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Another BFR Success Story – Osteoarthritis

  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Another BFR Success Story: Osteoarthritis Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT     One of the themes here at The BFR Pros is that we never look at a patient and think, “How can I use BFR with this person?”  Rather, we think, “Can BFR be a tool that can help this person get back to his/her specific goals?”  This paradigm was foundational to the treatment of the gentleman featured in …

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The Blood Flow Restriction Screening Process

  Demand is coming-Are you ready? The Blood Flow Restriction Screening Process Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT       There have been many attempts to provide adequate pre-BFR training screening to rule out potentially inappropriate candidates for this modality.  A recent paper by The BFR Pros’ very own Nick Rolnick proposed a funnel-based thought process algorithm that gives BFR trained providers some guidelines and encourages relevant thought processes when making the decision to include BFR …

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Another BFR Success Story: ACL Tear in a High School Football Athlete

  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Another BFR Success Story: ACL Tear in a High School Football Athlete Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT   For a high school football captain with a bright future ahead of him, senior year can be extremely critical.  Maintenance of physical and mental health becomes absolutely crucial, along with a high degree of discipline to avoid other “extracurriculars” that typical teenagers engage in.  What happens when the captain of the team, …

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Need a BFR Elevator Pitch? We Have You Covered!

  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Need a BFR Elevator Pitch?  We Have You Covered! Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT         If you’re like me and are passionate about the ability of blood flow restriction training to impact people’s lives and help them achieve their goals, you may find yourself in one of the following situations.  Scene 1: It’s Christmas Eve and you’re at your great Aunt Betty’s annual Christmas Eve party, when …

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Another BFR Success Story: Being a Grandfather!

  Demand is coming-Are you ready? Another BFR Success Story: Being a Grandfather! Nicholas M. Licameli, PT,DPT     What happens when life throws you curve balls? You sit back and crush it out of the park! Today, we are highlighting how BFR training played an integral role in getting a hardworking grandfather of three back to his most important role…being a grandfather! The patient was a 61 year old male with left hip and knee pain. X-rays …

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