Staying Active Through Injury

Staying Active Through Injury

December 20, 2017 - by Motion - in Injury, Injury & Rehabilitation

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By Michelle Steege PT, DPT The recommendations given to someone experiencing low back pain have changed drastically over the years. Previously bed rest was often encouraged, which is much different than today. Parameters vary, however “active rest” is encouraged for a large number of musculoskeletal injuries and musculoskeletal pain. So what does “active rest” mean?

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Blood flow restriction training

Blood Flow Restriction Training

September 22, 2017 - by Motion - in Health, Injury & Rehabilitation, Treatment & Prevention

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By Motion Physical Therapist: Dr. Michelle Steege PT, DPT Blood flow restriction training (BFR) is a method of exercise that utilizes an external device such as a tourniquet or blood pressure cuff to restrict blood flow to muscles during resistance training or aerobic training. Research supports the use of blood flow restriction training to increase

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