should be fine for people with scoliosis and rods in their back. When working with scoliosis, you want to aim to stretch the compressed side and strengthen the over-lengthened side of the body due to the curvature.

Can Pvolve help with my injury or pre-existing condition?

The Pvolve method is based on functional movement, meaning movement you perform in your everyday life. Once cleared for exercise by your doctor, there are ways to modify and make the Method work for any prior sensitivities and/or injuries you may hav

I feel pain in my lower back when I do the p.sit. Am I doing it correctly?

The most common reason for back pain during a hip hinge, or the P.sit, is too much of an arch in the lower back and not enough engagement of the deep lower abs. Try to hinge from the hips, meaning a bend in the hips and not in the back. Try keeping y