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Another BFR Success Story: Meniscus Repair

Posted by Nick Licameli on  November 8, 2021
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Category: Blog
  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Another BFR Success Story: Meniscus Repair Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT   A torn meniscus…it’s like the “I got a bulging disc” or “I got a torn rotary cup” of the knee.  When a patient or athlete comes to me with fears, imaging, or a Dr. Google diagnosis indicative of a torn meniscus, 99% of the time I explain that it is quite normal and usually is not something serious. 
  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Limb Occlusion Pressure Assessment Using A Pulse Oximeter?  Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT     Look at you! You’ve just completed the online, on-demand BFR Pros course and are a newly qualified blood flow restriction (BFR) provider.  Congratulations and welcome to the club!  You are ready to save the world, one occluded limb at a time!  Then it happens… The BFR unit that your clinic director assured you she had

Another BFR Success Story: Dan Marino

Posted by Nick Licameli on  November 8, 2021
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Category: Blog
  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Another BFR Success Story: Dan Marino Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT   Ladies and gentlemen…we’ve featured professional athletes in powerlifting, bodybuilding, football, basketball, and motocross. We’ve also had postpartum women, Hollywood A-listers, and even a thunder god on the blog!  Today we have a very special treat.  Today we are showcasing the one, the only, Dan Marino!  For those of you who are not familiar with Dan Marino, he is
  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Blood Flow Restriction Training and Central Hemodynamics Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT       During any type of exercise, there is a change in peripheral blood pressure to match the demands of the task. However, not many people consider that there is also a change in central hemodynamics – namely the pressure that the aorta experiences with every pump of the heart. This is known as central blood pressure.
  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Another BFR Success Story: Blood Flow Restriction and Its Potential Use in Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Incontinence  Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT   Sometimes in life, you have to take a look deep inside and step outside the box.  In this case study, that’s just what the researchers did.  They stepped outside of the box and right into the pelvic floor!   Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is
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