Blood Flow Restriction Therapy on Bone and Lean Mass After ACL Reconstruction
Blood Flow Restriction Therapy Preserves Lower Extremity Bone and Muscle Mass After ACL ReconstructionSports Health. 2022 Jun 27;19417381221101006.
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Thirty-two patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized to receive blood flow restriction therapy in combination with low-load resistance (n=17) or standard rehabilitation (n=15). The primary outcome of this trial was to determine changes in bone and muscle mass from presurgery to 6 and 12 weeks post-operatively. Secondary outcomes such as knee function (single leg...