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Blood Flow Restriction Training Certification

 

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Examine the benefits of blood flow restriction (BFR) training
  2. Distinguish indications and contraindications of BFR Training
  3. Demonstrate safe and effective placement of BFR cuffs
  4. Debate various uses of BFR on the spectrum of rehabilitation and performance
  5. Analyze the utility of BFR in the rehabilitation setting
  6. Develop a training program for a potential patient or client

Outline

Implications for Clinical Settings
Physiological mechanisms

Current evidence in research
Broader implications

Differences in Stimulus: The Various Tools of BFR
Occlusion application 

Application zones

 

What are the magic numbers? 
Modifiable Variables: Load vs Reps vs Occlusion
Compression scale

Practical Applications
Considerations for exercise stimulus
Upper extremity exercises
Lower extremity exercises
Elderly and Post-Surgery
Healthy and Athletic Populations
Increasing aerobic capacity

 

Treating Your Patients
Which diagnoses respond best to treatment?
Atrophy, sarcopenia
Limitations, safety and contraindications

Copyright : 06/27/2020

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) – An Emerging Breakthrough in Rehab Care

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Investigate the evidence supporting blood flow restriction training  
  2. Assess the populations with most to benefit from BFR 
  3. Demonstrate safe and effective placement of BFR cuffs

Outline

Evidence Supporting Blood Flow Restriction Training 

Populations who benefit the most from BFR 

How Blood Flow Restriction Training Works 

Local skeletal muscle adaptions 

Systematic adaptions 

Indications and Contraindications of BFRT 

Placement of BFR Cuffs 

Copyright : 07/30/2020

Blood Flow Restriction Training to Maximize Rehab Outcomes for All Patients

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Differentiate the various forms of BFR from bedridden up to return to play
  2. Appraise differing protocols and programming of BFR from young postoperative patients to geriatric patients with OA.
  3. Analyze the utility of BFR in the rehabilitation setting and how to manipulate BFR variables or programming based on your rehab goals

Outline

From Bed Ridden to Return to Play: Differentiate the various forms of BFR

Different uses of BFRT from young postoperative patients to geriatric patients with OA.   Programming based on goals: Manipulating the BFR variables

Copyright : 07/30/2020