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Parkview Sports Medicine offers new blood flow restriction training for injured athletes

By Aaron Dohring; Eric Dutkiewicz, 11/04/18, 12:00PM EST

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Parkview Sports Medicine is offering a new technique in athletic rehabilitation, blood flow restriction training, to injured athletes during recovery from injury.

Using a specialized cuff around the injured arm or leg, blood flow restriction training uses high intensity exercise with with lighter loads  to prevent stress on the limbs. Blood flow restriction training work to build strength and muscle size during the recovery process.

Blood flow restriction training is offered daily at the Parkview Athletic Rehabilitation clinic at SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse and The Summit and twice a week at the area hybrid clinics and Empowered Sports Club.

To learn more about the new blood flow restriction technique, visit ParkviewSportsMedicine.com, or talk to a Parkview Sports Medicine Care Navigator at 260.266.4007.