Physical Therapy

Blood flow restriction during muscle contraction

What is blood flow restriction (BFR) and how does it work?

Top Line Blood flow restriction (BFR) is a unique training method that goes as far back as the 1960’s when it was originally developed by Yoshiaki Sato in Japan. Why it Matters Training with BFR is believed to increase muscle hypertrophy and strength at much lower loads.1,2 In other words, you maximize the benefits of

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Stress is a Disease

Top Line Stressors are inevitable — nevertheless, we still can counter the negative health implications of stress by choosing how we perceive it, using mind-based strategies like meditation to reduce it, and maintaining an active and exercise-rich lifestyle to bolster the immune system.   Why It Matters While short term stress does not seem to

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