Arthritis treated with Blood-flow Restriction Training (BFR)

Expiry Date
: 31/10/2026
CPD Units
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BFR training benefits Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis patients more than conventional exercise.

Keywords: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Blood Flow Restriction Training

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to review the effects and benefits of BFR training on osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis patents.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Understand that many arthritis patents have intolerance for moderate to high intensity musculature training.

  2. Understanding of what Blood flow Restriction training is and why it may work.
  3. Understanding that Low Intensity Resistance Training with BFR appears to be a promising strategy for gains in muscle strength, muscle mass and functionality in arthritic patients.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
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