Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (PBFR)

Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (PBFR)

What is BFR? BFR utilizes a tourniquet system similar to a blood pressure cuff to reduce blood flow to a limb while the patient is performing low load strengthening exercises. Typically, to grow muscle and strength, a person needs to work at a load of 70% 1 repetition max weight. However, people...

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Hydration Tips for Athletes and Physical Therapy Patients

Hydration Tips for Athletes and Physical Therapy Patients

With the onset of school comes fall sports, which for Arizonians, means exercising in 100-degree temperatures during their training programs. During this time, it is especially important for athletes and physical therapy patients to stay hydrated for performance and safety. Water regulates your...

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Arizona Physical Therapy as Pain Management

Arizona Physical Therapy as Pain Management

Chronic pain affects at least 100 million American adults, more people than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. A common treatment of chronic pain has been prescription medications such as opioids codeine, morphine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, and tramadol, to name a short list. However, the...

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