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Sounds Strange, but Blood-Flow Restriction Gaining Ground as Treatment for Injuries

By William Rabb (Reporter)

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | 688 | 0 | 80 min read

It may sound like the last thing someone would want after an injury: restricted blood flow. But blood-flow restriction therapy is gaining acceptance as a treatment for injured workers and has been shown to promote muscle growth and recovery without intense exercise, the clinical director of an East Coast physical therapy firm said Tuesday. “The name is scary,” but the treatment has been proven safe and efficacious, said Daniel Kane, clinical director at JAG-ONE Physical Therapy, which has clinics in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Kane spoke at a two-hour webinar, “...

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