What Happens During Personalized Blood Flow Restriction?
During personalized blood flow restriction, a cuff will be applied to the area of muscle that is under treatment. The physiotherapist will then use the cuff to apply a personalized amount of pressure to that area in order to trap blood there while you exercise. The cuff will then maintain a steady pressure within the treatment area. Your pressure will be carefully monitored while you complete certain low-impact exercises.
What Conditions Does Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Treat?
Personalized blood flow restriction is most effective for patients who have suffered injury or weakness in one of their limbs. Here is a look at some of the conditions that most commonly respond to this treatment approach.