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Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Training in rehabilitation: What is it and why is everybody talking about it? Can it help you reach full recovery after injury faster? Can it help you prevent muscle wasting after surgery?

In Injury, Recovery, Sports Physical Therapy by Zuzana Rogers1 Comment

In a nutshell, Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Training (PBFR) is a way to increase strength or endurance without stressing the injured tissue, using light weight or slow movement. It uses a special tourniquet system on the arm or leg which, when inflated, limits arterial blood flow and significantly reduced venous return of blood. This occlusion stimulates muscle hyperthrophy and endurance. …

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Fluoroquinolone associated tendon pain. Can certain antibiotics make you prone to tendon pain? YES!!

In Injury, Injury Prevention, Recovery, Sports Physical Therapy, Tendon pain by Zuzana RogersLeave a Comment

As a sports physical therapist, I’ve treated several clients who suffered from Fluoroquinolone associated debilitating tendon pain. I welcomed Tom Goom, PT’s insight on this very important topic, and I am going to share brief summary to create awareness and suggest steps to address this. Fluoroquinolone associated tendon pain is a very important topic because it can significantly impact peoples’ …

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Tendon Pain – DOs and DON’Ts:

In Injury, Injury Prevention, Recovery, Sports Physical Therapy, Tendon pain by sportsphysioak_ko3bpd

Is tendon pain keeping you from things you love to do? Is it keeping you from optimal training? Don’t: Rest completely. Resting decreases the ability of the tendon to take load. Do: Reduce loads to a level that the tendon can tolerate and then slowly increase it. Don’t: Use only passive treatments. Ice or heat can give you temporary relief but won’t …